Solar cycle variability, ozone, and climate

  title={Solar cycle variability, ozone, and climate},
  author={Shindell and Rind and Balachandran and Lean and Lonergan},
  volume={284 5412},
Results from a global climate model including an interactive parameterization of stratospheric chemistry show how upper stratospheric ozone changes may amplify observed, 11-year solar cycle irradiance changes to affect climate. In the model, circulation changes initially induced in the stratosphere subsequently penetrate into the troposphere, demonstrating the importance of the dynamical coupling between the stratosphere and troposphere. The model reproduces many observed 11-year oscillations… 

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