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Figure 1: Stratospheric and surface temperature evolution and influences since 1979.


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This Correspondence was inspired by discussions with third-year Mathematics undergraduates at the University of Exeter: C. Serjeant, R. Illingworth, G. Beresford, D. Mehta, M. Stanton and A. Clements. We acknowledge the modelling groups for making their simulations available for this analysis, the Chemistry-Climate Model Validation (CCMVal) Activity for WCRP's (World Climate Research Programme) SPARC (Stratospheric Processes and their Role in Climate) project for organizing and coordinating the model data analysis activity, and the British Atmospheric Data Centre (BADC) for collecting and archiving the CCMVal model output. We thank T. Shepherd for helpful comments on the manuscript. This research was supported by the NERC PROBEC project NE/K016016/1.

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Ferraro, A., Collins, M. & Lambert, F. A hiatus in the stratosphere?. Nature Clim Change 5, 497–498 (2015).

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