Hamill T. M. (August 2006): Ensemble-based atmospheric data assimilation Chapter 6. In: Predictability of Weather and Climate. Cambridge Press, 124-156. ISBN 9780521848824

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Abstract

The topic of predictability in weather and climate has advanced significantly in recent years, both in understanding the phenomena that affect weather and climate and in techniques used to model and forecast them. This book brings together some of the world's leading experts on predicting weather and climate. It addresses predictability from the theoretical to the practical, on timescales from days to decades. Topics such as the predictability of weather phenomena, coupled ocean-atmosphere systems and anthropogenic climate change are among those included. Ensemble systems for forecasting predictability are discussed extensively. Ed Lorenz, father of chaos theory, makes a contribution to theoretical analysis with a previously unpublished paper. This well-balanced volume will be a valuable resource for many years. High-calibre chapter authors and extensive subject coverage make it valuable to people with an interest in weather and climate forecasting and environmental science, from graduate students to researchers.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: PSD Publications
Divisions: Physical Sciences Division
URI: http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/pubs/id/eprint/133