Environmental Sciences Department Seminar
"A revisit of climate feedbacks: Understanding processes responsible for the pattern of forced climate change"
Presented by Jianhua Lu, Environmental Sciences Department, BNL
Thursday, March 20, 2014, 11 am
Bldg 815E Conference Room
Hosted by: Ernie Lewis
In the talk, a new perspective on the basic concept of climate feedback, which is not based on the radiative balance at the top of the atmosphere (TOA), but on the 3-D energy cycle of the coupled climate system, will be presented. Its relationship with traditional TOA-based view will be discussed. In the talk, the new framework with its application in understanding, at process level, the vertical and horizontal structure of anthropogenic climate change will be illustrated.