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Predictability past predictability present

Smith, Leonard A. (2006) Predictability past predictability present. In: Palmer, Tim and Hagedorn, Renate, (eds.) Predictability of Weather and Climate. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, pp. 217-250. ISBN 9780521848824

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Abstract

The topic of predictability in weather and climate has advanced significantly in recent years, both in understanding the phenomena that affect weather and climate and in techniques used to model and forecast them. This book brings together some of the world's leading experts on predicting weather and climate. It addresses predictability from the theoretical to the practical, on timescales from days to decades. Topics such as the predictability of weather phenomena, coupled ocean-atmosphere systems and anthropogenic climate change are among those included. Ensemble systems for forecasting predictability are discussed extensively. Ed Lorenz, father of chaos theory, makes a contribution to theoretical analysis with a previously unpublished paper. This well-balanced volume will be a valuable resource for many years. High-calibre chapter authors and extensive subject coverage make it valuable to people with an interest in weather and climate forecasting and environmental science, from graduate students to researchers.

Item Type: Book Section
Official URL: http://www.cambridge.org/
Additional Information: © 2006 The Author
Divisions: Statistics
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
Sets: Departments > Statistics
Date Deposited: 02 Aug 2013 13:06
Last Modified: 20 Feb 2019 05:13
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/51360

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