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[Keith Dixon Northlands TV video]

A 2 minute 30 second report that aired on Duluth, MN on 6 February 2013. The piece was put together by Adam Clark, chief meteorologist for the Northland’s NewsCenter.

  • Warmer Temperatures Predicted as CO2 Rises

    [Video Link icon] [2:25]

The interviews were recorded in October 2012 at a climate science workshop for broadcast meteorologists held at at the Science Museum of Minnesota.

[Keith Dixon NRC climate model video]

A set of videos assembled by the National Research Council to coincide with the release of the report A National Strategy for Advancing Climate Modeling in September 2012

  • What do you do as a climate modeler?

    [Video Link icon]  [2:25]

  • Who uses the data and models that you develop?

    [Video Link icon]  [2:43]

  • What exciting new developments are happening in climate modeling?

    [Video Link icon] [2:54]

These recorded Skype interviews are part of the National Research Council’s (NRC)  Climate Modeling 101 site that serves as a primer on how climate models work.


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[Keith Dixon of NOAA GFDL appearing on Headline: Earth - Aug 2007]

[Thomas Delworth of NOAA GFDL appearing on Headline: Earth - Aug 2007]

Tom Delworth and I discussed climate modeling in a set of three Headline: Earth programs recorded in 2007.

  • How Climate Models Work

    [Video Link icon] [5:41]

  • Replicating The Past To Predict The Future

    [Video Link icon]  [4:48]

  • Do Climate Models Work?

    [Video Link icon]  [6:38]

In the first two videos, we answer some climate model FAQs,
describing how the big and complex computer programs known as climate
models are the best way we have to capture and express mathematically
what is known scientifically about the physical mechanisms that
comprise the vast and complex global climate system. We cover the key
role that climate models play in both advancing the scientific
understanding of how the planet’s climate system works and in
projecting future climate changes. And we explain the way the models
are assembled, tested, and their credibility assessed. In the third
video, Tom and I talk about some of the strengths and weaknesses of the
current generation of climate models, how some climate change
conclusions are more certain than others, as well as how progress is
made via increased scientific knowledge and additional computer power.

Note: Headline: Earth
host Katie Fehlinger opens with some news items before our more lengthy
interview segments begin. To skip the news items, fast forward to the
1:45 mark of each of the videos.

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Audio Podcasts

In May 2011, I was the guest on Science Studio, a 30-minute weekly radio program produced by KTEP, the NPR affiliate in El Paso, Texas.

  • [29:01] 14 Mb

As part of the
NOAA Research Matters podcast series, I
did a 12 minute interview about climate modeling with Barry Reichenbaugh

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In Print

Quoted Online, in

Newspapers & Magazines

Online: Yale Environment 360

Newspaper: The Christian Science Monitor

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