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1). Applications focusing on this synoptic timescale are widely used and well known, and are not the subject of this book. On longer timescales (such as the seasonal timescale), a likewise good initial condition of the slower components in the climate system is required: the temperature of the upper layers of the ocean and the sea surface temperature, ice cover extent, slowly varying signals in the stratosphere, and soil moisture and snow conditions on land. In addition, predictability at the seasonal timescale varies largely with seasons and across the globe since the chaotic nature of atmospheric motion destroys correlations as time proceeds.
For other variables extracted from the model run (wet day frequency, extreme precipitation, temperature), this will result in other KNMI’06 scenarios to provide the best match. Thus, the comparability to the KNMI’06 scenarios depends upon the season and relevant meteorological quantities. For extreme discharge conditions, the selected RCM matches well with the KNMI’06 scenario with the strongest signal (dominated by autumn/winter ten-day accumulated precipitation) and is thus useful for evaluating the effectiveness of the infrastructure.
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