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Introduction to Three-Dimensional Climate Modeling, second edition - Warren M. Washington

Introduction to Three-Dimensional Climate Modeling, second edition


Published: 7th September 2006
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Warren M. Washington is consultant and advisor to a number of government officials and committees on climate-system modelling. Now along with Claire Parkinson (NASA) he gives the reader insight into the complex field of climate modelling. Updated and revised from the first edition, this book is a welcome reference on climate modeling; an area that is becoming more and more sought after in light of environmental changes. Suitable for those wanting an in-road into understanding climate modeling but also an excellent companion for those with some prior knowledge of modeling meteorological systems.

Introduction and historical developmentp. 1
Physical description of the climate systemp. 7
Basic model equationsp. 49
Basic methods of solving model equationsp. 149
Examples of simulations of present-day climatep. 193
Climate sensitivity experimentsp. 223
Outlook for future developmentsp. 263
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ISBN: 9781891389351
ISBN-10: 1891389351
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 380
Published: 7th September 2006
Publisher: University Science Books,U.S.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 26.3 x 18.3  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.94
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised