Articles | Volume 13, issue 22
Technical note
18 Nov 2013
Technical note |  | 18 Nov 2013

Technical Note: Evaluating a simple parameterization of radiative shortwave forcing from surface albedo change

R. M. Bright and M. M. Kvalevåg

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Cited articles

Barr, A. and Black, A.: Saskatchewan BERMS Old Aspen Site Gap-filled Meterological Dataset in, available online: (last access: July 2013) from Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center (ORNL DAAC), Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA, 2013.
Bright, R. M., Cherubini, F., and Strømman, A. H.: Climate Impacts of Bioenergy: Inclusion of Temporary Carbon Cycle and Albedo Change in Life Cycle Impact Assessment, Environmental Impact Assessment Review, 37, 2–11, 2012.
Bright, R. M., Antón-Fernández, C., Astrup, R., Cherubini, F., Kvalevåg, M. M., and Strømman, A. H.: Climate change implications of shifting forest management strategy in a boreal forest ecosystem of Norway, Glob. Change Biol.,, in press, 2013.
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Cherubini, F., Bright, R. M., and Strømman, A. H.: Site-specific global warming potentials of biogenic CO2 for bioenergy: contributions from carbon fluxes and albedo dynamics, Environ. Res. Lett., 7, 045902,, 2012.
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