Numerical Weather and Climate Prediction (BOK)

Thomas T Warner

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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, ensemble methods, predictability, land-surface modeling, climate modeling and downscaling, computational fluid-dynamics models, experimental designs in model-based research, verification methods, operational prediction, and special applications such as air-quality modeling and flood prediction. This volume will satisfy everyone who needs to know about atmospheric modeling for use in research or operations. It is ideal both as a textbook for a course on weather and climate prediction and as a reference text for researchers and professionals from a range of backgrounds: atmospheric science, meteorology, climatology, environmental science, geography, and geophysical fluid mechanics/dynamics.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2010 Forfatter Thomas T Warner
Forlag
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
ISBN 9780521513890
Antall sider 548 Dimensjoner 18,6cm x 26,4cm x 3,6cm
Vekt 1204 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd