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Climate IS Changing ...now what?
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6378 km
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©2009 P. Samson - University of Michigan Temperature Rise
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©2009 P. Samson - University of Michigan You are here
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Observed Temperature Trends
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Arctic Changes
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Positive Feedbacks CO2 Increases Warmer Atmosphere Warmer Ocean Less CO2 Uptake
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CO2 Increases Warmer Atmosphere More Moisture in Atmosphere More Air Conditioning Demand Increased Infrared Absorption Compound Feedbacks
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Positive Feedbacks Higher Albedo CO2 Increases Warmer Atmosphere More Moisture in Atmosphere More Air Conditioning Demand Increased Infrared Absorption More Clouds Low Clouds Cooler Atmosphere High Clouds Compound Feedbacks
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Dimethyl Sulfide [(CH 3 ) 2 S] Phytoplankton Increase (CH 3 ) 2 S SO 2
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Dimethyl Sulfide [(CH 3 ) 2 S] SO 2 SO 4 Phytoplankton Decrease
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Changes in Extreme Events:
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Science is a Contact Sport
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Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences Space Planetary Overview Environment Climate Weather ©2011 Perry Samson AOSS Undergraduate Research Opportunities
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Science is a Contact Sport
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[from Emanuel, 2005, Nature , 436, 686-688] Changes in Extreme Events:
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Changes in Extreme Events:
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Changes in Extreme Events:
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[from Webster et al., 2005, Science , 1844-1846] Changes in Extreme Events:
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[from Webster et al., 2005, Science , 1844-1846] Changes in Extreme Events:
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