Dan's Wild Wild Science Journal
New paper shows global climate model errors are significantly less than thought
Scientists have matched the output of climate models to the way the Earth's temperature record is constructed in a new study in Geophysical Research Letters. Dan Satterfield explores how climate models are doing an even better job at predicting the Earth's temperature than was thought.
On the rebound: Modeling Earth's ever-changing shape
A new modeling tool easily computes the elastic response of changes in loading on Earth's surface to high resolution. Scientists test this tool using finely detailed data on glaciers' mass changes.
New research papers
More tropical cyclones in a cooler climate?, Geophysical Research Letters
Exotic crust formation on Mercury: Consequences of a shallow, FeO-poor mantle, Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets
Influence of the superposition approximation on calculated effective dose rates from galactic cosmic rays at aerospace-related altitudes, Space Weather
Detection of recent regional sea surface temperature warming in the Caribbean and surrounding region, Geophysical Research Letters
Dynamics of hypervelocity jetting during oblique impacts of spherical projectiles investigated via ultrafast imaging, Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets
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