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Xu et al. 2009

Xu, B., J. Cao, J. Hansen, T. Yao, D.J. Joswia, N. Wang, G. Wu, M. Wang, H. Zhao, W. Yang, X. Liu, and J. He, 2009: Black soot and the survival of Tibetan glaciers. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., 106, 22114-22118, doi:10.1073/pnas.0910444106.

We find evidence that black soot aerosols deposited on Tibetan glaciers have been a significant contributing factor to observed rapid glacier retreat. Reduced black soot emissions, in addition to reduced greenhouse gases, may be required to avoid demise of Himalayan glaciers and retain the benefits of glaciers for seasonal fresh water supplies.

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  author={Xu, B. and Cao, J. and Hansen, J. and Yao, T. and Joswia, D. J. and Wang, N. and Wu, G. and Wang, M. and Zhao, H. and Yang, W. and Liu, X. and He, J.},
  title={Black soot and the survival of Tibetan glaciers},
  journal={Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci.},

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ID  - xu04000r
AU  - Xu, B.
AU  - Cao, J.
AU  - Hansen, J.
AU  - Yao, T.
AU  - Joswia, D. J.
AU  - Wang, N.
AU  - Wu, G.
AU  - Wang, M.
AU  - Zhao, H.
AU  - Yang, W.
AU  - Liu, X.
AU  - He, J.
PY  - 2009
TI  - Black soot and the survival of Tibetan glaciers
JA  - Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci.
VL  - 106
SP  - 22114
EP  - 22118
DO  - 10.1073/pnas.0910444106
ER  -

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