Questions

Questions

If sea surface temperatures are altered before the start of a climate model simulation, which has been changed? (Choose the best answer.)

The correct answer is (b) initial conditions.

Sea surface is predicted by climate models. Boundary conditions are not predicted by the model and must be specified.

Which term refers to how the statistics of the climate system will change in response to changing boundary conditions? (Choose the best answer.)

The correct answer is (b) Projection.

Projection refers to how the statistics of the climate system will change in response to changing boundary conditions. Prediction refers to the short-term evolution of the climate system from an initial state under constant boundary conditions.