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A vast machine computer models, climate data, and the politics of global warming
Title:
A vast machine computer models, climate data, and the politics of global warming
Publication Information:
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2010.
ISBN:
9780262013925
Physical Description:
xxvii, 518 p. : ill., maps.
Language:
English
Contents:
Thinking globally -- Global space, universal time : seeing the planetary atmosphere -- Standards and networks : international meteorology and the Réseau Mondial -- Climatology and climate change before World War II -- Friction -- Numerical weather prediction -- The infinite forecast -- Making global data -- The first WWW -- Making data global -- Data wars -- Reanalysis : the do-over -- Parametrics and the limits of knowledge -- Simulation models and atmospheric politics, 1960-1992 -- Signal and noise : consensus, controversy, and climate change.
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