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New training course for weather forecasters in Southeast Africa

Forecasting tropical cyclones is a significant challenge so specific training to update on the latest research developments contributes to and enhances the existing knowledge and experience of operational forecasters. With the combined expertise in weather modelling, climate drivers and delivering technical training, the IEA are ideally placed to assist with turning research outputs into engaging learning activities for forecasters and forecast users.

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Prototype climate services highlighted at UK-China conference

The IEA is producing a wide range of user-friendly content to encourage take-up by governments, environmental resource managers and organisations, potentially around the world. It will include data visualisations, demonstrators, dissemination and training materials, a searchable catalogue of CSSP China’s 350-plus published papers and a website, produced in English with many resources translated into Mandarin.

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Where to turn for climate-resilient infrastructure data?

Where you obtain trusted climate data? How do you use it? What are its strengths and weaknesses? What do the numbers mean? Are they differences or absolute values? Are data from climate models directly relatable to weather observations? What’s the best model? Should multiple models be used? We are leading architects, designers and construction companies across Europe through the tangle - read our blog

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Satellite data expertise will protect vulnerable from floods

On World Humanitarian Day (August 19) it has been announced that the Institute for Environmental Analytics (IEA) has been awarded a contract to use satellite data analytics to protect vulnerable people in informal settlements in Colombia from flooding.

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Renewable energy space technology initiative for Saint Lucia

Saint Lucia and the IEA have launched a new partnership to support the island’s transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy through our RE-SAT renewable energy analytics platform, supported by the UK Space Agency's International Partnership Programme.

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Business as usual, despite Covid-19

Not only is it business as usual as we continue to share our data analytics expertise with governments and organisations around the world - we've extended the run of our free Big Data course - find out more

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The world is benefitting from a UK-China Climate Science Partnership

The CSSP China project is now bearing fruit. It has recovered vital historical weather data which would otherwise be lost to us; it can look into the future and warn about upcoming extreme rainfall along the mighty but often destructive Yangtze river and it can warn about the number of tropical cyclones hitting dry land, with all its terrible consequences for East Asia.

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Demonstrator offer for SMEs – limited time only

Calling UK SMEs & start-ups! As part of an industry support project, we are offering a funded demonstrator project to help a UK SME make better use of data to improve its business operations or develop a proof-of-concept product. All you need to do to submit your proposal is send us a brief outline of your idea.

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Watch this Space! An inspiring fan-girl moment at Space2Connect

With a stellar 1,000 space innovators, the largest-ever space applications networking event in the UK rightly made headlines, but it is also the quality of those connections that make Space2Connect an unmissable date in my calendar. Not to mention the chance to see my radio hero in real life! There were 300 participants in the 1st year, ~500 the second year and ~1000 in 2020, Space2Connect has given a strong message that the sector is growing and those working in it are very eager to connect,…

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