publication . Preprint . 2020

Hilbert problems for the geosciences in the 21st century – 20 years later

Michael Ghil;
Open Access
  • Published: 11 May 2020
  • Publisher: Copernicus GmbH
<jats:p>&amp;lt;p&amp;gt;&amp;lt;strong&amp;gt;Abstract.&amp;lt;/strong&amp;gt; The scientific problems posed by the Earth's atmosphere, oceans, cryosphere &amp;amp;#8211; along with the land surface and biota that interact with them &amp;amp;#8211; are central to major socio-economic and political concerns in the 21st century. It is natural, therefore, that a certain impatience should prevail in attempting to solve these problems. The point of a review paper published in this journal in 2001 was that one should proceed with all diligence, but not excessive haste: &amp;lt;q&amp;gt;festina lente,&amp;lt;/q&amp;gt; i.e. &amp;lt;q&amp;gt;hurry in a measured way.&am...
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free text keywords: Politics, Climate model, Diligence, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, History, Dynamical systems theory, Mathematical economics, Hierarchy, Ergodic theory, Hilbert's problems, symbols.namesake, symbols
Funded by
Tipping Points in the Earth System
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 820970
  • Funding stream: H2020 | RIA
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