Abrupt Climatic Change: Evidence and Implications by W.H. Berger, L.D. Labeyrie

By W.H. Berger, L.D. Labeyrie

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Due to the long residence time of C02 in the atmosphere (about 4 years), the distribution of C02 over the globe is rather uniform (cf. , 1985, Fig. 20). H20, however, stays only 9 days in the atmosphere before raining out. In the tropics the speed of the vertically integrated transport vector is only of the order of 250km/d (estimated from Peixoto and Oort, 1983) with a component towards the Intertropical Convergence Zone, so that little additional water vapour in the tropics can escape into higher latitudes.

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