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National Science Foundation

Climate Change: Challenges and Priorities for Basic Research, May 20, 2008,
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Slide title: Climate Models

Slide image: Four illustrations showing how the amount of detail in climate models has increased in recent years, largely because of the calculation power provided by newer supercomputers.
Explanation of the illustrations:
Grid: Surface Area
Colors: Topography

Slide image credit: Courtesy Warren Washington, NCAR. University Corporation for Atmospheric Research

Background image: Photo showing the sun setting over the ocean and a dramatic sky

Background image credit: 2009 JupiterImages Corporation

Design by: Adrian Apodaca, National Science Foundation

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