The Advent of Climate Science

@inproceedings{Coen2019TheAO,
  title={The Advent of Climate Science},
  author={Deborah R. Coen},
  year={2019}
}
  • D. Coen
  • Published 26 March 2019
  • Environmental Science
The advent of climate science can be defined as the historical emergence of a research program to study climate according to a modern definition of climate. Climate in this sense: (1) refers not simply to the average state of the atmosphere but also to its variabili­ ty; (2) is multiscalar, concerned with phenomena ranging from the very small and fast to the very large and slow; and (3) is understood to be influenced by the oceans, lithos­ phere, cryosphere, and biosphere. Most accounts of the… 
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