MAM 09

April 2009Mathematics and Climate

One of the most important challenges of our time is modeling global climate. Some of the fundamental questions researchers are currently addressing are:
How long will the summer Arctic sea ice pack survive?Are hurricanes and other severe weather events getting stronger?How much will sea level rise as ice sheets melt?How do human activities affect climate change?How is global climate monitored?
Calculus, differential equations, numerical analysis, probability, and statistics are just some of the areas of mathematics used to understand the oceans, atmosphere, and polar ice caps, and the complex interactions among these vast systems.

MAM 09 Essays
Importance Of Sea Ice In The Global Eco System
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Chaotic Convection in a Toy Climate
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Mathematics in Energy Production
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Hurricanes and Climate
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Mathematics And Sea Ice Interview
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Curiculum Ideas
Empower Your Students: Bring a State of the Planet Course to Your School
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