Atmospheric Aerosol Properties and Climate Impacts

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This report critically reviews current knowledge about global distributions and properties of atmospheric aerosols as they relate to aerosol impacts on climate. It assesses possible steps to substantially reduce uncertainties in aerosol radiative forcing estimates.

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Creation Date: January 2009
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Place of Publication: Washington, DC, USA
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  • Creation: January 2009
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This report critically reviews current knowledge about global distributions and properties of atmospheric aerosols as they relate to aerosol impacts on climate. It assesses possible steps to substantially reduce uncertainties in aerosol radiative forcing estimates.

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This Synthesis and Assessment Product, described in the U.S. Climate Change Science Program (CCSP) Strategic Plan, was prepared in accordance with Section 515 of the Treasury and General Government Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2001 (Public Law 106-554) and the information quality act guidelines issued by the Department of Commerce and NOAA pursuant to Section 515 <http://www.noaanews.noaa.gov/stories/iq.htm>. The CCSP
Interagency Committee relies on Department of Commerce and NOAA certifications regarding compliance with Section 515 and Department guidelines as the basis for determining that this product conforms with Section 515. For purposes of compliance with Section 515, this CCSP Synthesis and Assessment Product is an "interpreted
product" as that term is used in NOAA guidelines and is classified as "highly influential." This document does not express any regulatory policies of the United States or any of its agencies, or provide recommendations for regulatory action.

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vi, 115 p. : col. ill.

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Keyword(s): environmental change | climate variability | atmosphere | Remote Sensing | Aerosols | climate change
Added Title: U.S. Climate Change Science Program Synthesis and Assessment Product 2.3, January 2009
Series Title: Synthesis and Assessment Product
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