Nonlinear statistics of daily temperature fluctuations reproduced in a laboratory experiment.

  title={Nonlinear statistics of daily temperature fluctuations reproduced in a laboratory experiment.},
  author={Bal{\'a}zs Gy{\"u}re and Imre Bartos and Imre M. J{\'a}nosi},
  journal={Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics},
  volume={76 3 Pt 2},
  • B. GyüreI. BartosI. Jánosi
  • Published 27 September 2007
  • Environmental Science, Physics
  • Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics
The near-global statistics of daily mean temperature changes reveals a robust asymmetry. Warming steps have significantly higher frequency and lower average magnitude than those of cooling steps for most weather stations. This is a markedly nonlinear feature: Fourier surrogate time series exhibit completely symmetric increment statistics. The obtained geographic distribution of asymmetry parameters suggested an experimental test in a classical rotating tank setup. Temperature measurements in… 

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