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Projected Temperature Change
Figure 2.8Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites - NC
Kenneth E. Kunkel
This figure appears in chapter 2 of the Climate Change Impacts in the United States: The Third National Climate Assessment report.
Maps show projected change in average surface air temperature in the later part of this century (2071-2099) relative to the later part of the last century (1970-1999) under a scenario that assumes substantial reductions in heat trapping gases (B1) and a higher emissions scenario that assumes continued increases in global emissions (A2). (See Appendix 3: Climate Science, Supplemental Message 5 for a discussion of temperature changes under a wider range of future scenarios for various periods of this century). (Figure source: NOAA NCDC / CICS-NC).
When citing this figure, please reference NOAA NCDC / CICS-NC.
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This figure was created on November 20, 2013.
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