Climate modelling is a young discipline. Ten years ago it was dominated by atmospheric scientists but now modelling groups are actively searching out oceanographers, ecologists and social scientists. Moreover many professionals nowadays need to be able to interpret and weigh the importance of climate model studies. Among these are demographers, economists, geologists and even politicians. The basis and mechanisms of all types of physical climate modelling are explained, in order to prepare the reader for the use of climate models. The fundamental concepts are introduced by easily understood examples which enable anyone new to this field to comprehend the relative complexities of climate models, without the need to understand each step of a particular model.
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Descrizione libro John Wiley & Sons, 1988. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. 1. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0471914622