Video: What is a climate model?

Climate model is an important tool used by climate scientists to forecast likely climate changes in the future, through the use of well-founded climate physics and super computers. [1], [2]

Video length: 9:01 min

Language: English, with Finnish subtitles (see instructions below)

Published in YouTube: 13.2.2012

Published in Climateguide.fi: 15.11.2013

For courses in Finnish upper secondary schools: GE1, GE3 (old) -> GE2, GE1 (new curriculum/OPS)

Subtitles: Video has Finnish subtitles available. If they don’t appear automatically, click the rectangular icon ”Subtitles” and choose Finnish. Video has been subtitled by the Finnish Meteorological Institute in TULUVAT-project funded by Finnish National Board of Education.

Terms of use: The video is freely usable for non-commercial purposes, such as education. Climateguide.fi website and the producer of the video should be mentioned as reference.

Authors: Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) and Finnish Meteorological Institute

References

  1. Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions: Education http://pics.uvic.ca/education
  2. Climate Insights: Bite Size. External credits and sources. February 15, 2012. http://pics.uvic.ca/sites/default/files/uploads/bitesize_credits.pdf