Module Overview

In this module, you’ll learn how climate data produced by Earth System Models (ESM) is translated into information that’s useful for climate change impact assessment in a particular region or location. 

Learn more about what this module is about:

Learning Outcomes

  • Explain the concept of downscaling climate model data and why it is an important step in climate change impact assessment
  • Describe the two flavours of downscaling, statistical and dynamical downscaling, and the advantages and disadvantages of each
  • Apply a simple statistical downscaling technique

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Please note that this preview is intended for exploration purposes only. If you'd like to use this module in one of your courses, to ensure playback and tracking, you must upload the SCORM package (downloadable below) to your institution's Learning Management System (ex. Blackboard, D2L, Moodle, etc). 

Type: Modules
Title Author Description
Regional Downscaling SCORM File | v2_Regional Downscaling Prof. Karen Smith

Download this module SCORM package and upload it to your institutional learning management system for use within your course(s). This module is part of the Engineering in a Changing Climate project.

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