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(1) we set a threshold of 0.1 mm month−1 both for current and future GCM values = they masked out all grid cells with less than 0.1 mm month−1 precipitation. That way they're avoiding dividing by very small numbers in what you correctly identified as dry areas and (2) we truncate the top 2% of anomaly values to the 98th percentile value in the empirical ...


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Unlike fat under the skin of animals (& humans) there is no worldwide layer or layers of hydrocarbons below the surface of the Earth. Crude oil, and other hydrocarbons, occurs in distinct deposits at various locations globally. At some locations some deposits overlie each other and at others there may be just one layer but at many other locations there ...


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