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Cultures of prediction in atmospheric and climate science : epistemic and cultural shifts in computer-based modelling and simulation / edited by Matthias Heymann, Gabriele Gramelsberger and Martin Mahony.
Contributor(s): Heymann, Matthias [editor.] | Gramelsberger, Gabriele [editor.] | Mahony, Martin (Environmental scientist) [editor.].Material type: BookSeries: Earthscan from Routledge; Routledge environmental humanities.Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017Description: xvi, 256 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781138222984 (hardback).Subject(s): Climatology -- Mathematical models | Climatic changes -- Mathematical models | Synoptic climatology | Weather forecastingDDC classification: 551.5011 CUL
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
1.Introduction / Martin Mahony
2.Key characteristics of cultures of prediction / Martin Mahony
pt. I Junctions: Science and politics of prediction
3.Calculating the weather: Emerging cultures of prediction in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Europe / Gabriele Gramelsberger
4.Which design for a weather predictor? Speculating on the future of electronic forecasting in post-war America / Christoph Rosol
5.A new climate Hubert H. Lamb and boundary work at the UK Meteorological Office / Janet Martin-Nielsen
6.From heuristic to predictive: Making climate models into political instruments / Nils Randlev Hundebøl
7.How to develop climate models? The "gamble" of improving climate model parameterizations / Helene Guillemot
pt. II Challenges and debates: Negotiating and using simulation knowledge
8.The (re)emergence of regional climate: Mobile models, regional visions and the government of climate change / Martin Mahony
9.Bellwether, exceptionalism, and other tropes: Political coproduction of arctic climate modeling / Sverker Sorlin
10.From predictive to instructive: Using models for geoengineering / Markus Quante
11.Validating models in the face of uncertainty: Geotechnical engineering and dike vulnerability in the Netherlands / Matthijs Kouw
12.Tracing uncertainty management through four IPCC Assessment Reports and beyond / Catharina Landstrom
13.The future face of the Earth: The visual semantics of the future in the climate change imagery of the IPCC / Birgit Schneider.