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Title: Climate impact of a regional nuclear weapons exchange: Initial consideration of the Indian and East Asian Summer Monsoon

Abstract

In Reisner et al. [2017] we reconsider the potential impact of a nuclear exchange between Pakistan and India on global climate, improving upon the result of Mills et al. [2014] with the inclusion of more realistic vertical distribution of black carbon. The change in global precipitation was found to be modest, as shown here in Figure 1. In this note, we examine the impacts on rainfall in somewhat more detail, examining changes in several of the great regional monsoons.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1]
  1. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
OSTI Identifier:
1467309
Report Number(s):
LA-UR-18-28046
DOE Contract Number:  
AC52-06NA25396
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; Indian and East Asian Summer Monsoon; Nuclear weapons

Citation Formats

Hecht, Matthew, D'Angelo, Gennaro, and Comeau, Darin. Climate impact of a regional nuclear weapons exchange: Initial consideration of the Indian and East Asian Summer Monsoon. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.2172/1467309.
Hecht, Matthew, D'Angelo, Gennaro, & Comeau, Darin. Climate impact of a regional nuclear weapons exchange: Initial consideration of the Indian and East Asian Summer Monsoon. United States. doi:10.2172/1467309.
Hecht, Matthew, D'Angelo, Gennaro, and Comeau, Darin. Thu . "Climate impact of a regional nuclear weapons exchange: Initial consideration of the Indian and East Asian Summer Monsoon". United States. doi:10.2172/1467309. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1467309.
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author = {Hecht, Matthew and D'Angelo, Gennaro and Comeau, Darin},
abstractNote = {In Reisner et al. [2017] we reconsider the potential impact of a nuclear exchange between Pakistan and India on global climate, improving upon the result of Mills et al. [2014] with the inclusion of more realistic vertical distribution of black carbon. The change in global precipitation was found to be modest, as shown here in Figure 1. In this note, we examine the impacts on rainfall in somewhat more detail, examining changes in several of the great regional monsoons.},
doi = {10.2172/1467309},
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place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {8}
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