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Weather, Macroweather, and the Climate: Our Random Yet Predictable Atmosphere

Shaun Lovejoy

Abstract

Weather, Macroweather, and the Climate is an insider's attempt to explain as simply as possible how to understand the atmospheric variability that occurs over an astonishing range of scales: from millimeters to the size of the planet, from milliseconds to billions of years. The variability is so large that standard ways of dealing with it are utterly inadequate: in 2015, it was found that classical approaches had underestimated the variability by the astronomical factor of a quadrillion (a million billion). Author Shaun Lovejoy asks - and answers - many fundamental questions such as: Is the a ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780190864217
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190864217.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Shaun Lovejoy, author