Category Archives: predictability

Arctic sea ice extent in 2014

Following last year’s simple straw poll, a similar question for this year: Will the Arctic sea ice extent for September 2014 be more or less than September 2013? Hoping for views and expectations from public and scientists alike.

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Predictions of the past & the future

What will happen to the climate over the next decade? Two new analyses consider real climate predictions made in the past and of the future decade.

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Arctic sea ice in 2013

A very simple straw poll today – will the Arctic sea ice extent in September 2013 be more or less than September 2012? Hoping for views and expectations from public and scientists alike. UPDATE: (06/09/12) Around 80% of the ~100 … Continue reading

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Predicting changes in North Atlantic temperatures

The Earth is a complex system of interacting components, such as the atmosphere and ocean, which produce a wide variety of natural variability. This natural variability ensures that the evolution of a particular region’s climate, e.g. that of Western Europe, … Continue reading

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Arctic predictability

After attending a recent workshop on Arctic predictability, I thought a brief discussion on sea-ice variability and potential predictability might be of interest.

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