Earth's changing global atmospheric energy cycle in response to climate change

@article{Pan2017EarthsCG,
  title={Earth's changing global atmospheric energy cycle in response to climate change},
  author={Yefeng Pan and Liming Li and Xun Jiang and Gan Qiong Li and Wentao Zhang and Xinyue Wang and Andrew P. Ingersoll},
  journal={Nature Communications},
  year={2017},
  volume={8}
}
The Lorenz energy cycle is widely used to investigate atmospheres and climates on planets. However, the long-term temporal variations of such an energy cycle have not yet been explored. Here we use three independent meteorological data sets from the modern satellite era, to examine the temporal characteristics of the Lorenz energy cycle of Earth's global atmosphere in response to climate change. The total mechanical energy of the global atmosphere basically remains constant with time, but the… Expand
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