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3 Biotech     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
3D Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
AAPG Bulletin     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
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Abstract and Applied Analysis     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Aceh International Journal of Science and Technology     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
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Acta Polytechnica : Journal of Advanced Engineering     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Acta Scientiarum. Technology     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
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Active and Passive Electronic Components     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Adaptive Behavior     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
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Adsorption     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
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Advances in Science and Research (ASR)     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
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Alexandria Engineering Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
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American Journal of Engineering Education     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
American Journal of Environmental Engineering     Open Access   (Followers: 17)
American Journal of Industrial and Business Management     Open Access   (Followers: 23)
Analele Universitatii Ovidius Constanta - Seria Chimie     Open Access  
Annals of Combinatorics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Annals of Pure and Applied Logic     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Annals of Regional Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Annals of Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Applicable Algebra in Engineering, Communication and Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Applicable Analysis: An International Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Applied Catalysis A: General     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Applied Catalysis B: Environmental     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Applied Clay Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Applied Computational Intelligence and Soft Computing     Open Access   (Followers: 12)
Applied Magnetic Resonance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Applied Nanoscience     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
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Applied Numerical Mathematics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Applied Physics Research     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
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Applied Spatial Analysis and Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
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Archives of Thermodynamics     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Arkiv för Matematik     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
ASEE Prism     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Asia-Pacific Journal of Science and Technology     Open Access  
Asian Engineering Review     Open Access  
Asian Journal of Applied Science and Engineering     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Asian Journal of Applied Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Asian Journal of Biotechnology     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Asian Journal of Control     Hybrid Journal  
Asian Journal of Current Engineering & Maths     Open Access  
Asian Journal of Technology Innovation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Assembly Automation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
at - Automatisierungstechnik     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
ATZagenda     Hybrid Journal  
ATZextra worldwide     Hybrid Journal  
Australasian Physical & Engineering Sciences in Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Australian Journal of Multi-Disciplinary Engineering     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Autonomous Mental Development, IEEE Transactions on     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Avances en Ciencias e Ingeniería     Open Access  
Balkan Region Conference on Engineering and Business Education     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Bangladesh Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research     Open Access  
Basin Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Batteries     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Bautechnik     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Bell Labs Technical Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23)
Beni-Suef University Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
BER : Manufacturing Survey : Full Survey     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
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BER : Survey of Business Conditions in Manufacturing : An Executive Summary     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
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Bharatiya Vaigyanik evam Audyogik Anusandhan Patrika (BVAAP)     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Biofuels Engineering     Open Access  
Biointerphases     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Biomaterials Science     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Biomedical Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Biomedical Engineering and Computational Biology     Open Access   (Followers: 13)
Biomedical Engineering Letters     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Biomedical Engineering, IEEE Reviews in     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 17)
Biomedical Engineering, IEEE Transactions on     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 32)
Biomedical Engineering: Applications, Basis and Communications     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Biomedical Microdevices     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Biomedical Science and Engineering     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Biomedizinische Technik - Biomedical Engineering     Hybrid Journal  
Biomicrofluidics     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
BioNanoMaterials     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Biotechnology Progress     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 39)
Boletin Cientifico Tecnico INIMET     Open Access  
Botswana Journal of Technology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Boundary Value Problems     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Brazilian Journal of Science and Technology     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Broadcasting, IEEE Transactions on     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Bulletin of the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory     Hybrid Journal  
Cahiers, Droit, Sciences et Technologies     Open Access  
Calphad     Hybrid Journal  
Canadian Geotechnical Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25)
Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 43)
Case Studies in Engineering Failure Analysis     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Case Studies in Thermal Engineering     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Catalysis Communications     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Catalysis Letters     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Catalysis Reviews: Science and Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Catalysis Science and Technology     Free   (Followers: 7)
Catalysis Surveys from Asia     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Catalysis Today     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
CEAS Space Journal     Hybrid Journal  
Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Central European Journal of Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
CFD Letters     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Chaos : An Interdisciplinary Journal of Nonlinear Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Chaos, Solitons & Fractals     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Chinese Journal of Catalysis     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Chinese Journal of Engineering     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Chinese Science Bulletin     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Ciencia e Ingenieria Neogranadina     Open Access  
Ciencia en su PC     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Ciencias Holguin     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
CienciaUAT     Open Access  
Cientifica     Open Access  
CIRP Annals - Manufacturing Technology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
CIRP Journal of Manufacturing Science and Technology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
City, Culture and Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22)
Clay Minerals     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Clean Air Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Coal Science and Technology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Coastal Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Coastal Engineering Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Coatings     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Cogent Engineering     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Cognitive Computation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Color Research & Application     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
COMBINATORICA     Hybrid Journal  
Combustion Theory and Modelling     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Combustion, Explosion, and Shock Waves     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Communications Engineer     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology, IEEE Transactions on     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26)
Composite Interfaces     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Composite Structures     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 265)
Composites Part A : Applied Science and Manufacturing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 188)
Composites Part B : Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 278)
Composites Science and Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 183)
Comptes Rendus Mécanique     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
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Computational Geosciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Computational Optimization and Applications     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
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Computer Applications in Engineering Education     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
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Computers & Geosciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 28)
Computers & Mathematics with Applications     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Computers and Electronics in Agriculture     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
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Computing and Visualization in Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Computing in Science & Engineering     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 30)
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Concurrent Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Continuum Mechanics and Thermodynamics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Control and Dynamic Systems     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
Control Engineering Practice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 42)
Control Theory and Informatics     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Corrosion Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25)
CT&F Ciencia, Tecnologia y Futuro     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
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   ISSN (Print) 1992-0636 - ISSN (Online) 1992-0628
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  • Evaluating co-creation of knowledge: from quality criteria and indicators
           to methods

