A Climate Modelling Primer / Edition 3

A Climate Modelling Primer / Edition 3

by Kendal McGuffie, Ann Henderson-Sellers
     
 

ISBN-10: 0470857501

ISBN-13: 9780470857502

Pub. Date: 03/11/2005

Publisher: Wiley

"A Climate Modelling Primer, Third Edition is designed to explain the basis and mechanisms of all types of current physically-based climate models." "A thoroughly revised and updated edition, this book will assist the reader in understanding the complexities and applicabilities of today's wide range of climated models." Suitable for 3rd/4th year undergraduates taking…  See more details below

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"A Climate Modelling Primer, Third Edition is designed to explain the basis and mechanisms of all types of current physically-based climate models." "A thoroughly revised and updated edition, this book will assist the reader in understanding the complexities and applicabilities of today's wide range of climated models." Suitable for 3rd/4th year undergraduates taking courses in climate modelling, economic forecasting, computer science, environmental science, geography and oceanography. Also of relevance to researchers and professionals working in related disciplines with climate models, or who need accessible technical background to climate modelling predictions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470857502
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/11/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 9.11(h) x 0.89(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Climate1
Ch. 2A history of and introduction to climate models47
Ch. 3Energy balance models81
Ch. 4Intermediate complexity models117
Ch. 5Coupled climate system models165
Ch. 6Practical climate modelling213
App. ATwentieth-century classics249

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