Soil Moisture and Other Hydrological Changes in a Stratospheric Aerosol Geoengineering Large Ensemble

  title={Soil Moisture and Other Hydrological Changes in a Stratospheric Aerosol Geoengineering Large Ensemble},
  author={Wei Cheng and Douglas G. MacMartin and Katherine Dagon and Ben Kravitz and Simone Tilmes and Jadwiga H. Richter and Michael J. Mills and Isla Ruth Simpson},
  journal={Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres},
  pages={12773 - 12793}
Stratospheric sulfate aerosol geoengineering has been proposed as a potential strategy to reduce the impacts of climate change. Here we investigate the impact of stratospheric aerosol geoengineering on the terrestrial hydrological cycle. We use the Geoengineering Large Ensemble, which involves a 20‐member ensemble of simulations using the Community Earth System Model with the Whole Atmosphere Community Climate Model, in which sulfur dioxide (SO2) was injected into the stratosphere at four… 

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