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Emergent constraints on climate sensitivity

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  1. Department of Mathematics and Statistics, UiT—The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway

    • Martin Rypdal
    • , Hege-Beate Fredriksen
    • , Kristoffer Rypdal
    •  & Rebekka J. Steene

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M.R., H.-B.F., K.R. and R.J.S. designed the study. H.-B.F. and R.J.S. collected data from the CMIP5 ensemble. M.R. and H.-B.F. performed the analyses. M.R., H.-B.F. and K.R. wrote the paper, with input from all authors.

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Correspondence to Martin Rypdal.

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Further reading

  • Cox et al. reply

    • Peter M. Cox
    • , Mark S. Williamson
    • , Femke J. M. M. Nijsse
    •  & Chris Huntingford

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