The dependency of geoengineered sulfate aerosol on the emission strategy

@article{Niemeier2011TheDO,
  title={The dependency of geoengineered sulfate aerosol on the emission strategy},
  author={Ulrike Niemeier and Hauke Schmidt and Claudia Timmreck},
  journal={Atmospheric Science Letters},
  year={2011},
  volume={12}
}
The climatic effect of geoengineered stratospheric sulfate aerosol depends on the strategy for sulfur emission that determines the microphysical evolution of the resulting sulfate layer, in particular the radius and radiative impact of the aerosols. Simulations with a three‐dimensional general circulation model (GCM), including an aerosol microphysical model, show e.g. decreasing sulfate lifetime with increasing emission rate. Furthermore, scenarios that differ with respect to location, local… 

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