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Introduction to Three-Dimensional Climate Modeling

By: Warren M Washington and Claire Parkinson

University Science Books

Hardback | Jun 2005 | Edition: 2 | #155104 | ISBN: 1891389351
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About this book

Based on their experience in consulting and working for the US government (Claire Parkinson is at NASA).


Contents

PART I: Introduction and Historical Development - PART II: Physical Description of the Climate System - PART III: Basic Model Equations - PART IV: Basic Methods of Solving Model Equations - PART V: Examples of Simulations of Present-Day Climate - PART VI: Climate Sensitivity Experiments - PART VII: Outlook for Future Developments - APPENDIX A: Vector Calculus - APPENDIX B: Legendre Polynomials and Gaussian Quadrature - APPENDIX C: Derivation of Energy Equations - APPENDIX D: Unit Abbreviations - APPENDIX E: Physical Constants in Systeme International (SI) Units, and Typical Surface Albedos - APPENDIX F: Conversions and Prefixes - APPENDIX G: Greek Alphabet - APPENDIX H: Acronyms - APPENDIX I: Aerosols - APPENDIX J: Solar Radiation, Including Effects of Aerosols - APPENDIX K: Internet Sites for Climate Modeling and Climate Data - APPENDIX L: Computer Architectures Used in Climate Modeling: - Definition of Terms - Bibliography - Index - -

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