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Scientific project

Installation of the first weather station of the KATABATA project

After many adventures, the crew of the Northabout was finally able to install the first weather station in the south of Greenland. ULiège researchers are already collecting the first scientific data.

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Le réchauffement climatique influence le caractère des inondations en Belgique

Le Laboratoire de Climatologie a publié une nouvelle recherche sur l'évolution future des conditions hydroclimatiques favorisant les inondations en Belgique. Cette étude a également été le sujet d'un reportage de la RTBF.

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In memoriam

Michel Erpicum

Tribute to Professor Michel Erpicum who left much too soon. Director of the Climatology and Topoclimatology Laboratory until 2017, he was very active in the International Association of Climatology which he himself had founded in 1988. 

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Recherche & Innovation

Katabata Project: taming the winds of Greenland to generate wind energy

The Katabata project, set up by researchers from the University of Liège, aims to measure for the first time the potential of katabatic winds in the south of the Groeland with a view to setting up large wind farms there.

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an unprecedented surface melting record

Melt record of the Antarctic Ice sheet during summer 2019-2020

During this austral summer 2019-2020, the surface melt over the Antarctic continent was about twice as high as the 1981-2010 average.

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A publication in Cryosphere

Record melting of the Greenland Ice sheet in 2019

A study identifies unprecedented atmospheric conditions that led to a devastating summer and suggests that climate models may underestimate future melt.

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Une publication dans Nature

Greenland's ice mass is melting seven times faster than expected

A new study involving Xavier Fettweis reports an alarming situation, which could have an unprecedented impact.

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