Climate Change 1992

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This update takes account of the latest significant scientific developments in the observation and modeling of climate and climate change. The material has been contributed by leading scientists from around the world and this update will become an essential reference companion to the 1990 IPCC Report, Climate Change edited by John Houghton et al.
 

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Essential reading for anyone interested in climate change. I remain somewhat troubled by the IPCC's pseudo-scientific assignment of numeric probabilities of confidence to their judgments. Leer comentario completo

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CONTENTS
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Relationship Between Emissions and Atmospheric
13
Are There any Trends in Other Climatically
19
A Greenhouse Gases
23
A2 Radiative Forcing of Climate
47
CONTENTS
51
Radiative Forcing due to Gases in the Troposphere
59
An Update
69
Introduction
119
IntraSeasonal Variability
120
ENSO and Monsoons
121
Decadal Variability
122
EddyResolving Models
123
Thermohaline Circulation
124
SeaIce Models
125
B6 Advances in Model Validation
126

B Climate Modelling Climate Prediction and Model Validation
97
CONTENTS Executive Summary
101
Bl Introduction
103
New Equilibrium Results from Atmospheric GCMs and MixedLayer Ocean Models
108
Regional Climate Simulations
112
B3 Advances in Analysis of Climate Feedbacks and Sensitivity
114
Cloud Feedback
116
Surface Albedo Feedback
117
Climate Sensitivity
118
Data for Model Validation
129
Observed Climate Variability and Change
135
CONTENTS
139
5 Changes in the Diurnal Range of Temperature
151
C5 Concluding Remarks
165
Annex
171
Acronyms
193
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