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Global and regional climate changes due to black carbon
Ramanathan, V.; Carmichael, G. (2008). Global and regional climate changes due to black carbon. Nature Geoscience 1(4): 221-227
In: Nature Geoscience. Nature Publishing Group: London. ISSN 1752-0894, more
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    Climatic changes; Marine

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  • Ramanathan, V.
  • Carmichael, G.

    Black carbon in soot is an efficient absorbing agent of solar irradiation that is preferentially emitted in the tropics and can form atmospheric brown clouds in mixture with other aerosols. These factors combine to make black carbon emissions the second most important contribution to anthropogenic climate warming, after carbon dioxide emissions.

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