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A comprehensive new handbook about weather forecasting in West Africa could help safeguard lives and resources in the region. Meteorology of Tropical West Africa: The Forecasters’ Handbook was coordinated by the University of Leeds in collaboration with international researchers and meteorological agencies to help the region’s weather forecasters. It results from...

27.01.2017 – IGT scientists Dr Jon Mound and Dr Phil Livermore had the following article published in The Conversation The Earth’s magnetic field surrounds our planet like an invisible force field – protecting life from harmful solar radiation by deflecting charged particles away. Far from being constant, this field is continuously changing. Indeed, our planet’s history includes...

The first ever comparison of six of the major global flood risk monitoring computer models has revealed wide discrepancies between the information they provide. Insurers, risk analysts and many other businesses, as well as governments and NGOs use software like these models to understand which areas of the world are...

We are pleased to announce the launch of the Fluid Dynamics at Leeds website. This website aims to provide an overview of the enormous range of Fluid Dynamics research undertaken at the University of Leeds. This includes activities led from multiple faculties including Engineering, Computing, Earth and Environment, Mathematics and Physics. Our...

Amathematical model developed at the University of Leeds could make it possible to design safer versions of the ‘fast ships’ used in many vital offshore operations. Travelling at up to 30 knots, fast ships are used for search and rescue, anti-piracy and for transporting wind farm, oil and gas personnel....