The weather attractor over very short timescales

Abstract

Recent work has used ideas from the theory of dynamical systems in the study of climate and weather over timescales ranging from decades to hundreds of thousands of years1–5. In this study, similar ideas are applied to weather observations over a time interval of 11 hours. The results suggest the existence of a low-dimensional strange attractor.

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Tsonis, A., Elsner, J. The weather attractor over very short timescales. Nature 333, 545–547 (1988). https://doi.org/10.1038/333545a0

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