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Machine learning helps in forecasting thunderstorms and researching thunder climate

Machine learning helps in forecasting thunderstorms and researching thunder climate

Machine learning, which has taken over many fields, can also be of use in climate science. A new publication has used artificial neural networks that utilise extensive teaching materials for forecasting thunder.

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Researcher Peter Ukkonen, tel. +358 400 344 153, etunimi.sukunimi@fmi.fi
Researcher Antti Mäkelä, tel. +358 50 3011988, etunimi.sukunimi@fmi.fi

Ukkonen, Peter, Agostino Manzato, and Antti Mäkelä. "Evaluation of thunderstorm predictors for Finland using reanalyses and neural networks." Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology 56.8 (2017): 2335-2352.

http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JAMC-D-16-0361.1


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