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Philosophy of Climate Science Part II: Modelling Climate Change

Frigg, Roman and Thompson, Erica and Werndl, Charlotte (2015) Philosophy of Climate Science Part II: Modelling Climate Change. Philosophy COmpass, 10 (12). pp. 965-977.

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This is the second of three parts of an introduction to the philosophy of climate science. In this second part about modelling climate change, the topics of climate modelling, confirmation of climate models, the limits of climate projections, uncertainty and finally model ensembles will be discussed.


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Item Type: Published Article or Volume
Creators:
CreatorsEmailORCID
Frigg, Romanr.p.frigg@lse.ac.uk
Thompson, Ericae.thompson@lse.ac.uk
Werndl, Charlottec.s.werndl@lse.ac.uk
Keywords: climate change, climate science, modelling, confirmation, uncertainty, model ensembles
Subjects: General Issues > Confirmation/Induction
Specific Sciences > Earth Sciences
General Issues > Models and Idealization
General Issues > Science Policy
General Issues > Theory/Observation
General Issues > Values In Science
Depositing User: Charlotte Werndl
Date Deposited: 09 Dec 2015 12:51
Last Modified: 09 Dec 2015 12:51
Item ID: 11803
Journal or Publication Title: Philosophy COmpass
Official URL: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/phc3.12...
Subjects: General Issues > Confirmation/Induction
Specific Sciences > Earth Sciences
General Issues > Models and Idealization
General Issues > Science Policy
General Issues > Theory/Observation
General Issues > Values In Science
Date: December 2015
Page Range: pp. 965-977
Volume: 10
Number: 12
URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/11803

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