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Interactive comment on “ Surface and top-of-atmosphere radiative feedback kernels for CESM-CAM 5 ” by Angeline G

@inproceedings{Pendergrass2017InteractiveCO,
  title={Interactive comment on “ Surface and top-of-atmosphere radiative feedback kernels for CESM-CAM 5 ” by Angeline G},
  author={Angeline G. Pendergrass},
  year={2017}
}
The authors present a concise manuscript documenting and describing radiative feedback kernels for the top-of-atmosphere and surface produced with the CESM-CAM5. These kernels are likely to contribute to scientific advancement since they are one of few sets of documented kernels that also provide surface radiative responses and because they are produced from a different model and radiation code (although some clarification may be needed, as seen in detailed comments later). The authors also… 

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