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Cess et al. 1993

Cess, R.D., M.-H. Zhang, G.L. Potter, H.W. Barker, R.A. Colman, D.A. Dazlich, A.D. Del Genio, M. Esch, J.R. Fraser, V. Galin, W.L. Gates, J.J. Hack, W.J. Ingram, J.T. Kiehl, A.A. Lacis, H. Le Treut, Z.-X. Li, X.-Z. Liang, J.-F. Mahfouf, B.J. McAvaney, V.P. Meleshko, J.-J. Morcrette, D.A. Randall, E. Roeckner, J.-F. Royer, A.P. Sokolov, P.V. Sporyshev, K.E. Taylor, W.-C. Wang, and R.T. Wetherald, 1993: Uncertainties in carbon dioxide radiative forcing in atmospheric general circulation models. Science, 262, 1252-1255, doi:10.1126/science.262.5137.1252.

Global warming, caused by an increase in the concentrations of greenhouse gases, is the direct result of greenhouse gas-induced radiative forcing. When a doubling of atmospheric carbon dioxide is considered, this forcing differed substantially among 15 atmospheric general circulation models. Although there are several potential causes, the largest contributor was the carbon dioxide radiation parameterizations of the models.

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  author={Cess, R. D. and Zhang, M.-H. and Potter, G. L. and Barker, H. W. and Colman, R. A. and Dazlich, D. A. and Del Genio, A. D. and Esch, M. and Fraser, J. R. and Galin, V. and Gates, W. L. and Hack, J. J. and Ingram, W. J. and Kiehl, J. T. and Lacis, A. A. and Le Treut, H. and Li, Z.-X. and Liang, X.-Z. and Mahfouf, J.-F. and McAvaney, B. J. and Meleshko, V. P. and Morcrette, J.-J. and Randall, D. A. and Roeckner, E. and Royer, J.-F. and Sokolov, A. P. and Sporyshev, P. V. and Taylor, K. E. and Wang, W.-C. and Wetherald, R. T.},
  title={Uncertainties in carbon dioxide radiative forcing in atmospheric general circulation models},

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ID  - ce05000n
AU  - Cess, R. D.
AU  - Zhang, M.-H.
AU  - Potter, G. L.
AU  - Barker, H. W.
AU  - Colman, R. A.
AU  - Dazlich, D. A.
AU  - Del Genio, A. D.
AU  - Esch, M.
AU  - Fraser, J. R.
AU  - Galin, V.
AU  - Gates, W. L.
AU  - Hack, J. J.
AU  - Ingram, W. J.
AU  - Kiehl, J. T.
AU  - Lacis, A. A.
AU  - Le Treut, H.
AU  - Li, Z.-X.
AU  - Liang, X.-Z.
AU  - Mahfouf, J.-F.
AU  - McAvaney, B. J.
AU  - Meleshko, V. P.
AU  - Morcrette, J.-J.
AU  - Randall, D. A.
AU  - Roeckner, E.
AU  - Royer, J.-F.
AU  - Sokolov, A. P.
AU  - Sporyshev, P. V.
AU  - Taylor, K. E.
AU  - Wang, W.-C.
AU  - Wetherald, R. T.
PY  - 1993
TI  - Uncertainties in carbon dioxide radiative forcing in atmospheric general circulation models
JA  - Science
JO  - Science
VL  - 262
SP  - 1252
EP  - 1255
DO  - 10.1126/science.262.5137.1252
ER  -

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