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New research – February 2014

Posted by Ari Jokimäki on March 4, 2014

Some selected papers as included in my New research stream in Twitter and in Facebook during February 2014. There are 155 papers, which makes it about 5.5 papers per day.


CMIP5 multi-model hindcasts for the mid-1970s shift and early 2000s hiatus

Record occurrence and record values in daily and monthly temperatures

Causes of past and future Arctic stratospheric temperature trends (open access)

A Lagrangian Investigation of Hot and Cold Temperature Extremes in Europe

Improved Historical Temperature and Precipitation Time Series For U.S. Climate Divisions

Surface and tropospheric temperature trends in Armenia

Temporal and spatial variation of 10-day mean air temperature in Northwestern China

Temperature trends under climate change in the source region of the Yellow River, China

Homogenization via pairwise comparisons with application to Argentinean temperature series

Competing roles of GHGs and anthropogenic aerosols in Indian Ocean SST during the 20th century

Decadal variability of heat content in the South China Sea (open access)

European degree-day climatologies and trends for the period 1951–2011

Model simulation and projection of European heat waves in present-day and future climates

Northern Eurasian Heat Waves and Droughts

Attribution of temperature and precipitation changes to greenhouse gases in northwest Iran

Estimating climate sensitivity and future temperature in presence of natural climate variability

Statistical Significance of Climate Sensitivity Predictors Obtained by Data Mining

Impact of AMOC on ocean heat storage and transient climate change

Is AMOC more predictable than North Atlantic heat content?

Comparison of surface albedo feedback in climate models and observations (open access)

Uncertainty of concentration-terrestrial carbon feedback in Earth system models

On the alleged coherence between the global temperature and the sun’s movement

The controversial early brightening in the first half of 20th century: measurements in Madrid

China’s dimming and brightening: evidence, causes and hydrological implications (open access)

Volcanic contribution to decadal changes in tropospheric temperature

Volcanic forcing for climate modeling: a data set covering years 1600–present (open access)

Global survey of instantaneous linkages between cloud vertical structure and large-scale climate

Decrease in cloud cover over the southeastern Tibetan Plateau since 1600

Extreme precipitation over Europe and its relationships with teleconnection patterns (open access)

Causes and predictability of the record wet east Australian spring 2010

Trends in precipitation extremes and return levels in Hawaiian Islands under a changing climate

North Sea storminess from a novel storm surge record since AD 1843

Projected changes in hailstorms during the 21st century over the UK

Climate change impacts on extreme events in the United States (open access)

North Atlantic Tropical Cyclones and U.S. Flooding

Tropical cyclones in enhanced resolution CMIP5 experiments

A 66-year tropical cyclone record for south-east Africa: temporal trends in a global context

Climatic Change special issue: A new scenario framework for climate change research (open access)

Airborne high spatial and moderate spectral resolution imaging of methane (open access)

Special Workshop on Climatic Effects of Ozone Depletion in the Southern Hemisphere (open access)

Evolution of Total Atmospheric Ozone from 1900 to 2100 Estimated with Statistical Models

Future Arctic temperature and ozone: the role of stratospheric composition changes

Pollution trends over Europe constrain global aerosol forcing as simulated by climate models

Brown Carbon in the Continental Troposphere

Understanding and attributing the Euro-Russian summer blocking signatures

Extreme temperature events in Central Europe related to high pressure blocking situations (open access)

The varied impacts of El Niño – Southern Oscillation on Pacific island climates

The Atlantic Multi-decadal Oscillation as a dominant factor of oceanic influence on climate

Observed decline of the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation 2004–2012 (open access)

The implication of radiative forcing and feedback for meridional energy transport

Effects of changing winds and temperatures on the oceanography of Ross Sea in 21st century

Tropical origin of the severe European winter of 1962/63

Equatorward shift of the South Asian high in response to anthropogenic forcing

Robust response of the East Asian monsoon rainband to solar variability

Performance of CMIP3 and CMIP5 global climate models over the north-east Atlantic region

Multi-decadal global cooling and ozone loss following regional nuclear conflict (open access)

Modeling the impacts of a man-made lake on the meteorological conditions of the surrounding areas

Arctic amplification dominated by temperature feedbacks in contemporary climate models


Greenland Ice Sheet melt from MODIS and associated atmospheric variability (open access)

77% increase of ice discharge since 1973 from Amundsen Sea Embayment, West Antarctica

Export and circulation of ice cavity water in Pine Island Bay, West Antarctica

Contribution of snow and glacier melt to discharge for highly glacierised catchments in Norway (open access)

Modelled trends in Antarctic sea ice thickness

Changes in Arctic melt season and implications for sea ice loss

Cyclone impact on sea ice in the central Arctic Ocean (open access)

The role of the mean state of Arctic sea ice on near-surface temperature trends

Sea-ice extent and its trend provide limited metrics of model performance (open access)

Interannual predictability of Arctic sea ice in a global climate model (open access)

Summer Arctic sea ice albedo in CMIP5 models (open access)

Autumn Eurasian snow depth, autumn Arctic sea ice cover and East Asian winter monsoon

Spatial variations in snow cover and seasonally frozen ground over N China and Mongolia, 1988-2010

Snowfall time-series reconstruction in Italy over the last 300 years

New permafrost is forming around shrinking Arctic lakes, but will it last?

