Future of the Environment

How ‘high-resolution’ climate models will help Europe plan for extreme weather

Lightning strikes behind the Swiss Federal Palace in Bern. Image: REUTERS/Michael Buholzer

Dr Lizzie Kendon

Science Fellow, UK Met Office

Dr Emanuela Pichelli

Researcher, Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics

Dr Nikolina Ban

Assistant Professor, University of Innsbruck

Marjanne Zander

PhD candidate, Wageningen University and Research

Dr Carol McSweeney

Climate scientist, UK Met Office

Dr Alexander Askew

Climate-science Communicator, UK Met Office

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two maps of london showing regional climate models
Maps of London comparing the size of 12km (left) and 2.2km (right) climate model grid boxes. Image: UK Met Office
a map of the greater alpine region studied through a CPM
The greater Alpine region studied using the multi-model CPM ensemble. Image: Ban et al. (2021)
representations of the heavy summer precipitation in the alpine region through 3km and 12km models
Heavy summer precipitation represented by 3km and 12km models for the Alpine region. Image: Nikolina Ban
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