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Main Title Reanalysis of historical climate data for key atmospheric features : implications for attribution of causes of observed change /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Dole, Randall M.
CORP Author Climate Change Science Program (U.S.)
Publisher U.S. Climate Change Science Program,
Year Published 2009
OCLC Number 430984724
Subjects Climatic changes. ; Climatology--Research--History. ; Climatology--Mathematical models.
Internet Access
Description Access URL
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EHAM  QC981.8 C5 U56 1.3 Region 1 Library/Boston,MA 01/17/2012
Collation xiv, 136 p. ill. maps. 28cm.
Notes "December 2008." Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Notes Introduction -- Reanalysis -- Attribution -- Connections between reanalysis and attribution -- Reanalysis applications and uses -- Reanalysis of historical climate data for key atmospheric features -- Climate reanalysis and its role within a comprehensive climate observing system -- Role of reanalysis in understanding climate processes and evaluating climate models -- Using current reanalyses to identify and understand major seasonal-to-decadal climate variations -- Climate trends in surface temperature and precipitation derived from reanalyses versus from independent data -- Steps needed to improve climate reanalysis -- Attributation of the causes of climate variations and trends over North America during the modern reanalysis period -- Key findings -- Introduction -- Climate attribution and scientific methods used for establishing attribution -- Present understanding of North American annual temperature and precipitation climate trends from 1951 to 2006 -- Present understanding of United States seasonal and regional differences in temperature and precipitation trends from 1951 to 2006 -- Nature and cause of apparent rapid climate shifts from 1951 to 2006 -- Understanding of the causes for North American high-impact drought events for 1951 to 2006 -- Recommendations -- Need for a systematic approach to climate analysis and reanalysis -- Recommendations for improving future climate analyses and reanalyses -- Need for improved climate attribution -- Recommendations for improving climate attribution capabilities.
Place Published Washington, D.C.
Corporate Au Added Ent National Science and Technology Council (U.S.). Subcommittee on Global Change Research.
Title Ser Add Ent Synthesis and assessment product ; 1.3.
PUB Date Free Form 2008
Series Title Untraced Synthesis and assessment product ; 1.3
BIB Level m
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
OCLC Time Stamp 20120109144534
Language eng
SUDOCS Number PREX 30.2:H 62
Origin OCLC
Type CAT
OCLC Rec Leader 03140cam 2200349Ia 45020