Alaska Science Forum: Predicting the future: where do climate projections come from? or Using climate data to predict snow in Alaska - Kodiak Daily Mirror: Science

Alaska Science Forum: Predicting the future: where do climate projections come from? or Using climate data to predict snow in Alaska

Molly Rettig | Posted: Wednesday, May 15, 2013 9:00 am

In Alaska, our lives revolve around the weather. When it comes to predicting conditions like temperature, snow and rain, the best glimpse into the future comes from climate models.

But standard climate models are very broad — looking at how global climate will be affected by things like escalating carbon dioxide emissions.