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The Resource Climate change and climate modeling, J. David Neelin

Climate change and climate modeling, J. David Neelin

Label
Climate change and climate modeling
Title
Climate change and climate modeling
Statement of responsibility
J. David Neelin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Provides students with a solid foundation in climate science, with which to understand global warming, natural climate variations, and climate models. As climate models are one of our primary tools for predicting and adapting to climate change, it is vital we appreciate their strengths and limitations. Also key is understanding what aspects of climate science are well understood and where quantitative uncertainties arise. This textbook will inform the future users of climate models and the decision-makers of tomorrow by providing the depth they need, while requiring no background in atmospheric science and only basic calculus and physics. Developed from a course that the author teaches at UCLA, material has been extensively class-tested and with online resources of colour figures, Powerpoint slides, and problem sets, this is a complete package for students across all sciences wishing to gain a solid grounding in climate science"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Neelin, J. David
Dewey number
551.6
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QC861.3
LC item number
.N44 2011
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
QC861.3
NAL item number
.N44 2011
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Climatology
  • Climatic changes
  • SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Meteorology & Climatology
Label
Climate change and climate modeling, J. David Neelin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Overview of climate variability and climate science -- Basics of global climate -- Physical processes in the climate system -- El Niño and year-to-year climate prediction -- Climate models -- The greenhouse effect and climate feedbacks -- Climate model scenarios for global warming
Control code
ocn645700836
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xv, 282 p.
Isbn
9780521602433
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010039193
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)645700836
Label
Climate change and climate modeling, J. David Neelin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Overview of climate variability and climate science -- Basics of global climate -- Physical processes in the climate system -- El Niño and year-to-year climate prediction -- Climate models -- The greenhouse effect and climate feedbacks -- Climate model scenarios for global warming
Control code
ocn645700836
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xv, 282 p.
Isbn
9780521602433
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010039193
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)645700836

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