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Title Predictability of weather and climate / edited by Tim Palmer and Renate Hagedorn.

Imprint Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.

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Description 1 online resource : illustrations (some color), maps
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Predictability of weather and climate : from theory to practice / T.N. Palmer -- Predictability from a dynamical meteorological perspective / Brian Hoskins -- Predictability -- a problem partly solved / Edward N. Lorenz -- The Liouville equation and atmospheric predictability / Martin Ehrendorfer -- Application of generalised stability theory to deterministic and statistical prediction / Petros J. Ioannou and Brian F. Farrell -- Ensemble-based atmospheric data assimiliation / Thomas M. Hamill -- Ensemble forecasting and data assimilation : two problems with the same solution? / Eugenia Kalnay [and others] -- Approximating optimal state estimation / Brian F. Farrell and Petros J. Ioannou -- Predictability past, predictability present / Leonard A. Smith -- Predictability of coupled processes / Axel Timmermann and Fei-Fei Jin -- Predictability of tropical intraseasonal variability / Duane E. Waliser -- Predictability of seasonal climate variations : a pedagogical review / J. Shuklas and J.L. Kinter III -- Predictability of the North Atlantic thermohaline circulation / Mojib Latif, Holger Pohlmann and Wonsun Park -- On the predictability of flow-regime properties on interannual to interdecadal timescales / Franco Molteni, Fred Kucharski and Susanna Corti -- Model error in weather and climate forecasting / Myles Allen [and others] -- Observations, assimiliation and the improvement of global weather prediction -- some results from operational forecasting and ERA-40 / Adrian J. Simmons -- The ECMWF Ensemble Prediction System / Roberto Buizza -- Limited-area ensemble forecasting : the COSMO-LEPS System / Stefano Tibaldi [and others] -- Operational seasonal prediction / David L.T. Anderson -- Weather and seasonal climate forecasts using the superensemble apprach / T.N. Krishnamurti [and others] -- Predictability and targeted observations / Alan Thorpe and Guðrún Nína Petersen -- The attributes of forecast systems : a general framework for the evaluation and calibration of weather forecasts / Zoltan Toth, Olivier Talagrand ans Yuejian Zhu -- Predictability from a forecast provider's perspective / Ken Mylne -- Ensemble forecasts : can they provide useful early warnings? / François Lalaurette and Gerald van der Grijn -- Predictability and economic value / David S. Richardson -- A three-tier overlapping prediction scheme : tools for strategic and tactical decisions in the developing world / Peter J. Webster [and others] -- DEMETER and the application of seasonal forecasts / Renate Hagedorn, Francisco J. Doblas-Reyes and T.N. Palmer.
Summary With contributions by leading experts, including an unpublished paper by Ed Lorenz, this book covers many topics in weather and climate predictability. It will interest those in the fields of environmental science and weather and climate forecasting, from graduate students to researchers, by examining theoretical and practical aspects of predictability.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Weather forecasting.
Probability forecasts (Meteorology)
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Palmer, Tim.
Hagedorn, Renate.
Other Form: Print version: Predictability of weather and climate. Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006 9780521848824 (DLC) 2006284318 (OCoLC)70803840
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