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Numerical weather and climate prediction

Author: Thomas T Warner
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This textbook provides a comprehensive yet accessible treatment of weather and climate prediction, for graduate students, researchers, and professionals. It teaches the strengths, weaknesses, and best practices for the use of atmospheric models. It is ideal for the many scientists who use such models across a wide variety of applications. The book describes the different numerical methods, data assimilation,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Warner, Thomas T.
Numerical weather and climate prediction.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011
(DLC) 2010035492
(OCoLC)663101333
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas T Warner
ISBN: 9780511933189 0511933185 9780511927980 0511927983 9780511930492 0511930496 9780511763243 0511763247
OCLC Number: 701052740
Awards: Winner of Outstanding Publication Award, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) 2011
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 526 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction --
The governing systems of equations --
Numerical solutions to the equations --
Physical-process parameterizations --
Modeling surface processes --
Model initialization --
Ensemble methods --
Predictability --
Verification methods --
Experimental design in model-based research --
Techniques for analyzing model output --
Operational numerical weather prediction --
Statistical post processing of model output --
Coupled special-applications models --
Computational fluid-dynamics models --
Climate modeling and downscaling --
Appendix: suggested code structure and experiments for a simple shallow-fluid model.
Responsibility: Thomas Tomkins Warner.
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