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The Resource A vast machine : computer models, climate data, and the politics of global warming, Paul N. Edwards

A vast machine : computer models, climate data, and the politics of global warming, Paul N. Edwards

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A vast machine : computer models, climate data, and the politics of global warming
Title
A vast machine
Title remainder
computer models, climate data, and the politics of global warming
Statement of responsibility
Paul N. Edwards
Title variation
A vast machine
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Edwards argues that all our knowledge about climate change comes from three kinds of computer models: simulation models of weather and climate; reanalysis models, which recreate climate history from historical weather data; and data models, used to combine and adjust measurements from many different sources
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Edwards, Paul N
Dewey number
551.63
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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  • Climatology
  • Climatology
  • Climatology
  • Global temperature changes
  • Meteorology
  • Weather forecasting
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A vast machine : computer models, climate data, and the politics of global warming, Paul N. Edwards
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Publication
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Formerly CIP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Content category
text
Contents
Thinking globally -- Global space, universal time : seeing the planetary atmosphere -- Standards and networks: international meteorology and the R⥳eau Mondial -- Climatology and climate change before World War II -- Friction -- Numerical weather prediction -- The infinite forecast -- Making global data -- The first WWW -- Making data global -- Data wars -- Reanalysis : the do-over -- Para-metrics and the limits of knowledge -- Simulation models and atmospheric politics 1960-1992 -- Signal and noise : consensus, controversy, and climate change
Control code
000044576163
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxvii, 518 p.
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Restricted to users at subscribing institutions
Isbn
9780262013925
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2009030678
Other control number
3132619
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)609752741
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
A vast machine : computer models, climate data, and the politics of global warming, Paul N. Edwards
Publication
Note
Formerly CIP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Content category
text
Contents
Thinking globally -- Global space, universal time : seeing the planetary atmosphere -- Standards and networks: international meteorology and the R⥳eau Mondial -- Climatology and climate change before World War II -- Friction -- Numerical weather prediction -- The infinite forecast -- Making global data -- The first WWW -- Making data global -- Data wars -- Reanalysis : the do-over -- Para-metrics and the limits of knowledge -- Simulation models and atmospheric politics 1960-1992 -- Signal and noise : consensus, controversy, and climate change
Control code
000044576163
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxvii, 518 p.
Governing access note
Restricted to users at subscribing institutions
Isbn
9780262013925
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2009030678
Other control number
3132619
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)609752741
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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