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book reviews Anthropogenic Climate Change. H. vo n Storch global and regional climate system. After setting the an d G . Floser, Eds. 1999 . 12 4 pp. $129.00 . scene with some textbook material on the global en- Hardbound . Springer-Verlag. ISBN 3-540-65033-4. ergy balance and atmospheric circulation, he gets down to business analyzing the relationships between regional and global climate in terms of coupled sto- This book is based on a series of lectures given at a postgraduate school on the theme of anthropogenic chastic processes. This may sound rather startling to climate change at the GKSS National Research Labo- a reader accustomed to more conventional ways of ratory in Geesthacht, near Hamburg, in the spring of introducing the climate system, but it makes perfect 1997. The idea of a compilation of lecture notes may sense to this reviewer. To all intents and purposes, our sound rather off-putting, but rest assured that the vol- climate is indeed the outcome of a stochastic process, ume is well edited, with a consistent style throughout, although many meteorologists and oceanographers a clear subject index, and a reasonably up-to-date bib- continue to find this description unsettling. liography. The benefit of the large number http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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American Meteorological Society
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Copyright © American Meteorological Society
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1520-0477
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10.1175/1520-0477-81.6.1352
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Anthropogenic Climate Change. H. vo n Storch global and regional climate system. After setting the an d G . Floser, Eds. 1999 . 12 4 pp. $129.00 . scene with some textbook material on the global en- Hardbound . Springer-Verlag. ISBN 3-540-65033-4. ergy balance and atmospheric circulation, he gets down to business analyzing the relationships between regional and global climate in terms of coupled sto- This book is based on a series of lectures given at a postgraduate school on the theme of anthropogenic chastic processes. This may sound rather startling to climate change at the GKSS National Research Labo- a reader accustomed to more conventional ways of ratory in Geesthacht, near Hamburg, in the spring of introducing the climate system, but it makes perfect 1997. The idea of a compilation of lecture notes may sense to this reviewer. To all intents and purposes, our sound rather off-putting, but rest assured that the vol- climate is indeed the outcome of a stochastic process, ume is well edited, with a consistent style throughout, although many meteorologists and oceanographers a clear subject index, and a reasonably up-to-date bib- continue to find this description unsettling. liography. The benefit of the large number

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Published: Jun 1, 2000

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