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Dan Hughes

Viscous Dissipation in the NASA/GISS ModelE Code is Wrong …

it is not even viscous dissipation. There is also an energy imbalance in the NASA/GISS ModelE code due to the error in the ‘viscous dissipation’. The energy imbalance is about the same magnitude as the imbalance associated with increased concentrations of CO2 in the atmosphere.

Updated January 14, 2009, down near the end.

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January 13, 2009 Posted by | Verification | , , | 17 Comments