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Climate Forcing by Anthropogenic Aerosols
Although long considered to be of marginal importance to global climate change, tropospheric aerosol contributes substantially to radiative forcing, and anthropogenic sulfate aerosol in particularExpand
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Cloud-Radiative Forcing and Climate: Results from the Earth Radiation Budget Experiment
The study of climate and climate change is hindered by a lack of information on the effect of clouds on the radiation balance of the earth, referred to as the cloud-radiative forcing. QuantitativeExpand
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Seasonal variation of cloud radiative forcing derived from the Earth Radiation Budget Experiment
The NASA Earth Radiation Budget Experiment (ERBE), flying aboard multiple satellites, is providing new insights into the climate system. Monthly averaged clear-sky and cloudy sky flux data derivedExpand
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Climate Change: An Appraisal of Atmospheric Feedback Mechanisms Employing Zonal Climatology.
Abstract The sensitivity of the earth's surface temperature to factors which can induce long-term climate change, such as a variation in solar constant, is estimated by employing two readilyExpand
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Radiation Heat Transfer
THERMAL RADIATION AND RADIATION PROPERTIES Thermal Radiation Radiation Properties of Surfaces RADIANT INTERCHANGE AMONG SURFACES SEPARATED BY RADIATIVELY NONPARTICIPATING MEDIA Radiant InterchangeExpand
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Intercomparison and interpretation of climate feedback processes in 19 atmospheric general circulation models
The need to understand differences among general circulation model projections of CO2-induced climatic change has motivated the present study, which provides an intercomparison and interpretation ofExpand
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Mission to planet Earth: Role of clouds and radiation in climate
The role of clouds in modifying the earth's radiation balance is well recognized as a key uncertainty in predicting any potential future climate change. This statement is true whether the climateExpand
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Absorption of Solar Radiation by Clouds: Observations Versus Models
There has been a long history of unexplained anomalous absorption of solar radiation by clouds. Collocated satellite and surface measurements of solar radiation at five geographically diverseExpand
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Diagnostic study of climate feedback processes in atmospheric general circulation models
A method is proposed to diagnose climate feedbacks of water vapor, temperature lapse-rate, and cloud variations in atmospheric general circulation models. It is then applied to study differences inExpand
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Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System (CERES): algorithm overview
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The Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System (CERES) is part of NASA's Earth Observing System (EOS), CERES objectives include the following. Expand
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