    • Abstract: Evaluating co-creation of knowledge: from quality criteria and indicators to methods
      Susanne Schuck-Zöller, Jörg Cortekar, and Daniela Jacob
      Adv. Sci. Res., 14, 305-312, https://doi.org/10.5194/asr-14-305-2017, 2017
      Climate services and other fields, that are used to integrate the users in research activities (co-creation), are pledging for existing evaluation methods to be widened up. The authors harmonize the different elements of evaluation in an evaluation cascade, scaling down from very general evaluation dimensions to tangible assessment methods and suggest how to proceed in developing evaluation criteria and indicators. Two examples demonstrate how co-creation of knowledge could be assessed.
      PubDate: 2017-11-03T13:20:28+01:00
       
  • Risk management perspective for climate service development – Results
           from a study on Finnish organizations

    • Abstract: Risk management perspective for climate service development – Results from a study on Finnish organizations
      Atte Harjanne, Riina Haavisto, Heikki Tuomenvirta, and Hilppa Gregow
      Adv. Sci. Res., 14, 293-304, https://doi.org/10.5194/asr-14-293-2017, 2017
      Weather, climate and climate change can cause significant risks to businesses and public administration. By asking Finnish organizations about their weather and climate risk perceptions and management, this study aims to improve ways climate services can support in adapting to current and future climate. The results indicate that climate risk management is often de-centralized and relies on expert networks but that practices differ between actors.
      PubDate: 2017-10-11T15:44:38+02:00
       
  • Stakeholder-based evaluation categories for regional climate services –
           a case study at the German Baltic Sea coast

    • Abstract: Stakeholder-based evaluation categories for regional climate services – a case study at the German Baltic Sea coast
      Insa Meinke
      Adv. Sci. Res., 14, 279-291, https://doi.org/10.5194/asr-14-279-2017, 2017
      In this study, categories, dimensions and criteria for evaluating regional climate services are derived by a participatory approach with potential service users at the German Baltic Sea coast. The results show that stakeholders do mainly address other components than those found in the literature. This might indicate that an evaluation, following solely literature-based (non-participative) components, is not sufficient to localize deficiencies or efficiencies within a regional climate service.
      PubDate: 2017-08-30T07:27:30+02:00
       
  • Comparison between 3D-Var and 4D-Var data assimilation methods for the
           simulation of a heavy rainfall case in central Italy

    • Abstract: Comparison between 3D-Var and 4D-Var data assimilation methods for the simulation of a heavy rainfall case in central Italy
      Vincenzo Mazzarella, Ida Maiello, Vincenzo Capozzi, Giorgio Budillon, and Rossella Ferretti
      Adv. Sci. Res., 14, 271-278, https://doi.org/10.5194/asr-14-271-2017, 2017
      This work aims to provide a comparison between three dimensional and four dimensional variational data assimilation methods (3D-Var and 4D-Var) for a heavy rainfall case in central Italy. Nine simulations are compared in terms of rainfall forecast and precipitation measured by the gauges through three statistical indicators. The assimilation of conventional observations with 4D-Var method improves the quantitative precipitation forecast (QPF) compared to 3D-Var.
      PubDate: 2017-08-11T07:27:30+02:00
       