Response of ice cover on shallow lakes of N Slope of Alaska to climate conditions (open access)

Local spring warming drives earlier river-ice breakup in a large Arctic delta (Mackenzie River)

Interactions between climate change and land use change on biodiversity (open access)

Amazon forest biomass density maps: tackling the uncertainty in carbon emission estimates

Heterogeneity of impacts of high CO2 on the North Western European Shelf (open access)

Tree mortality in response to climate change induced drought across Beijing, China

The imprint of climate within Northern Hemisphere trees

Effects of forest age on albedo in boreal forests

Phenology as a strategy for carbon optimality: a global model (open access)

Spring leaf phenology and the diurnal temperature range in a temperate maple forest

A 170-year spring phenology index of plants in eastern China

Increasing altitudinal gradient of spring vegetation phenology on the Qinghai–Tibetan Plateau

Landward migration potential of Mangroves in response to sea level rise (open access)

Climate change has confounding impact on Phytophthora cinnamomi occurrence risk in the SW USA

Estimation of environmental suitability for malaria vector development in Portugal

A continental (N America) risk assessment of West Nile virus under climate change

Larvae of the coral eating crown-of-thorns starfish in warmer-high CO2 ocean

Global warming will reshuffle areas of high prevalence of three avian blood parasite genera

Food resources and vegetation structure mediate climatic effects on species richness of birds

Albedo-induced radiative forcing from mountain pine beetle outbreaks in forests (open access)

Evolutionary responses to global change: lessons from invasive species (open access)

Net terrestrial CO2 exchange over China during 2001-2010

Predicting ecosystem carbon balance in a warming Arctic

A Growing Oceanic Carbon Uptake: Results from an inversion study of surface pCO2 data

Influence of the oceanic cool skin layer on global air–sea CO2 flux estimates

Air–sea CO2 flux in the Pacific Ocean for the period 1990–2009 (open access)

Evidence for a differential sea level rise between hemispheres over the 20th century

On the ability of global sea level reconstructions to determine trends and variability

Sea level extremes at the coasts of China

Cyclostationary empirical orthogonal function sea-level reconstruction (open access)

Exploring local (California Current) adaptation and the ocean acidification seascape (open access)

Response of ocean acidification to gradual increase and decrease of atmospheric CO2 (open access)

Climate change drives coherent trends in physics and oxygen content in North American lakes

Impact of human population density on fire frequency at the global scale (open access)

Changes to the drivers of fire weather with a warming climate in southeast Tasmania

Fire weather and large fire potential in the northern Sierra Nevada

Radiative effect of August 2010 Russian wildfires (open access)

Long-term groundwater variations in Northwest India from satellite gravity measurements

Climate change generally increases water stress in USA (open access)

High-mortality days during winter season: comparing meteorological conditions across 5 US cities

Climate-driven variability of water scarcity in food production potential (open access)

The impacts of long-term and year-to-year temperature change on corn yield in China

Recent trends in international tourist climate preferences

Climate and security: evidence, emerging risks, and a new agenda

Impact of climate change on human-wildlife-ecosystem interactions in Trans-Himalaya region of Nepal


Climate change and energy security: an analysis of policy research

Quantifying the climate impacts of albedo changes due to biofuel production (open access)

Germany’s regional and local climate response to arable land bioenergy production

Perceptions of time in relation to climate change

Analysis of Ultimate Fossil Fuel Reserves and Associated CO2 Emissions in IPCC Scenarios

The future role of agriculture and land use change for climate change mitigation in Bangladesh

Geothermal Energy for Northern Canada: Is it Economical?

Carbon Footprint Taxes

Recent and future trends in synthetic greenhouse gas radiative forcing

The feasibility of a European-wide integrated CO2 transport network

Nitrous oxide emissions 1999 to 2009 from a global atmospheric inversion (open access)

Modern economies are not following a sustainable energy consumption path

The potential of microblogs for the study of public perceptions of climate change

Japan’s energy conundrum: Post-Fukushima scenarios from a life cycle perspective

Cold and warm spells and their impact on energy consumption in urban areas

Blame avoidance and problem denial in climate change policy-making

Stratospheric ozone response to sulfate geoengineering

Examining politics and practice in urban climate change experiments

Well-to-wheel analysis on greenhouse gas emission and energy use with natural gas in Korea

Changing consumption choices has high greenhouse gas reduction potential

The politics of climate change in the UK

Autonomous adaptation to climate change has already begun in agricultural region of N Europe

Communicating adaptation to climate change

From climate research to climate compatible development in the Netherlands

Global look at climate adaptation actions financed through the Global Environment Facility


Can sea ice albedo uncertainty reconcile data-model discord for Pliocene and 20th/21st centuries?

Precipitation reconstruction for the Czech Lands, AD 1501–2010

Interdependence of the growth of the NH ice sheets during the last glaciation (open access)

Little Ice Age on the Tibetan Plateau and its bordering mountains

Climate as a driver of ecological community change across the Anthropocene boundary

Hysteresis of Glaciations in the Permo-Carboniferous

High-resolution 1500-year chironomid stratigraphy from a southwestern Greenland lake

Middle- to late-Holocene storminess in Brittany (NW France)

Characterizing atmospheric circulation signals in Greenland ice cores

Using palaeo-climate comparisons to constrain future projections in CMIP5 (open access)

The impact of climate-vegetation interactions on the onset of the Antarctic ice sheet


A glossary for biometeorology (open access)

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