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Sveriges meteorologiska och hydrologiska institute (SMHI) - Sweden

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SMHI, the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute, is a governmental institute under the auspices of the Swedish Ministry of the Environment. SMHI provides operational services and long-term research in the fields of oceanography, meteorology and hydrology to society and government. The management system of SMHI has been assessed by BVQI and found to be according to the requirements of the quality standard ISO 9001 2000 and the environmental standard ISO 14001 1996. SMHI considers the Arctic as a key area for climate research. The Rossby Centre at SMHI is conducting both model development and evaluation as well as modelling applications on process studies, climate system studies, climate change research and impact studies since 1997.