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Research article
04 May 2021
Research article |  | 04 May 2021

The half-order energy balance equation – Part 1: The homogeneous HEBE and long memories

Shaun Lovejoy

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Monthly scale, seasonal-scale, and decadal-scale modeling of the atmosphere is possible using the principle of energy balance. Yet the scope of classical approaches is limited because they do not adequately deal with energy storage in the Earth system. We show that the introduction of a vertical coordinate implies that the storage has a huge memory. This memory can be used for macroweather (long-range) forecasts and climate projections.
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