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15:49 Nov 4, 2008
English to Romanian translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: proxy
"In this depiction of global clouds, these satellite data are processed to discriminate clear (transparent) and cloudy areas. For cloudy areas, the brightness is approximated based upon the cloud top temperature relative to the surface temperature, as a ***proxy*** for the height of each cloud pixel. Due their location near the Earth's surface, low level clouds such as stratocumulus and stratus (fog) clouds may be poorly represented."
xxxMihai Badea

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Bogdan Burghelea
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Proxy (climate), a measured variable used to infer the value of a variable of interest in climate research

Proxy data: data used to study a situation, phenomenon or condition for which no direct information - such as instrumental measurements - is available.

French: indicateur par défaut
Romanian: Indicator proxy


"proxy" climate indicator is a local record that is interpreted using physical or biophysical principles to represent some combination of climate-related variations back in time


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Field (specific)IT (Information Technology) » Meteorology

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