Solar Forcing of Regional Climate Change During the Maunder Minimum

@article{Shindell2001SolarFO,
  title={Solar Forcing of Regional Climate Change During the Maunder Minimum},
  author={D. Shindell and G. Schmidt and M. E. Mann and D. Rind and A. Waple},
  journal={Science},
  year={2001},
  volume={294},
  pages={2149 - 2152}
}
  • D. Shindell, G. Schmidt, +2 authors A. Waple
  • Published 2001
  • Environmental Science, Medicine
  • Science
  • We examine the climate response to solar irradiance changes between the late 17th-century Maunder Minimum and the late 18th century. Global average temperature changes are small (about 0.3° to 0.4°C) in both a climate model and empirical reconstructions. However, regional temperature changes are quite large. In the model, these occur primarily through a forced shift toward the low index state of the Arctic Oscillation/North Atlantic Oscillation as solar irradiance decreases. This leads to… CONTINUE READING
    680 Citations
    Cyclic Variation and Solar Forcing of Holocene Climate in the Alaskan Subarctic
    • 292
    • PDF
    Persistent Solar Influence on North Atlantic Climate During the Holocene
    • 2,551
    • PDF
    Temperature response in the Altai region lags solar forcing
    • 130
    • PDF
    Coupled climate model simulation of Holocene cooling events: oceanic feedback amplifies solar forcing
    • 99
    • PDF
    Regional climate impacts of a possible future grand solar minimum
    • 48
    • PDF

    References

    SHOWING 1-10 OF 45 REFERENCES
    Tropical Origins for Recent North Atlantic Climate Change
    • 585
    • PDF
    Causes of climate change over the past 1000 years
    • Crowley
    • Environmental Science, Medicine
    • Science
    • 2000
    • 1,833
    • PDF
    Solar cycle variability, ozone, and climate
    • 537
    • PDF