Volcanic eruptions and climate

  title={Volcanic eruptions and climate},
  author={A. Robock},
  journal={Reviews of Geophysics},
  • A. Robock
  • Published 2000
  • Geology
  • Reviews of Geophysics
Volcanic eruptions are an important natural cause of climate change on many timescales. A new capability to predict the climatic response to a large tropical eruption for the succeeding 2 years will prove valuable to society. In addition, to detect and attribute anthropogenic influences on climate, including effects of greenhouse gases, aerosols, and ozone-depleting chemicals, it is crucial to quantify the natural fluctuations so as to separate them from anthropogenic fluctuations in the… Expand

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