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The Rapidity of CO2-Induced Climatic Change: Observations, Model Results and Palaeoclimatic Implications

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The rates of global and regional temperature changes due to increasing greenhouse gas concentrations are estimated using a multibox, upwelling-diffusion climate model. The model is also used to estimate how these changes might be perturbed by changes in deep water formation rate. The results are interpreted in a palaeoclimatic context and it is shown that the magnitude and rapidity of observed late-glacial changes in climate are compatible with large shifts in the rate of formation of North Atlantic Deep Water.

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Jones, P.D., Wigley, T.M.L., Raper, S.C.B. (1987). The Rapidity of CO2-Induced Climatic Change: Observations, Model Results and Palaeoclimatic Implications. In: Berger, W.H., Labeyrie, L.D. (eds) Abrupt Climatic Change. NATO ASI Series, vol 216. Springer, Dordrecht. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-009-3993-6_4

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