Equilibrium climate

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equilibrium climate

A statistically stationary state of climate; in mathematical modeling of climate, the nondrifting state eventually reached under some specified external "boundary" conditions (such as the trace greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere, the solar constant, and, perhaps, the geographical distributions of vegetation and glacial ice).

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