The University of Southampton
University of Southampton Institutional Repository

The probability of rapid climate change

Challenor, P. (2004) The probability of rapid climate change Significance, 1, (4), pp. 155-158.

Record type: Article

Abstract

If you look at a map of the air temperature of the surface of the Earth, you will see that North West Europe, including the UK, is warmer than Alaska, which is at the same latitude but on the Pacific rather than Atlantic Ocean. At school you were probably told that this was because of the Gulf Stream. However, there is a very similar current in the Pacific—the Kuroshio—which takes warm water north past Japan and then out into the Atlantic. Peter Challenor asks: What is the unique feature of the Atlantic that keeps us warm and could it change in the next few years?

PDF Preprint.pdf - Other
Download (714kB)

More information

Published date: 2004
Keywords: rapid climate change, SACCO, emulators, uncertainty

Identifiers

Local EPrints ID: 12436
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/12436
ISSN: 1740-9705
PURE UUID: e31dae38-b5fe-4665-a840-d1e45030fa6f

Catalogue record

Date deposited: 30 Nov 2004
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 17:03

Export record

Contributors

Author: P. Challenor

University divisions

Download statistics

Downloads from ePrints over the past year. Other digital versions may also be available to download e.g. from the publisher's website.

View more statistics

Atom RSS 1.0 RSS 2.0

Contact ePrints Soton: eprints@soton.ac.uk

ePrints Soton supports OAI 2.0 with a base URL of http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/cgi/oai2

This repository has been built using EPrints software, developed at the University of Southampton, but available to everyone to use.

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we will assume that you are happy to receive cookies on the University of Southampton website.

×