Applications of large deviation theory in geophysical fluid dynamics and climate science

@article{Glfi2021ApplicationsOL,
  title={Applications of large deviation theory in geophysical fluid dynamics and climate science},
  author={Vera Melinda G{\'a}lfi and Valerio Lucarini and Francesco Ragone and Jeroen Wouters},
  journal={La Rivista del Nuovo Cimento},
  year={2021},
  volume={44},
  pages={291-363}
}
The climate is a complex, chaotic system with many degrees of freedom. Attaining a deeper level of understanding of climate dynamics is an urgent scientific challenge, given the evolving climate crisis. In statistical physics, many-particle systems are studied using Large Deviation Theory (LDT). A great potential exists for applying LDT to problems in geophysical fluid dynamics and climate science. In particular, LDT allows for understanding the properties of persistent deviations of climatic… 

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