  • The smoothing effect for renewable resources in an Afro-Eurasian power
           grid

    • Abstract: The smoothing effect for renewable resources in an Afro-Eurasian power grid
      Maria Krutova, Alexander Kies, Bruno U. Schyska, and Lueder von Bremen
      Adv. Sci. Res., 14, 253-260, https://doi.org/10.5194/asr-14-253-2017, 2017
      Renewable power systems have to cope with highly variablegeneration. Increasing the spatial extent of an interconnected powertransmission grid smooths the feed-in by exchange of excess energy over longdistances and therefore supports renewable power integration. In this work,we investigate and quantify the balancing potential of a supergrid coveringEurope, Africa and Asia. We use ten years of historical weather data to modelthe interplay of renewable generation and consumption and show that apan-continental Afro-Eurasian supergrid can smooth renewable generation to alarge extent and reduce the need for backup energy by around 50 %. Inaddition, we show that results for different weather years vary by up toapproximately 50 %.
      PubDate: 2017-07-27T13:47:34+02:00
       
  • Deriving user-informed climate information from climate model ensemble
           results

    • Abstract: Deriving user-informed climate information from climate model ensemble results
      Heike Huebener, Peter Hoffmann, Klaus Keuler, Susanne Pfeifer, Hans Ramthun, Arne Spekat, Christian Steger, and Kirsten Warrach-Sagi
      Adv. Sci. Res., 14, 261-269, https://doi.org/10.5194/asr-14-261-2017, 2017
      There is still a large gap between climate research results and their use in climate impact research and policy advisory. One of the many approaches taken to reduce this gap was a midterm user workshop of the German project ReKliEs-De. The users were asked to guide the further project work towards their needs. Conclusions from the workshop included the need for more plain text guidance on climate model strengths and weaknesses as well as more research on climate impact system functioning.
      PubDate: 2017-07-27T13:47:34+02:00
       
  • Seasonal range test run with Global Eta Framework

    • Abstract: Seasonal range test run with Global Eta Framework
      Dragan Latinović, Sin Chan Chou, and Miodrag Rančić
      Adv. Sci. Res., 14, 247-251, https://doi.org/10.5194/asr-14-247-2017, 2017
      Global Eta Framework (GEF) is run on a cubed-sphere grid topology. A nonhydrostatic version of this atmospheric model is under development at CPTEC, SP, Brazil. This note describes preliminary tests with the GEF in which model performance is evaluated in seasonal simulations at a horizontal resolution of 25 km, running in the hydrostatic mode. Comparison of these simulations with the ERA-Interim reanalyses shows the model is able to well capture the main seasonal climate characteristics.
      PubDate: 2017-07-20T10:17:35+02:00
       
  • Communicating climate change adaptation information using web-based
           platforms

    • Abstract: Communicating climate change adaptation information using web-based platforms
      Eleni Karali and Kati Mattern
      Adv. Sci. Res., 14, 241-245, https://doi.org/10.5194/asr-14-241-2017, 2017
      To facilitate progress in adaptation policy and practice, it is important not only to ensure the production of accurate, comprehensive and relevant information, but also the easy, timely and affordable access to it. Web-based platforms can play an important role in the relevant efforts, providing a cost-effective and efficient way to reach out to a wide audience. Despite the progress that has been achieved in this area in recent years, certain challenges remain and need to be further explored.
      PubDate: 2017-07-14T10:17:35+02:00
       
  • Intense sea-effect snowfall case on the western coast of Finland

    • Abstract: Intense sea-effect snowfall case on the western coast of Finland
      Taru Olsson, Tuuli Perttula, Kirsti Jylhä, and Anna Luomaranta
      Adv. Sci. Res., 14, 231-239, https://doi.org/10.5194/asr-14-231-2017, 2017
      A new national daily snowfall record was measured in Finland in January 2016 when it snowed 73 cm in less than a day at a small town on the western coast of Finland. The area of the most intense snowfall was very small, which is common in convective precipitation. In this work we used hourly weather radar images to identify the sea-effect snowfall case and found that a weather prediction model worked quite well in simulating the snowbands.
      PubDate: 2017-07-12T10:17:35+02:00
       
