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Infinitely many stationary solutions for a simple climate model via a shooting method

Díaz Díaz, Jesús Ildefonso and Tello del Castillo, Lourdes (2002) Infinitely many stationary solutions for a simple climate model via a shooting method. Mathematical Methods in the Applied Sciences, 25 (4). pp. 327-334. ISSN 0170-4214

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Abstract

In this paper, we study the number of steady solutions of a non-linear model arising in Climatology. By applying a shooting method we show the existence of infinitely many steady solutions for some values of a parameter (the solar constant). This method allows us to determine how many times a solution attains the critical temperature (-10degreesC) at which the coalbedo is assumed to be discontinuous.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:elliptic pdes; shooting method; bifurcation; climatology
Subjects:Sciences > Mathematics > Differential equations
ID Code:15525
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