Posted by: grokscience | March 20, 2013

Weather Maths

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAHumans have wanted to know tomorrow’s weather for as long as there have been todays. Only in the last few centuries, however, have we begun making mathematically sound attempts to forecast the weather. On this episode, Dr. Ian Roulstone joins us to discuss his book, Invisible in the Storm: The Role of Mathematics in Understanding Weather. We discuss the history of mathematics in weather forecasting, data assimilation, and the general applicability of those mathematics to other fields.

I’m only happy when it rains… 😉

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