Author: Joao Monteiro Correia

  • Journal Club: 20-11-2017

    Article Title: North Atlantic Oscillation amplifies orographic precipitation and river flow in upland Britain Published in the Water Resources Research journal in June 2013. Authors: T. P. Burt and N. J. K. Howden. This article assessed the relationship between both precipitation and river flow and the North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) in Britain. For this, the […]

  • Probabilistic Skill Scores

    Assessments of the skill of probabilistic forecast models utilize various skil scores. Those range from being scalar scores, to visual graphs that express scores according to different forecasting conditions (e.g. extreme events’ probability of occurrence). Attached is a summary document that briefly describes, explains and showcases some of the most common probabilistic skill scores used […]

  • Journal Club: 29-08-2017

    Article Title: The relationship between wind power, electricity demand and winter weather patterns in Great Britain Published in the Environmental Research Letters journal, in 2017. Main author: Hazel E. Thornton, from UK’s Met Office. This article assessed the relationship between electricity demand and the availability of wind power, relating both of these to weather patterns […]

  • Journal Club: 18-07-2017

    Article Title: Skilful seasonal predictions for the European energy industry Published in the Environmental Research Letters journal, in 2017. This article, produced by the UK’s Met Office Hadley Centre, is a follow up on previous recent research conducted by scientists from the same centre. That previous research has been able to reproduce the North Atlantic Oscillation […]