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Citation: Shen, S.S.P., and R.C.J. Somerville, 2019: Climate Mathematics: Theory and Applications, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom, 391pp.

About the authors:

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Samuel S. P. Shen is Distinguished Professor of Mathematics and Statistics at San Diego State University, and Visiting Research Mathematician at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego. Formerly, he was McCalla Professor of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences at the University of Alberta, Canada, and President of the Canadian Applied and Industrial Mathematics Society. He has held visiting positions at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, the NOAA Climate Prediction Center, and the University of Tokyo. Shen holds a B.Sc. degree in Engineering Mechanics from Nanjing University of Science and Technology, and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Applied Mathematics from the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

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Richard C. J. Somerville is Distinguished Professor Emeritus at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego. He is a fellow of three scientific societies: the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the American Geophysical Union (AGU), and the American Meteorological Society (AMS). He has received awards from the AMS for his research and his popular book The Forgiving Air: Understanding Environmental Change. From the AGU, he has received two major honors, the Climate Communication Prize (2015) and the Ambassador Award (2017). Somerville holds a B.Sc. degree in Meteorology from Pennsylvania State University, and a Ph.D. degree in Meteorology from New York University.