Planned intervention: On Wednesday June 26th 05:30 UTC Zenodo will be unavailable for 10-20 minutes to perform a storage cluster upgrade.
Published July 3, 2017 | Version v1
Journal article Open

An Analysis of Climate Forcings from the Central England Temperature (CET) Record

Creators

  • 1. Department of Earth Sciences, University of Durham, Durham, DH1 3LE, UK.

Description

The Central England Temperature (CET) record is the world's longest instrument-based temperature record and covers the years 1659-present. The temperature variation of 0.8°C between the Maunder Sunspot Minimum in the late 17th Century and the beginning of the Industrial Revolution in the mid-late 18th Century can be explained by fluctuations in solar output  (TSI) alone. Thereafter, approximately one third of the temperature increase to the present may be attributed to increases in atmospheric CO2, with the anthropogenic contribution to Global Warming/Climate Change up to the end of the 20th Century estimated at 0.4 to 0.5°C.

Files

Smith722017BJECC34589.pdf

Files (263.9 kB)

Name Size Download all
md5:11382c3904b74e23e4cae0f91f30423e
263.9 kB Preview Download