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Global and regional climate changes due to black carbon
Description: The interception of solar radiation by atmospheric brown clouds leads to dimming at the Earth's surface with important implications for the hydrological cycle, and the deposition of black carbon darkens snow and ice surfaces, which can contribute to melting, in particular of Arctic sea ice. [Source: Nature]
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Source: Nature
Publish Date: 3/23/2008
Reading Level: Basic
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