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Climatology is the study of climate, scientifically defined as weather conditions averaged over a period of time,[1] and is a branch of the atmospheric sciences. Basic knowledge of climate can be used within shorter term weather forecasting using analog techniques such as teleconnections and climate indices.

History[change | change source]

The Greeks began the study of climate.

References[change | change source]

  1. Climate Prediction Center. Climate Glossary. Archived 2006-10-06 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved on November 23, 2006.

Other websites[change | change source]

  • Climatology News Daily publication with news in all areas of climatology plus free news feeds for webmasters.
  • Climate Prediction Center
  • IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change: The IPCC assesses the scientific, technical and socio-economic information relevant for the understanding of the risk of human-induced climate change.
  • KNMI Climate Explorer The Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute's Climate Explorer graphs climatological relationships of spatial and temporal data.
  • Climatology as a Profession Archived 2007-07-13 at the Wayback Machine Amer. Inst. of Physics account of the history of the discipline of climatology in the 20th century