Macroweather is what you expect

While short-term weather is notoriously volatile, climate is thought to represent a kind of average weather pattern over a long period. This dichotomy provides the analytical framework for scientific thinking about atmospheric variability, including climate change. But the weather-climate dichotomy paints an incomplete picture, according to McGill University physics professor Shaun Lovejoy. He argues that statistical analysis shows there is a period between short-term weather and long-term clima…

Fuente : http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-02/mu-…



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