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2003). Noting that indirect aerosol forcing has the largest uncertainty among radiative forcing agents, the results of the latter studies constitute a reduction in the uncertainty of this effect in comparison to the forward modeling approach (Anderson et al. 2003a). However these studies do not place a strong constraint upon the climate sensitivity and the value of the ocean mixing parameter with the given large uncertainties in forcing. 3 Ensemble kalman ﬁltering As noted earlier there are large uncertainties associated with the representation of unresolved processes in climate models.