Monthly Archives: July 2017

Time scales of atmospheric circulation response to CO2 forcing

By Paulo Ceppi An important question in current climate change research is, how will atmospheric circulation change as the climate warms? When simulating future climate scenarios, models commonly predict a shift of the midlatitude circulation to higher latitudes in both … Continue reading

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What’s in a number?

By Nancy Nichols Should you care about the numerical accuracy of your computer? After all, most machines now retain about 16 digits of accuracy, but usually only about 3-4 figures of accuracy are needed for most applications;  so what’s the … Continue reading

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A Presidential address …

By Ellie Highwood I have been President of the Royal Meteorological Society (RMetS) for almost a year now (I will serve two years in total) and people keep asking me “how’s it going?” or “are you enjoying it?” Before I answer … Continue reading

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