Arctic Cloud Properties and Radiative Forcing from Observations and their Role in Sea Ice Decline Predicted by the NCAR CCSM3 Model During the 21st Century

  1. Eric T. DeWeaver,
  2. Cecilia M. Bitz and
  3. L.-Bruno Tremblay
  1. Irina V. Gorodetskaya1 and
  2. L.-Bruno Tremblay2

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/180GM05

Arctic Sea Ice Decline: Observations, Projections, Mechanisms, and Implications

Arctic Sea Ice Decline: Observations, Projections, Mechanisms, and Implications

How to Cite

Gorodetskaya, I. V. and Tremblay, L.-B. (2008) Arctic Cloud Properties and Radiative Forcing from Observations and their Role in Sea Ice Decline Predicted by the NCAR CCSM3 Model During the 21st Century, in Arctic Sea Ice Decline: Observations, Projections, Mechanisms, and Implications (eds E. T. DeWeaver, C. M. Bitz and L.-B. Tremblay), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D.C.. doi: 10.1029/180GM05

Author Information

  1. 1

    Laboratoire de Glaciologie et Géophysique de L'Environnement, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France

  2. 2

    Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Mcgill, University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904450

Online ISBN: 9781118666470

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Keywords:

  • Sea ice—Arctic regions;
  • Climatic changes—Environmental aspects—Arctic Regions;
  • Environmental impact analysis—Arctic regions;
  • Arctic regions—Climate

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Data and Methodology

  • Sea Ice and Cloud Effects on Radiation: Observations

  • Role of Clouds in Sea Ice Changes During the 21St Century

  • Summary and Discussion