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inverse_blog [2014/08/06 20:41]
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 many other types of measurements together and interpolated an "​optimal"​ state estimate. ​ many other types of measurements together and interpolated an "​optimal"​ state estimate. ​
  
-But is interpolation really good? It does not take into account the  +But is interpolation really good? It does **not** take into account the  
-distribution of the temperature over the globe. And it does not take into account+distribution of the temperature over the globe. And it does **not** take into account
 the dynamics of the atmospheric movement. When you have a cold front passing the dynamics of the atmospheric movement. When you have a cold front passing
 through, for example, you do not want to linearly interpolate measurements,​ since through, for example, you do not want to linearly interpolate measurements,​ since
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 The black lines are some "​ensemble"​ of temperature distributions reflecting our knowledge The black lines are some "​ensemble"​ of temperature distributions reflecting our knowledge
 about what we think is there - usually calculated from measurements in the past.  about what we think is there - usually calculated from measurements in the past. 
-But the measurements show that the temperatures at the left+But the measurements ​(blue diamonds) ​show that the temperatures at the left
 part of the front are too high, and those on the warmer part of the front are too low. If we part of the front are too high, and those on the warmer part of the front are too low. If we
 would just interpolate,​ we would loose a lot of our knowledge about the distributions. ​ would just interpolate,​ we would loose a lot of our knowledge about the distributions. ​
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