DeepSD: Generating High Resolution Climate Change Projections through Single Image Super-Resolution

  title={DeepSD: Generating High Resolution Climate Change Projections through Single Image Super-Resolution},
  author={Thomas J. Vandal and Evan Kodra and Sangram Ganguly and Andrew R. Michaelis and Ramakrishna R. Nemani and Auroop Ratan Ganguly},
  journal={Proceedings of the 23rd ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining},
  • T. Vandal, E. Kodra, A. Ganguly
  • Published 9 March 2017
  • Environmental Science
  • Proceedings of the 23rd ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining
The impacts of climate change are felt by most critical systems, such as infrastructure, ecological systems, and power-plants. However, contemporary Earth System Models (ESM) are run at spatial resolutions too coarse for assessing effects this localized. Local scale projections can be obtained using statistical downscaling, a technique which uses historical climate observations to learn a low-resolution to high-resolution mapping. Depending on statistical modeling choices, downscaled… 

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