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Atmospheric processes and observations

Hoskins, B.J. (2003) Atmospheric processes and observations. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 361. pp. 1945-1958. ISSN 1364-503X

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To link to this item DOI: 10.1098/rsta.2003.1264

Abstract/Summary

The central role of the atmosphere in abrupt climate change is proposed and discussed. This discussion is given in the context of the poleward transport of energy in the climate system and of climate variability and change. A number of examples based on observational and model data are used to illustrate the ideas.

Item Type:Article
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Faculty of Science > School of Mathematical, Physical and Computational Sciences > Department of Meteorology
ID Code:5190
Uncontrolled Keywords:climate; variability; extremes; chaos; energy
Publisher:Royal Society Publishing

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