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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 12409–12430, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-12409-2020
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 12409–12430, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-12409-2020

Research article 30 Oct 2020

Research article | 30 Oct 2020

Using the climate feedback response analysis method to quantify climate feedbacks in the middle atmosphere

Maartje Sanne Kuilman et al.

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In this study, we quantify the temperature changes in the middle atmosphere due to different feedback processes using the climate feedback response analysis method. We have found that the change due to the increase in CO2 alone cools the middle atmosphere. The combined effect of the different feedbacks causes the atmosphere to cool less. The ozone feedback is the most important feedback process, while the cloud, water vapour and albedo feedback play only a minor role.
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