RJS would like to note that the work shown here was conducted at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory.
SFBT and HadCM2 computer time are funded by Contract PECD 7/12/37 from the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions with supplementary support from EC Contract ENV4-CT95-0102.
GCH is partly funded by the Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung and partly by the Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean (JISAO) under the NOAA Cooperative Agreement No. NA67RJ0155. Further different components of the work conducted at the Max Planck Institute were sponsored by the EC Environmental Program under Contract No. ENV4-CT95-0102 and by NOAA’s Office of Global Program’s Climate Change Data and Detection Program Element, and DOE’s Office of Health and Environmental Research.
We thank John Mitchell for his helpful suggestions and support of this work. We also thank R. Voss and U. Cubasch for running the HAM3L model, helpful discussions, and supplying us with the datasets. T. Barnett, A. J. Broccoli, T. Delworth, K. Hasselmann, I. Held, J. Lanzante, J. Mahlman, J. F. B. Mitchell, Jin-Song von Storch, and an anonymous reviewer gave us many helpful suggestions for improving the text.
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