An Introduction To Three-Dimensional Climate Modeling Second Ed / Edition 2

An Introduction To Three-Dimensional Climate Modeling Second Ed / Edition 2

by Washington, Claire L. Parkinson
     
 

This book provides an introduction to the development and use of three-dimensional climate models, including four of their major components: atmosphere, ocean, land/vegetation, and sea ice. This new edition, appropriate for scientists, graduate students, and upper-level undergraduates, has been considerably updated to include descriptions of many results and… See more details below

Overview

This book provides an introduction to the development and use of three-dimensional climate models, including four of their major components: atmosphere, ocean, land/vegetation, and sea ice. This new edition, appropriate for scientists, graduate students, and upper-level undergraduates, has been considerably updated to include descriptions of many results and additional numerical techniques developed since the mid-1980s.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781891389351
Publisher:
University Science Books
Publication date:
02/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
380
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.20(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Introduction and historical development1
Ch. 2Physical description of the climate system7
Ch. 3Basic model equations49
Ch. 4Basic methods of solving model equations149
Ch. 5Examples of simulations of present-day climate193
Ch. 6Climate sensitivity experiments223
Ch. 7Outlook for future developments263

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