Issue No.05 - September/October (2004 vol.6)
David W. Pierce , Scripps Institution of Oceanography
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MCSE.2004.32
Large-scale climate models are validated by comparing those models' means and variabilities to actual observation. New applications place more demands on such models, which we can address by examining the models' distributions of daily quantities such as temperature and precipitation.
Earth and atmospheric sciences, model validation and analysis, mathematics and statistics
David W. Pierce, "Beyond the Means: Validating Climate Models with Higher-Order Statistics", Computing in Science & Engineering, vol.6, no. 5, pp. 22-29, September/October 2004, doi:10.1109/MCSE.2004.32