Tag Archives: climate

It is all about the wind…

In the San Francisco Bay Area / Silicon Valley it is rather like it was in the late ’60s and early ’70s. No need for A/C. Wind more blustery. Nights so cool tomatoes will not set fruit (below 50 F). I suspect the PDO flip that caused the Great Pacific Climate Shift has flipped back. Continue reading

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Obliquity Not Stable – Massive Historic Climate Change

In the distant past, dramatically different obliquity (axial tilt) of the Earth caused some dramatic differences in climate. Continue reading

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Interesting Discussion on Models

Evaluating Models and how to describe the Earth in math, as a problem set. Some musings. Continue reading

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A FAMOUS/HadCM3 Parallel Computing Paper That Has Saved Me Years

About efficiency and Climate Models; making code parallel, and a few side remarks about run-time sensitivity to things like particular hardware and compiler settings. Continue reading

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