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  • 1 Department of Atmospheric Sciences, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
  • | 2 Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts
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Lin et al. (2004, hereafter LWWH) examined the Iris hypothesis of Lindzen et al. (2001, hereafter LCH) using the variations of the Earth Radiation Budget Satellite (ERBS) radiation fluxes at the top of the atmosphere (TOA) (Wielicki et al. 2002) and the sea surface temperature (SST) taken from the National Centers for Environmental Prediction–National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCEP–NCAR) reanalysis (Kalnay et al. 1996) based primarily on satellite retrievals (Reynolds and Smith 1994). They applied the 3.5-box climate model of LCH

Lin et al. (2004, hereafter LWWH) examined the Iris hypothesis of Lindzen et al. (2001, hereafter LCH) using the variations of the Earth Radiation Budget Satellite (ERBS) radiation fluxes at the top of the atmosphere (TOA) (Wielicki et al. 2002) and the sea surface temperature (SST) taken from the National Centers for Environmental Prediction–National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCEP–NCAR) reanalysis (Kalnay et al. 1996) based primarily on satellite retrievals (Reynolds and Smith 1994). They applied the 3.5-box climate model of LCH

Corresponding author address: Prof. Ming-Dah Chou, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, National Taiwan University, No. 1, Sec. 4, Roosevelt Road, Taipei 106, Taiwan. Email: mdchou@atmos1.as.ntu.edu.tw

Lin et al. (2004, hereafter LWWH) examined the Iris hypothesis of Lindzen et al. (2001, hereafter LCH) using the variations of the Earth Radiation Budget Satellite (ERBS) radiation fluxes at the top of the atmosphere (TOA) (Wielicki et al. 2002) and the sea surface temperature (SST) taken from the National Centers for Environmental Prediction–National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCEP–NCAR) reanalysis (Kalnay et al. 1996) based primarily on satellite retrievals (Reynolds and Smith 1994). They applied the 3.5-box climate model of LCH

Lin et al. (2004, hereafter LWWH) examined the Iris hypothesis of Lindzen et al. (2001, hereafter LCH) using the variations of the Earth Radiation Budget Satellite (ERBS) radiation fluxes at the top of the atmosphere (TOA) (Wielicki et al. 2002) and the sea surface temperature (SST) taken from the National Centers for Environmental Prediction–National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCEP–NCAR) reanalysis (Kalnay et al. 1996) based primarily on satellite retrievals (Reynolds and Smith 1994). They applied the 3.5-box climate model of LCH

Corresponding author address: Prof. Ming-Dah Chou, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, National Taiwan University, No. 1, Sec. 4, Roosevelt Road, Taipei 106, Taiwan. Email: mdchou@atmos1.as.ntu.edu.tw

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