Tables

2.1 Estimated temperature change in the NH due to C02 and land clearing. ... 49

2.2 Number of proxies vs. earliest date 70

2.3 Space-Time matrix of temperature data 89

* DTR characterized in three regions of the U.S 140

4.1 Estimated TSI contribution to global warming 181

5.1 Measured temperatures in and around a car parked in the Sun 212

5.2 Percentage of downward forcing due to each absorber 218

5.3 Calculated temperature change from 1983 to 1992 233

5.4 Estimated components of the Earth's heat balance 239

5.5 The volcano explosivity index (VEI) 247

5.6 The largest volcanoes of the past 250 years 247

5.7 List of volcanoes used in Figure 5.3 251

6.1 Exchange of C02 (Pg carbon) between biosphere, atmosphere, and oceans. . 268

7.1 Impacts of global warming according to IPCC (2001) 294

7.2 Historical dependence of sea level on C02 concentration 305

7-3 Projected rise in sea level 306

7.4 Predicted rise (cm) in sea level by 2100 307

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