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Dykema, J. A.; et al. (2016): Assessing risks of solar geoengineering starts with accurate aerosol radiative properties

Dykema, J. A.; Keith, D. W.; Keutsch, F. N. (2016): Assessing risks of solar geoengineering starts with accurate aerosol radiative properties. In Geophys. Res. Lett. DOI 10.1002/2016GL069258.

""We utilize a comprehensive radiative transfer model driven by updated, physically consistent estimates of optical properties. We compute the potential increase in stratospheric water vapor and associated longwave radiative forcing. We find that the stratospheric heating calculated in this analysis indicates some materials to be substantially riskier than previous work. We also find there are Earth-abundant materials that may reduce some principal known risks relative to sulfate aerosols.

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