A national strategy for advancing climate modeling [E-Book] / Committee on a National Strategy for Advancing Climate Modeling, Board on Atmospheric Studies and Climate, Division on Earth and Life Studies.
Washington, District of Columbia : National Academies Press, [2012]
1 online resource (294 pages) : color illustrations, color maps
9780309259781 (e-book)
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Lessons from reports on climate modeling
  • Strategies for developing climate models: model hierarchy, resolution, and complexity
  • Scientific frontiers
  • Integrated climate observing system and earth system analysis
  • Characterizing, quantifying, and communicating uncertainty
  • Climate model development workforce
  • Relationship of U.S. climate modeling to other international and national efforts
  • Strategy for operational climate modeling and data distribution
  • Computational infrastructure-challenges and opportunities
  • Synergies between weather and climate modeling
  • Interface with user and educational communities
  • Strategies for optimizing U.S. institutional arrangements
  • A national strategy for advancing climate modeling.