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Climate System Dynamics and Modelling

Authors

Hugues Goosse, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium

Description

This textbook presents all aspects of climate system dynamics, on all timescales from the Earth's formation to modern human-induced climate change. It discusses the dominant feedbacks and interactions between all the components of the climate system: atmosphere, ocean, land surface and ice sheets. It addresses one of the key challenges for a course on the climate system: students can come from a range of backgrounds. A glossary of key terms is provided for students with little background in the climate…

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Key features

  • Covers all aspects of climate system dynamics and modelling for students, scientists and professionals
  • Makes links between various relevant disciplines: atmospheric dynamics, physical and chemical oceanography, geology and numerical analysis
  • Basic mathematical developments are presented but the concepts are also explained with words and illustrations
  • Includes a full glossary and extensive end-of-chapter review exercises with solutions in the back of the book; the interactive models are also available online with regularly updated PowerPoint slides, including additional figures

About the book

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781316018682
  • Subjects Atmospheric Science,Climate,Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • Format: Paperback
    • Publication date: 17 August 2015
    • ISBN: 9781107445833
    • Dimensions (mm): 253 x 177 mm
    • Weight: 0.8kg
    • Contains: 3 b/w illus. 185 colour illus. 5 tables 95 exercises
    • Page extent: 273 pages
    • Availability: Manufactured on demand: supplied direct from the printer
  • Format: Hardback
    • Publication date: 10 August 2015
    • ISBN: 9781107083899
    • Dimensions (mm): 253 x 177 mm
    • Weight: 0.97kg
    • Contains: 3 b/w illus. 185 colour illus. 5 tables 95 exercises
    • Page extent: 373 pages
    • Availability: In stock
  • Format: Digital
    • Publication date: 26 January 2019
    • ISBN: 9781316018682

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