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The Use of Greenhouse Gases as Climate Proxy Data in Interpreting Climatic Variability

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Greenhouse gas data were utilized as proxy data in interpreting climate variability. These greenhouse gases were related to temperature records using standard deviation (SD) as the transfer function based on observed correlations between them and global warming records. The annual SD used as warming index for the concentrations of these greenhouse gases for the period 1996 to 2005 at the various stations considered showed good correlation with 1998 as the warmest for these stations.

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O. Ogunsola and E. Oladiran, "The Use of Greenhouse Gases as Climate Proxy Data in Interpreting Climatic Variability," Atmospheric and Climate Sciences, Vol. 3 No. 1, 2013, pp. 6-10. doi: 10.4236/acs.2013.31002.

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