climate models

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A mathematical presentation of climate based on physical, chemical, and biological properties.

Related terms:
climate changeClimate change is a lasting change in weather patterns over long periods of time. It can be a natural phenomena and and has occurred on Earth even before people inhabited it. Quite different is a current situation that is also referred to as climate change, anthropogenic climate change, or ..., climate variabilityClimate variability refers to variations in the mean state and other statistics (such as standard deviations, statistics of extremes, etc.) of the climate on all temporal and spatial scales beyond that of individual weather events. Variability may be due to natural internal processes within the ..., anthropogenic climate changeHuman activities are adding greenhouse gases, particularly carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide, to the atmosphere, which are enhancing the natural greenhouse effect. While the natural greenhouse effect is keeping average temperature on earth at about +15°C, this enhanced greenhouse effect ..., climate projectionsA projection of the response of the climate system to emission or concentration scenarios of greenhouse gases and aerosols, or radiative forcing scenarios, often based upon simulations by climate models. Climate projections are distinguished from climate predictions in order to emphasise that ..., robust decision-making, climate data, climate change scenarios, trends in climate change, climate predictability, environmental modelling

Broader terms:
climatology, climate impact research

Narrower terms:
baselineThe baseline (or reference) period defines the climatology against which future changes are projected. (UKCIP) They are used to decide on the emission reductions for Joint Implementation and Clean Development Mechanism.Emissions in the base year, or first year of reporting, are required as a ..., global climate modelsA mathematical model of the general circulation of the planet’s atmosphere or oceans based on mathematic equations that represent physical processes. These equations are the basis for complex computer programs commonly used for simulating the atmosphere or oceans of the Earth. GCMs are widely ..., regional climate modelsA regional climate model (RCM) is a climate model of higher resolution than a global climate model (GCM). It can be nested within a global model to provide more detailed simulations for a particular location. (UKCIP), dynamic climate models, statistical climate models, climatic parameters, climate diagrams

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