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On Global Warming


Global Warming
V. Ramanathan, American Academy of Arts and Sciences Bulletin, Spring 2006

Experimenting with Earth
V. Ramanathan and Tim P. Barnett, The Wilson Quarterly, Spring 2003.

Tropical and Global Scale Interactions Among Water Vapor, Atmospheric Greenhouse Effect, and Surface Temperature
Inamdar, A. and V. Ramanathan, J. Geophys. Res. Atmospheres, 103(D24): 32,177-32,194, 1998.

Trace Gas Greenhouse Effect and Global Warming, Underlying Principles and Outstanding Issues
V. Ramanathan, Ambio, 27(3): 187-197, 1998

Ramanathan, V. et al., 1985: "Trace Gas Effects on Climate," in Atmospheric Ozone 1985: assessment of our understanding of the processes controlling its present distribution and change, WMO Report No. 16. pp. 821-893.

The Greenhouse Theory of Climate Change: A Test by An Inadvertent Global Experiment
V. Ramanathan,  Science, 240: 293-299, 1988

 Detecting Climate Change Due to Increasing CO2 in the Atmosphere
Madden, R.A. and V. Ramanathan, Science, 209: 763-768, 1980.

Greenhouse Effect Due to Chlorofluorocarbons: Climatic Implications
V. Ramanathan, Science, 190: 50-52, 1975.

Ramanathan, V. and A. M. Vogelmann, 1997: “Greenhouse Effect, Atmospheric Solar Absorption and the Earth’s Radiation Budget: From the Arrhenius-Langley Era to the 1990s,” in The Legacy of Svante Arrhenius Understanding the Greenhouse Effect. H. Rodhe and R. Charlson, Eds. (Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Stockholm University, 1997), pp. 85-103.

Raval, A. and V. Ramanathan, 1989: Observational Determination of the Greenhouse Effect. Nature, 342: 758-761.

Ramanathan, V., R. D. Cess, E. F. Harrison, P. Minnis, B. R. Barkstrom, E. Ahmad, and D. Hartmann, 1989: Cloud-Radiative Forcing and Climate: Results from the Earth Radiation Budget Experiment. Science, 243: 57-63.

Ramanathan, V., L. Callis, R. Cess, J. Hansen, I. Isaksen, W. Kuhn, A. Lacis, F. Luther, J. Mahlman, R. Reck and M. Schlesinger, 1987: Climate-Chemical Interactions and Effects of Changing Atmospheric Trace Gases. Rev. of Geophy., 25: 1441-1482.

Ramanathan, V., R. J. Cicerone, H. B. Singh and J. T. Kiehl, 1985: Trace Gas Trends and Their Potential Role in Climate Change. J. Geophys. Res. Atmospheres, 90: 5547-5566.

Ramanathan, V., 1981: The Role of Ocean-Atmosphere Interactions in the CO2-Climate Problems. J. Atmos. Sci., 38: 918-930.

Fishman, J., V. Ramanathan, P. J. Crutzen and S. C. Liu, 1980: Tropospheric Ozone and Climate. Nature, 282: 818-820.

Donner, L. and V. Ramanathan, 1980: Methane and Nitrous Oxide: Their Effects on the Terrestrial Climate. J. Atmos. Sci., 37: 119-124.

Ramanathan, V., M. S. Lian and R. D. Cess, 1979: Increased Atmospheric CO2: Zonal and Seasonal Estimates of the Effect on the Radiation Energy Balance and Surface Temperature. J. Geophys. Res. Atmospheres, 84: 4949-4958.

Augustsson, T. and V. Ramanathan, 1977: A Radiative-Convective Model Study of the CO2-Climate Problem. J. Atmos. Sci., 34: 448-451.

Ramanathan,V., L. B. Callis and R. E. Boughner, 1976: Sensitivity of Surface Temperature and Atmospheric Temperature to Perturbations in Stratospheric Concentration of Ozone and Nitrogen Dioxide. J. Atmos. Sci., 33: 1092-1112.