Leonard A. Smith

Articles by Leonard A. Smith

22 April 2008

The uncertainty in climate modeling

Claudia TebaldiGavin SchmidtJames MurphyLeonard A. Smith

Simulating the global ecosystem is complex, potentially involving infinite variables that describe and relate nature's chemical, physical, and biological processes.

10 March 2008

Climate modeling is still an abstraction of reality

While I agree strongly with Gavin on the need to improve the communication of science, I doubt we can blame the media for many problems climate science seems set to bring upon itself.

14 January 2008

In planning for the future, make room for changing forecasts

I work at the model/reality interface and am happy to join you in discussing our relationship with our models.