Sensitivity of the Earth's climate to height-dependent changes in the water vapour mixing ratio

@article{Shine1991SensitivityOT,
  title={Sensitivity of the Earth's climate to height-dependent changes in the water vapour mixing ratio},
  author={K. P. Shine and Ashok Kumar Sinha},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1991},
  volume={354},
  pages={382-384}
}
THE atmospheric water vapour feedback is thought to amplify the global climate response to increased concentrations of greenhouse gases1. As the oceans and atmosphere warm, there is increased evaporation, and it is generally believed that the additional moisture then adds to the greenhouse effect by trapping more infrared radiation. Lindzen2–4 has suggested that climate models overestimate this response; he argues that increased convective activity in a warmer climate will lead to a drying… CONTINUE READING
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