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Greenhouse effect due to atmospheric nitrous oxide

Yung, Y. L. and Wang, W. C. and Lacis, A. A. (1976) Greenhouse effect due to atmospheric nitrous oxide. Geophysical Research Letters, 3 (10). pp. 619-621. ISSN 0094-8276. doi:10.1029/GL003i010p00619.

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The greenhouse effect due to nitrous oxide in the present atmosphere is about 0.8°K. Increase in atmospheric N_2O due to perturbation of the nitrogen cycle by man may lead to an increase in surface temperature as large as 0.5°K by 2025, or 1.0°K by 2100. Other climatic effects of N_2O are briefly discussed.

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Additional Information:© 1976 by the American Geophysical Union. Received August 11, 1976; accepted August 27, 1976. Article first published online: 7 December 2012. We thank M.B. McElroy, S.C. Hansen, and T. Mo for permission to use some of their results prior to publication. The work is partially supported by NASA Grant NSG-2031. Part of this research was done while one of us (Y.L.Y) was visiting the Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences at California Institute of Technology, and he would like to thank Professor B. Kamb for the hospitality of the department during his visit.
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Official Citation: Greenhouse effect due to atmospheric nitrous oxide Y. L. Yung, W. C. Wang, A. A. Lacis First Published: 7 December 2012 Vol. 3, Pages: 619–621 DOI:10.1029/GL003i010p00619
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