Examples of grid box systems used in GCMS. On left is a latitude-longitude grid with dots representing grid cell centers. On right, is a geodesic grid with a color-coded plot of observed sea-surface temperatures.
Bloom (2010) Global Climate Change: Convergence of Disciplines, Sinauer Assoc.
Downscaling and Regional Climate ModelsLast Updated on 2012-05-07 at 13:01
Global climate system models have a coarse spatial resolution (for example, typical Atmospheric general circulation models have spatial resolution of 200 km in the... More »