Dec 11, 2014

Attribution of the United States “warming hole”: Aerosol indirect effect and precipitable water vapor : Scientific Reports : Nature Publishing Group

Aerosols can influence the climate indirectly by acting as cloud condensation nuclei and/or ice nuclei, thereby modifying cloud optical properties. In contrast to the widespread global warming, the central and south central United States display a noteworthy overall cooling trend during the 20th century, with an especially striking cooling trend in summertime daily maximum temperature (Tmax)...

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