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climate model

[′klī·mət ‚mäd·əl]
(climatology)
A mathematical representation of the earth's climate system capable of simulating its behavior under present and altered conditions.
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This article uses for the first time a very extensive set of climate data produced by two detailed climate models, which include the global climate model EC-Earth of the Royal Dutch Meteorological Institute (KNMI).
When combined with information from simulations without any carbon dioxide increases, the authors were able to assess the natural variability of each climate model.
In recent years, large initial-conditions ensembles using a single Global Climate Model (GCM) have become increasingly popular for studying the effects of anthropogenic climate change on natural climate variability and extremes.
'Observations of past warming periods suggest that a number of amplifying mechanisms, which are poorly represented in climate models, increase long-term warming beyond climate model projections,' said lead author, Prof Hubertus Fischer of the University of Bern.
With this workshop, AIOU provided a forum for dialogue between scholars and Climate Data practitioners to streamline their future research work on Climate Model Inter-comparisons and IPCCs Climate Change Projections.
The team used a new climate model to simulate and explore the wintery world. 
Wind speeds and directions predicted by the climate model explain the dominance of the seas by the Iron Fleet and the likely attack plans of invading dragon hordes from Essos.
The unit works on climate model that has been developed in Germany in 1999 by a network of 250 international researchers from 67 research centers around the world.
For example, we know how to represent rock in a global climate model rather well, yet the Andes are two kilometers too short in workhorse models used in what is called the Coupled Model Intercomparison Project Phase 5, or CMIP5.
Here I am opposing the holy brotherhood of climate model experts and the crowd of deluded citizens who believe the numbers predicted by the computer models....
The new study uses a climate model providing the first evidence that hourly summer rainfall rates could increase.
To deal with this issue, this study uses a climate model with a higher resolution than ever used before to examine future rainfall change - using 1.5km grid boxes instead of the usual 12km or larger.

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