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Climate Scientists Put Predictions to the Test

September 17, 2012

Xubin Zeng and graduate students A study has found that climate prediction models are good at forecasting long-term climate patterns on a global scale but lose their edge when applied to time frames shorter than three decades and on smaller geographic scales. The goal of the research was to bridge the communities of climate scientists and weather forecasters, who sometimes disagree with respect to climate change. Full Story

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