  • Public crowdsensing of heat waves by social media data

    • Abstract: Public crowdsensing of heat waves by social media data
      Valentina Grasso, Alfonso Crisci, Marco Morabito, Paolo Nesi, and Gianni Pantaleo
      Adv. Sci. Res., 14, 217-226, https://doi.org/10.5194/asr-14-217-2017, 2017
      This work presents an analysis of tweets related to heat waves occurred in Italy in summer 2015. Social media offer new opportunities to indirectly measure the impact of heat waves on society. Tweets related to heat conditions were retrieved and analysed for main features. The daily volume of users and messages was a valuable indicator of heat wave impact in urban areas. The volume of tweets in certain locations was used to estimate thresholds of local discomfort conditions.
      PubDate: 2017-07-11T10:17:35+02:00
       
  • Wind power application research on the fusion of the determination and
           ensemble prediction

    • Abstract: Wind power application research on the fusion of the determination and ensemble prediction
      Shi Lan, Xu Lina, and Hao Yuzhu
      Adv. Sci. Res., 14, 227-230, https://doi.org/10.5194/asr-14-227-2017, 2017
      The fused product of wind speed for the wind farm is designed through using wind speed products of ensemble prediction from European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts and professional numerical model products on wind power based on Mesoscale Model5 and Beijing Rapid Update Cycle, which is suitable for short-term wind power forecasting and electric dispatch. The result shows that the fusion forecast has made obvious improvement on the accuracy relative to the numerical forecasting.
      PubDate: 2017-07-11T10:17:35+02:00
       
  • The HIRLAM fast radiation scheme for mesoscale numerical weather
           prediction models

    • Abstract: The HIRLAM fast radiation scheme for mesoscale numerical weather prediction models
      Laura Rontu, Emily Gleeson, Petri Räisänen, Kristian Pagh Nielsen, Hannu Savijärvi, and Bent Hansen Sass
      Adv. Sci. Res., 14, 195-215, https://doi.org/10.5194/asr-14-195-2017, 2017
      This paper provides an overview of the HLRADIA shortwave (SW) and longwave (LW) broadband radiation schemes used in the HIRLAM numerical weather prediction (NWP) model and available in the HARMONIE-AROME mesoscale NWP model. The advantage of broadband, over spectral, schemes is that they can be called more frequently within the NWP model, without compromising on computational efficiency. Fast physically based radiation parametrizations are also valuable for high-resolution ensemble forecasting.
      PubDate: 2017-07-07T13:12:45+02:00
       
  • Impact of the assimilation of lightning data on the precipitation forecast
           at different forecast ranges

    • Abstract: Impact of the assimilation of lightning data on the precipitation forecast at different forecast ranges
      Stefano Federico, Marco Petracca, Giulia Panegrossi, Claudio Transerici, and Stefano Dietrich
      Adv. Sci. Res., 14, 187-194, https://doi.org/10.5194/asr-14-187-2017, 2017
      This study investigates the impact of using lightning data on the precipitation forecast at different forecast ranges (3–24 h). Twenty case studies, occurred over Italy in fall 2012, are selected to show the impact. Results show the important and positive impact of using lightning data to improve the precipitation forecast. The time range, however, is very important because the performance decreases steadily and substantially with forecasting time.
      PubDate: 2017-06-30T13:12:45+02:00
       
  • Validation of gas phase chemistry in the WRF-Chem model over Europe

    • Abstract: Validation of gas phase chemistry in the WRF-Chem model over Europe
      Jan Karlický, Peter Huszár, and Tomáš Halenka
      Adv. Sci. Res., 14, 181-186, https://doi.org/10.5194/asr-14-181-2017, 2017
      The article describes ability of the numerical atmospheric model WRF-Chem to predict concentrations of main gas pollutants over Europe. Model experiments showed that daily and annual cycles of ozone are well captured, but the model concentrations of nitride dioxide and sulfur dioxide are significantly lower than measured values. The differences between two chemical modules are significant in term of ozone daily cycle, not in the total amount of nitride and sulfur dioxide.
      PubDate: 2017-06-21T07:33:22+02:00
       
  • Assessing the usability and potential value of seasonal climate forecasts
           in land management decisions in the southwest UK: challenges and
           reflections

    • Abstract: Assessing the usability and potential value of seasonal climate forecasts in land management decisions in the southwest UK: challenges and reflections
      Marta Bruno Soares
      Adv. Sci. Res., 14, 175-180, https://doi.org/10.5194/asr-14-175-2017, 2017
      This paper reflects on the challenges of using seasonal climate forecasts (SCF) in the farming sector in a region in the UK. The findings from the study point to the need to explore and develop (new) research methods capable of addressing the complexity of the decision-making processes, such as those identified in thefarming sector and beyond. This paper contributes to ongoing discussions about how to assess the value of climate information, such as SCF, in decision-making in a meaningful way.
      PubDate: 2017-06-19T12:11:25+02:00
       
