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Analog Models for Empirical-Statistical Downscaling

"Global climate models (GCM) are fundamental tools for weather forecasting and climate predictions at different time scales, from intraseasonal prediction to climate change projections. Their design allows GCMs to simulate the global climate adequately, but they are not able to skillfully simulate local/regional climates. ..." – By María Laura Bettolli

Perceptions of and Resilience to Coastal Climate Risks

"This dynamism of material changes and meaning poses particular challenges to the coastal population where the ever-changing environment and people’s search for constancy are often at odds. This is especially evident when coastal communities attempt to adapt to the future changes caused by climate change (Ratter & Walsh, 2019). ..." – By Beate Ratter and Catherine Leyshon

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