Air Pollution as a Climate Forcing: A Workshop

Day 2: Aerosol Climatologies, Trends, and Climate Forcings

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Global Aerosol Climatologies and Trends

Panel Discussion

  • Can we decrease black carbon (BC) aerosols enough to alleviate the global warming "bounce" that will accompany "clear-sky" initiatives that are expected to greatly reduce reflecting aerosols in places such as the U.S. and China?
    What information/research is needed to better address this issue? (Chair: Tami Bond)

Aerosol Climate Forcing

Aerosol Indirect and Regional Climate Effects

Panel Discussion

  • Are aerosols responsible for important regional climate anomalies, e.g., the increasing tendency for droughts in northern China, Afghanistan, and other places?
    What information/research is needed to better address this issue? (Chair: Greg Carmichael)

Related Poster Presentations


Workshop Homepage * Background
Summaries: Overview, Gases, Aerosols, Tech., Health, Agri./Eco.
Abstracts: Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4, Day 5 * Participants