A plan for a research program on aerosol radiative forcing and climate change

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Annotation A National Research Council report summarizing current understanding of the effects of aerosols on climate change and recommending a research program to identify and prioritize the research required to determine the effects of aerosol forcing on the atmosphere. The report covers climate forcing by aerosols, the elements of a research program, sensitivity and uncertainty analysis, and the proposed Icarus Program. Lacks an index. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
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CLIMATE FORCING BY AEROSOLS
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ELEMENTS OF A RESEARCH PROGRAM FOR AEROSOL
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