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Fig. 4

From: A review of progress towards understanding the transient global mean surface temperature response to radiative perturbation

Fig. 4

Relation between global mean surface air temperature and TOA net radiation changes from the preindustrial control simulation in the MIROC3.2 (medres) AOGCM experiments. Black crosses: 1pctCO2 experiment (every year for 1–140 years); blue crosses: abrutp4xCO2 experiment (every year for 1–150 years); red crosses: const4xCO2 experiment (every 20-year average for 141–3680 years); blue line: linear regression for the 150-year abrupt4xCO2 experiment; blue circles: equilibrium temperature response to 4xCO2 estimated by Gregory’s method for 10 abrupt4xCO2 20-year-long ensemble experiments (that start from different initial conditions in the preindustrial control simulation)

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