The Dictionary of the Climate Debate (DCD)


Canadian Centre for Climate Modeling and Analysis
Definition: (Aka CCCMA)

A division of the Climate Research Branch of the Canadian government's department Environment Canada based at University of Victoria, this organization develops computer models of the climate system to simulate global and regional climate and climate change; it also attempts to attribute observed climate changes to specific causes and predict seasonal and longer term climate variations.

Click here to view its website.

Notes:
1. Click here to read an interview with climate modeller Nathan Urban. In it he explains how the UVic climate model works and why it has chosen to use data from the LGM to estimate climate sensitivity.


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