Archive for the 'Glossary'

General Circulation Model (“GCM”)

Typically refers to a three-dimensional model of the global atmosphere used in...
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Greenhouse Gases (“GHGs”)

Greenhouse Gases (GHGs) refer to any atmospheric gases that absorb long wave...
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Hockey Stick

Instrumental data describing large-scale surface temperature changes are only...
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Isotopes

Isotopes can be thought of as different ‘flavours’ of a particular...
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Little Ice Age (“LIA”)

Term originally introduced in the late 1930s by Matthes (1939) to describe a...
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