The significance of volcanic eruption strength and frequency for climate

@article{Miles2003TheSO,
  title={The significance of volcanic eruption strength and frequency for climate},
  author={Georgina Miles and Roy G. Grainger and E. J. Highwood},
  journal={Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society},
  year={2003},
  volume={130}
}
A simple physical model of the atmospheric effects of large explosive volcanic eruptions is developed. Using only one input parameter—the initial amount of sulphur dioxide injected into the stratosphere—the global‐average stratospheric optical‐depth perturbation and surface temperature response are modelled. The simplicity of this model avoids issues of incomplete data (applicable to more comprehensive models), making it a powerful and useful tool for atmospheric diagnostics of this climate… 

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