Recent Northern Hemisphere tropical expansion primarily driven by black carbon and tropospheric ozone

@article{Allen2012RecentNH,
  title={Recent Northern Hemisphere tropical expansion primarily driven by black carbon and tropospheric ozone},
  author={Robert L. Allen and Steven C. Sherwood and Joel R. Norris and Charles S. Zender},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2012},
  volume={485},
  pages={350-354}
}
Observational analyses have shown the width of the tropical belt increasing in recent decades as the world has warmed. This expansion is important because it is associated with shifts in large-scale atmospheric circulation and major climate zones. Although recent studies have attributed tropical expansion in the Southern Hemisphere to ozone depletion, the… CONTINUE READING