Archive for the 'Glossary'

CO2 Fertilization

It has sometimes been argued that the earth’s biosphere (in large part,...
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El NiƱo/Southern Oscillation (“ENSO”)

A natural coupled mode of climate variability associated with both surface...
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Empirical Orthogonal Function (“EOF”)

Spatial pattern tied to a particular mode of time/space variance in a...
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Energy Balance Model (“EBM”)

Simple climate model consisting of a uniform ocean and atmosphere that respond...
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Forcings

Forcings in the climate sense are external boundary conditions or inputs to a...
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