Articles | Volume 17, issue 21
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 13139–13150, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-13139-2017

Special issue: Chemistry–Climate Modelling Initiative (CCMI) (ACP/AMT/ESSD/GMD...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 13139–13150, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-13139-2017

Research article 07 Nov 2017

Research article | 07 Nov 2017

Impacts of Mt Pinatubo volcanic aerosol on the tropical stratosphere in chemistry–climate model simulations using CCMI and CMIP6 stratospheric aerosol data

Laura E. Revell et al.

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Compiling stratospheric aerosol data sets after a major volcanic eruption is difficult as the stratosphere becomes too optically opaque for satellite instruments to measure accurately. We performed ensemble chemistry–climate model simulations with two stratospheric aerosol data sets compiled for two international modelling activities and compared the simulated volcanic aerosol-induced effects from the 1991 Mt Pinatubo eruption on tropical stratospheric temperature and ozone with observations.
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