A Brief, Incomplete and Biased View of Stochastic Dynamics in Weather and Climate

C├ęcile Penland

NOAA/ESRL Physical Sciences Division

Tuesday, Jun 04, 2019, 1:00 pm
DSRC Room 1D403


Stochasticity is a direct result of dynamics. As such, it cannot be arbitrarily applied to climate and weather models but must be done so in a way that preserves physical constraints. In this talk, I will discuss why there is nothing random about a random variable, why deterministic processes are also random, and dynamically consistent ways of treating multiscale systems stochastically.


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