Tag: Verification

A Verification Framework for Interannual-to-Decadal Predictions Experiments

  • Journal: Climate Dynamics
  • Publisher: Springer
  • Published: August 2012

Author(s):

L. Goddard
A. Kumar
A. Solomon
D. Smith
G. Boer
P. Gonzalez
V. Kharin
W. Merryfield
C. Deser
S. J. Mason
B. P. Kirtman
R. Msadek
R. Sutton
E. Hawkins
T. Fricker
G. Hegerl
C. A. T. Ferro
D. B. Stephenson
G. A. Meehl
T. Stockdale
R. Burgman
A. M. Greene
Y. Kushnir
M. Newman
J. Carton
I. Fukumori
T. Delworth

The Truth About Verification

In December 2011, the International Research Institute for Climate and Society issued a seasonal precipitation forecast. The forecast called for a 75 percent chance of above normal precipitation over parts of the Philippines between January and March. As the months played out, storms brought roughly eight inches more rain than usual for the period. That’s about 85 percent […]

Climate Services: Science = Credibility

This is the fourth of ten interviews with climate and development experts conducted at the International Conference on Climate Services, held at Columbia University in October 2011. John Zillman is the former president of the World Meteorological Organization and is currently a Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow at the University of Melbourne in Australia. “The really big challenge these […]