On the determination of the global cloud feedback from satellite measurements

Masters, T.
January 2012
Earth System Dynamics Discussions;2012, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p73
Academic Journal
The article focuses on an analysis of the sensitivity of short-term cloud feedback to various aspects such as temperature datasets, top-of-atmosphere (TOA) and radiative flux data. It explores the difference among radiative flux data sources as well as potential limitations of the method. It concludes that the variations in cloud forcing are due to climatological changes and fast response to aerosol forcing.


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