Climate Change: Multidecadal and Beyond.

Chang, Chih-Pei, Ghil, Michael, Latif, Mojib and Wallace, Mike, eds. (2015) Climate Change: Multidecadal and Beyond. . World Scientific Series on Asia-Pacific Weather and Climate . World Scientific Publishing Company, Singapur, 410 pp. ISBN 978-9814579926

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This book focuses on two major challenges in the climate sciences: 1) to describe the decadal-to-centennial variations in instrumental and proxy records; and 2) to distinguish between anthropogenic variations and natural variability. the National Taiwan University invited some of the world's leading experts across the areas of observational analysis, mathematical theory, and modeling to discuss these two issues. the outcome of the meeting is the 23 chapters in this book that review the state of the art in theoretical, observational and modeling research on internal, unforced and externally forced climate variability.

The main conclusion of this research is that internal climate variability on decadal and longer time scales is so large that sidestepping it may lead to false estimates of the climate's sensitivity to anthropogenic forcing.

Document Type: Book
Research affiliation: OceanRep > GEOMAR > FB1 Ocean Circulation and Climate Dynamics > FB1-ME Maritime Meteorology
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Date Deposited: 05 Dec 2014 09:49
Last Modified: 18 Jan 2016 13:18

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