Volcanic eruptions and climate

  title={Volcanic eruptions and climate},
  author={Alan Robock},
  journal={Reviews of Geophysics},
  pages={191 - 219}
  • A. Robock
  • Published 1 May 2000
  • Environmental Science
  • 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… 

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