  • Evaluation of gridding procedures for air temperature over Southern Africa

    • Abstract: Evaluation of gridding procedures for air temperature over Southern Africa
      Kai-Uwe Eiselt, Frank Kaspar, Thomas Mölg, Stefan Krähenmann, Rafael Posada, and Jens O. Riede
      Adv. Sci. Res., 14, 163-173, https://doi.org/10.5194/asr-14-163-2017, 2017
      As one element of the SASSCAL initiative (a cooperation of Angola, Botswana, Namibia, Zambia, South Africa and Germany) networks of automatic weather stations have been installed or improved in Southern Africa. Here we compare interpolation methods for monthly minimum and maximum temperatures which were calculated from hourly measurements. The best interpolation results have been achieved combining multiple linear regression with three dimensional inverse distance weighted interpolation.
      PubDate: 2017-06-15T12:11:25+02:00
       
  • Severe weather as a spectacle: the Meteo-Show

    • Abstract: Severe weather as a spectacle: the Meteo-Show
      Iñaki Orbe and Santiago Gaztelumendi
      Adv. Sci. Res., 14, 153-156, https://doi.org/10.5194/asr-14-153-2017, 2017
      In this work we focus on perhaps one of the worst journalist practice whendealing with severe weather, the Meteo-Show or the extended practice,especially in TV, for using weather and meteorology for spectacle. Journalismtoday has found weather information in a real goldmine in terms ofaudience due to the growing public interest in this matter. However, as ithappens with other content, sensationalism and exaggeration have also reachedweather information, primarily when episodes of adverse nature (snow, heavyrain, floods, etc.) are addressed. In this paper we look to identify theworst practices in weather communication through analysis of examples fromreal journalist work. We present some keys to understand this trend,highlighting the ingredients that are present in the worst Meteo-show.
      PubDate: 2017-06-13T11:57:23+02:00
       
  • GPS – Zenith Total Delay assimilation in different resolution
           simulations of a heavy precipitation event over southern France

    • Abstract: GPS – Zenith Total Delay assimilation in different resolution simulations of a heavy precipitation event over southern France
      Alberto Caldas-Álvarez, Samiro Khodayar, and Olivier Bock
      Adv. Sci. Res., 14, 157-162, https://doi.org/10.5194/asr-14-157-2017, 2017
      The representation of the atmospheric moisture distribution in weather and climate prediction models has been identified as a source of error in the representation of heavy precipitation events. This research work shows the relevance of overcoming deficiencies in the representation of the moisture content in the vertical direction, even after assimilating humidity data for a case study characteristic of the western Mediterranean by early autumn.
      PubDate: 2017-06-13T11:57:23+02:00
       
  • Seasonal co-variability of surface downwelling longwave radiation for the
           1982–2009 period in the Arctic

    • Abstract: Seasonal co-variability of surface downwelling longwave radiation for the 1982–2009 period in the Arctic
      Mauro Boccolari and Flavio Parmiggiani
      Adv. Sci. Res., 14, 139-143, https://doi.org/10.5194/asr-14-139-2017, 2017
      The paper investigates, for 28 years, the correlation between the longwave radiation to the surface (SDL) and the sea ice concentration (SIC) over the Arctic Ocean. One relevant result is the strong correlations of the SDL/SIC co-variability with some main NH climate oscillations patterns. This study can help to better understand the relationship between atmospheric and cryospheric variables. The paper is based on an intensive use of some climate data sets provided by EUMETSAT and NSIDC.
      PubDate: 2017-06-01T10:43:30+02:00
       
  • On the comparability of knowledge transfer activities – a case study at
           the German Baltic Sea Coast focusing regional climate services

    • Abstract: On the comparability of knowledge transfer activities – a case study at the German Baltic Sea Coast focusing regional climate services
      Insa Meinke
      Adv. Sci. Res., 14, 145-151, https://doi.org/10.5194/asr-14-145-2017, 2017
      In this article the comparability of knowledge transfer activities is discussed by accounting for external impacts. It is shown that factors which are neither part of the knowledge transfer activity nor part of the participating institution may have significant impact on the potential usefulness of knowledge transfer activities. The results show that the comparability of knowledge transfer activities is limited and challenge the adequacy of quantitative measures in this context.
      PubDate: 2017-06-01T10:43:30+02:00
       
 
 
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