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Disentangling forecast errors

By Oscar Martínez-Alvarado In a previous blog entry I discussed the factors contributing to errors in weather forecasts. These factors were sensitivity to initial conditions, incomplete knowledge of the atmosphere’s state and incomplete representation of the laws of physics governing the … Continue reading

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The hard task of understanding forecast errors

By Oscar Martínez-Alvarado For the past few months I have been thinking about differences between what the forecasts predict and what happens in reality and trying to understand how and why forecast errors develop. These questions might seem simple, but are … Continue reading

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