Where are we Going in the Study of Short-Period Climate Fluctuations?

  1. George D. Garland and
  2. John R. Apel
  1. Jerome Namias

Published Online: 21 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM060p0025

Quo Vadimus: Geophysics for the Next Generation

Quo Vadimus: Geophysics for the Next Generation

How to Cite

Namias, J. (1990) Where are we Going in the Study of Short-Period Climate Fluctuations?, in Quo Vadimus: Geophysics for the Next Generation (eds G. D. Garland and J. R. Apel), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM060p0025

Author Information

  1. Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University Of California San Diego

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1990

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904559

Online ISBN: 9781118666586

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Keywords:

  • Geophysics;
  • Geodesy

Summary

  • I. How good are present long-range simulations and forecasts and what methods are employed?

  • II. What are the influences of abnormal boundary conditions on the atmosphere and its general circulation?

  • III. Abnormal weather and climate spells lasting a few years or more

  • IV. How best can man interact with machine to produce better forecasts?