Articles | Volume 16, issue 20
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 12983–12992, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-12983-2016
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 12983–12992, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-12983-2016

Review article 20 Oct 2016

Review article | 20 Oct 2016

Are atmospheric updrafts a key to unlocking climate forcing and sensitivity?

Leo J. Donner et al.

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AR by Leo Donner on behalf of the Authors (19 Aug 2016)  Author's response    Manuscript
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (25 Aug 2016) by Martina Krämer
RR by Anonymous Referee #1 (30 Aug 2016)
RR by Anonymous Referee #2 (06 Sep 2016)
ED: Publish as is (21 Sep 2016) by Martina Krämer
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Uncertainties in both climate forcing and sensitivity limit the extent to which climate projections can meet society's needs for actionable climate science. Advances in observing and modeling atmospheric vertical velocities provide a potential breakthrough in understanding climate forcing and sensitivity, with concurrent reductions in uncertainty.
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