News & Views | Published:

Climate change

Models change their tune

Nature volume 430, pages 737738 (12 August 2004) | Download Citation

Subjects

Climate models are usually tuned to match observations. A new approach, in which the models are detuned instead, increases our confidence in projections of future warming.

Access optionsAccess options

Rent or Buy article

Get time limited or full article access on ReadCube.

from$8.99

All prices are NET prices.

References

  1. 1.

    Houghton, J. T. et al. (eds) Climate Change 2001: The Science of Climate Change (Cambridge Univ. Press, 2001).

  2. 2.

    et al. Nature 430, 768–772 (2004).

  3. 3.

    Dynamical Paleoclimatology (Academic, London, 2002).

  4. 4.

    & Nature 416, 723–726 (2002).

  5. 5.

    , & J. Clim. 15, 124–130 (2002).

  6. 6.

    , , , & J. Clim. 14, 3227–3239 (2001).

  7. 7.

    , , , & Geophys. Res. Lett. 31, L03202 (2004).

  8. 8.

    , , & Nature 416, 719–723 (2002).

  9. 9.

    et al. in Climate Change 2001: The Science of Climate Change (eds Houghton, J. T. et al.) 525–582 (Cambridge Univ. Press, 2001).

  10. 10.

    Nature 416, 690–691 (2002).

  11. 11.

    et al. Glob. Planet. Change 37, 103–133 (2003).

  12. 12.

    & Nature 419, 228 (2002).

  13. 13.

Download references

Author information

Affiliations

  1. Thomas F. Stocker is in the Division of Climate and Environmental Physics, Physics Institute, University of Bern, Sidlerstrasse 5, CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland. stocker@climate.unibe.ch

    • Thomas F. Stocker

Authors

  1. Search for Thomas F. Stocker in:

About this article

Publication history

Published

DOI

https://doi.org/10.1038/430737a

Further reading

Comments

By submitting a comment you agree to abide by our Terms and Community Guidelines. If you find something abusive or that does not comply with our terms or guidelines please flag it as inappropriate.

Newsletter Get the most important science stories of the day, free in your inbox. Sign up for Nature Briefing