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32 Models of Global and Regional Climate

Part 3. Meteorology and Climatology

  1. Hans von Storch

Published Online: 15 APR 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470848944.hsa035

Encyclopedia of Hydrological Sciences

Encyclopedia of Hydrological Sciences

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von Storch, H. 2006. Models of Global and Regional Climate. Encyclopedia of Hydrological Sciences. 3:32.

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  1. Institute of Coastal Research, GKSS Research Centre, Geesthacht, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2006


The concept of climate simulations with quasi-realistic climate models is discussed and illustrated with examples. The relevant problem of deriving regional and local specifications is considered as well.


  • climate models;
  • downscaling;
  • global climate;
  • reconstructions;
  • regional climate