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On the Detection of CO2-Induced Climatic Change

  • Cornelius J. E. Schuurmans


Climate models predict worldwide climatic changes as a result of increases of CO2 concentrations of the atmosphere. Such predictions, being the result of a theoretical exercise, are to be validated against observations. This creates the problem of detection of the CO2-induced climatic change in real nature, which is the subject of this chapter.


Interannual Variability Climate Element Northern Hemisphere Temperature Detect Climate Change Volcanic Dust 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cornelius J. E. Schuurmans
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  1. 1.Institute for Meteorology and OceanographyState University of UtrechtUtrechtThe Netherlands

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