Erling Calvert Dolve

The Importance of Early Forecasts

By: Kristine Skarsvåg The flooding across Western Europe this summer has been devastating. Several lives were lost, and many more suffered the damages that the extreme rainfall caused. How come so many were taken by surprise by the flood? Could we not have foreseen this disaster? Actually, it was predicted several days ahead. Specia (2021) writes in …

The Importance of Early Forecasts Read More »

From Weather Apps to Seasonal Forecasting: Why User Feedback is Key to Successful Climate Services

By: Kristine Skarsvåg This article was originally written for the CONFER project, a multinational project to strengthen the resilience to climate induced effects, and risk management in East Africa. The project is coordinated by NORCE, and similarly to Climate Futures, they focus on water, energy and food security. Communication between users and researchers is important …

From Weather Apps to Seasonal Forecasting: Why User Feedback is Key to Successful Climate Services Read More »