chapter  10
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Long term persistence

Below is an investigation of scaling or long term persistence (LTP) in time series including temperature, precipitation and tree-ring proxies. The recognition, quantification and implications for analysis are drawn largely from Koutsoyiannis [Kou02]. They are characterized in many ways, as having long memory, self similarity in distribution, ‘long’ or ‘fat’ tails in the distribution or other properties.