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Introduction to the Mathematics of Climate at UMN - Lecture 2

This is lecture 2 in the series "Introduction to the Mathematics of Climate" offered at the University of Minnesota in 2014 with the support of MCRN and The Institute for Mathematics and its Applications.It continues to address the questionsIs the globe warming?What determines the Earth's temper…
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Introduction to the Mathematics of Climate at UMN - Lecture 5

This is lecture 5 in the series "Introduction to the Mathematics of Climate" offered at the University of Minnesota in 2014 with the support of MCRN and The Institute for Mathematics and its Applications.It explores the what and why of Earth's glacial cycles. Topics treated include:how analysis …
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Introduction to the Mathematics of Climate at UMN - Lecture 7

This is lecture 7 in the series "Introduction to the Mathematics of Climate" offered at the University of Minnesota in 2014 with the support of MCRN and The Institute for Mathematics and its Applications.It reviews previous lectures on glacial cycles, and illustrates how Budyko's model fails to …
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Introduction to the Mathematics of Climate at UMN - Lecture 8

This is lecture 8 in the series "Introduction to the Mathematics of Climate" offered at the University of Minnesota in 2014 with the support of MCRN and The Institute for Mathematics and its Applications.It continues the survey of recent developments in modeling glacial cycles, including Huybers'…
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Introduction to the Mathematics of Climate at UMN - Lecture 9

This is lecture 9 in the series "Introduction to the Mathematics of Climate" offered at the University of Minnesota in 2014 with the support of MCRN and The Institute for Mathematics and its Applications.It delves deeper into how isotopes, particularly Oxygen-18, are used to know past climates, and …
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Introduction to the Mathematics of Climate at UMN - Lecture 14

This is lecture 14 in the series "Introduction to the Mathematics of Climate" offered at the University of Minnesota in 2014 with the support of MCRN and The Institute for Mathematics and its Applications.It provides an introduction to linear analysis of equilibria to better understand the nature of…
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Minimal Complexity Paleoclimate Modeling: Connection between the carbon cycle and glacial cycles

Annotated Bibliography by Samantha Oestreicher for Minimal Complexity Paleoclimate Modeling Concerned with the Connection between the Carbon Cycle and the Glacial Cycles. Annotated bibliography by Samantha Oestreicher for Minimal Complexity Paleoclimate Modeling Concerned with the Connection between…
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Introduction to the Mathematics of Climate

…rse webpage and syllabus below for additional information.Course webpage SyllabusLectures: 2:30 - 3:45 pm MWLind Hall 305Instructor: Professor Richard McGehee   Textbook: Hans Kaper and Hans Engler, Mathematics & Climate, SIAM, 2013. more...   Course Grade: Homework 25Project 65Subjective Evaluation* 10Total 100*The subjective evaluation includes class participation and effort.   Project: Each student must complete a class project according to the following schedule. Students are expected to discuss the project with the instructor before the preliminary proposal is due on October 1. Group proje…
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Introduction to the Mathematics of Climate at UMN - Lecture 4

This is lecture 4 in the series "Introduction to the Mathematics of Climate" offered at the University of Minnesota in 2014 with the support of MCRN and The Institute for Mathematics and its Applications.It begins by summarizing various energy balance models, building in complexity toward Budyko'…
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Introduction to the Mathematics of Climate at UMN - Lecture 6

This is lecture 6 in the series "Introduction to the Mathematics of Climate" offered at the University of Minnesota in 2014 with the support of MCRN and The Institute for Mathematics and its Applications.It continues with lecture 5's topics of glacial cycles, Milankovitch cycles, obliquity, prec…
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Introduction to the Mathematics of Climate at UMN - Lecture 11

This is lecture 11 in the series "Introduction to the Mathematics of Climate" offered at the University of Minnesota in 2014 with the support of MCRN and The Institute for Mathematics and its Applications.This lecture scrutinizes some spurious and some good science in the film "The Day After Tomorro…
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Introduction to the Mathematics of Climate at UMN - Lecture 13

This is lecture 13 in the series "Introduction to the Mathematics of Climate" offered at the University of Minnesota in 2014 with the support of MCRN and The Institute for Mathematics and its Applications.This lecture works through the details of Stommel's Ocean Box Model, which displays two con…
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Introduction to the Mathematics of Climate at UMN - Lecture 18

This is lecture 18 in the series "Introduction to the Mathematics of Climate" offered at the University of Minnesota in 2014 with the support of MCRN and The Institute for Mathematics and its Applications.This lecture applies the analytic tools of classifying equilibria developed in lectures 14-17 t…
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Introduction to the Mathematics of Climate at UMN - Lecture 20

This is lecture 20 in the series "Introduction to the Mathematics of Climate" offered at the University of Minnesota in 2014 with the support of MCRN and The Institute for Mathematics and its Applications.It discusses the Hopf bifurcation and explores whether such a mechanism might underlie the mid-…
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Introduction to the Mathematics of Climate at UMN - Lecture 1

This is lecture 1 in the series "Introduction to the Mathematics of Climate" offered at the University of Minnesota in 2014 with the support of MCRN and The Institute for Mathematics and its Applications.It begins to address questions 1 and 2 of the following using data and energy balance models: Is…
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Introduction to the Mathematics of Climate at UMN - Lecture 10

This is lecture 10 in the series "Introduction to the Mathematics of Climate" offered at the University of Minnesota in 2014 with the support of MCRN and The Institute for Mathematics and its Applications.It describes the isotopes of carbon and fractionation of isotopes during photosynthesis. We see…
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Introduction to the Mathematics of Climate at UMN - Lecture 12

This is lecture 12 in the series "Introduction to the Mathematics of Climate" offered at the University of Minnesota in 2014 with the support of MCRN and The Institute for Mathematics and its Applications.It begins an in-depth look at ocean circulation, starting with visual representations and intro…
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Global Warming Could Be Nonlinear

It is widely acknowledged that many components of the Earth's climate system exhibit nonlinear behavior when forced, with examples ranging from ice sheets to ocean circulations to savanna. These changes, as profound as they are, are not expected to greatly impact global climate, as characterized…
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