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Volume 9, issue 1
Earth Syst. Dynam., 9, 197-210, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-9-197-2018
© Author(s) 2018. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Special issue: The Earth system at a global warming of 1.5°C and 2.0°C

Earth Syst. Dynam., 9, 197-210, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-9-197-2018
© Author(s) 2018. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 05 Mar 2018

Research article | 05 Mar 2018

Irreversible ocean thermal expansion under carbon dioxide removal

Dana Ehlert and Kirsten Zickfeld
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Model data "Irreversible ocean thermal expansion under carbon dioxide removal" D. Ehlert and K. Zickfeld https://doi.org/10.20383/101.021

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UVic ESCM 2.9 M. Eby http://climate.uvic.ca/model/2.9/

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This study uses a global climate model to explore the extent to which sea level rise due to thermal expansion of the ocean is reversible if the atmospheric concentration of carbon dioxide (CO2) declines. It is found that sea level continues to rise for several decades after atmospheric CO2 starts to decline and does not return to the pre-industrial level for over thousand years after atmospheric CO2 is restored to the pre-industrial concentration.
This study uses a global climate model to explore the extent to which sea level rise due to...
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