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


Díaz Díaz, Jesús Ildefonso y 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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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.

Tipo de documento:Artículo
Palabras clave:elliptic pdes; shooting method; bifurcation; climatology
Materias:Ciencias > Matemáticas > Ecuaciones diferenciales
Código ID:15525

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