Articles | Volume 21, issue 13
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 10039–10063, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-10039-2021

Special issue: Resolving uncertainties in solar geoengineering through multi-model...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 10039–10063, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-10039-2021

Research article 06 Jul 2021

Research article | 06 Jul 2021

Identifying the sources of uncertainty in climate model simulations of solar radiation modification with the G6sulfur and G6solar Geoengineering Model Intercomparison Project (GeoMIP) simulations

Daniele Visioni et al.

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Interactive discussion

Status: closed

Comment types: AC – author | RC – referee | CC – community | EC – editor | CEC – chief editor | : Report abuse
  • RC1: 'Comment on acp-2021-133', Peter Irvine, 23 Mar 2021
    • AC1: 'Reply on RC1', Daniele Visioni, 12 May 2021
  • RC2: 'Comment on acp-2021-133', Anonymous Referee #2, 08 Apr 2021
    • AC2: 'Reply on RC2', Daniele Visioni, 12 May 2021
  • RC3: 'Comment on acp-2021-133', Anonymous Referee #3, 27 Apr 2021
    • AC3: 'Reply on RC3', Daniele Visioni, 12 May 2021

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
AR by Daniele Visioni on behalf of the Authors (12 May 2021)  Author's response    Author's tracked changes    Manuscript
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (17 May 2021) by Anja Schmidt
RR by Anonymous Referee #3 (17 May 2021)
RR by Peter Irvine (02 Jun 2021)
ED: Publish as is (04 Jun 2021) by Anja Schmidt
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Short summary
A new set of simulations is used to investigate commonalities, differences and sources of uncertainty when simulating the injection of SO2 in the stratosphere in order to mitigate the effects of climate change (solar geoengineering). The models differ in how they simulate the aerosols and how they spread around the stratosphere, resulting in differences in projected regional impacts. Overall, however, the models agree that aerosols have the potential to mitigate the warming produced by GHGs.
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