Climate Indicators

The role of machine learning in helping to save the planet

It's impossible for humans to go through all the data from observation and climate models, but machine learning can help Image: Unsplash/SpaceX

Navid Constantinou

ARC DECRA Research Fellow, Australian National University

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AI and computers can greatly aid efforts to create accurate climate models for the future. Image: Josué Martínez-Moreno

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This diagram shows the area covered by the SWOT satellite after three days in orbit. Although SWOT allows high-accuracy measurements, neighbouring areas in the ocean are not sampled as frequently. Image: C. Ubelmann/CLS
An artist’s impression of the SWOT satellite. Image: NASA/CERN, CC BY

maps showing ocean surface currents modelled at two different resolutions. On the left is a model akin to those typically used for climate projections. The model on the right is much more accurate and realistic, but is unfortunately too computationally restrictive to be used for climate projections. Image: COSIMA
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