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State-of-the-art with regional climate models

Rummukainen, Markku LU (2010) In Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change 1(1). p.82-96
Abstract
Regional climate models are used by a large number of groups, for more or less all regions of the world. Regional climate models are complementary to global climate models. A typical use of regional climate models is to add further detail to global climate analyses or simulations, or to study climate processes in more detail than global models allow. The relationship between global and regional climate models is much akin to that of global and regional weather forecasting models. Over the past 20 years, the development of regional climate models has led to increased resolution, longer model runs, and steps towards regional climate system models. During recent years, community efforts have started to emerge in earnest, which can be expected... (More)
Regional climate models are used by a large number of groups, for more or less all regions of the world. Regional climate models are complementary to global climate models. A typical use of regional climate models is to add further detail to global climate analyses or simulations, or to study climate processes in more detail than global models allow. The relationship between global and regional climate models is much akin to that of global and regional weather forecasting models. Over the past 20 years, the development of regional climate models has led to increased resolution, longer model runs, and steps towards regional climate system models. During recent years, community efforts have started to emerge in earnest, which can be expected to further advance the state-of-the-art in regional climate modeling. Applications of regional climate models span both the past and possible future climates, facilitating climate impact studies, information and support to climate policy, and adaptation. (Less)
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regional climate models, RCM, regional klimatmodellering, regional klimatmodell, climate modelling
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Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change
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1
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1
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82 - 96
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John Wiley & Sons
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1757-7799
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10.1002/wcc.008
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  abstract     = {Regional climate models are used by a large number of groups, for more or less all regions of the world. Regional climate models are complementary to global climate models. A typical use of regional climate models is to add further detail to global climate analyses or simulations, or to study climate processes in more detail than global models allow. The relationship between global and regional climate models is much akin to that of global and regional weather forecasting models. Over the past 20 years, the development of regional climate models has led to increased resolution, longer model runs, and steps towards regional climate system models. During recent years, community efforts have started to emerge in earnest, which can be expected to further advance the state-of-the-art in regional climate modeling. Applications of regional climate models span both the past and possible future climates, facilitating climate impact studies, information and support to climate policy, and adaptation.},
  author       = {Rummukainen, Markku},
  issn         = {1757-7799},
  keyword      = {regional climate models,RCM,regional klimatmodellering,regional klimatmodell,climate modelling},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {1},
  pages        = {82--96},
  publisher    = {John Wiley & Sons},
  series       = {Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change},
  title        = {State-of-the-art with regional climate models},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/wcc.008},
  volume       = {1},
  year         = {2010},
}