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New research, September 30, 2015

Posted by Ari Jokimäki on September 30, 2015

Some new papers from last few days:

Southern Ocean buoyancy forcing of ocean ventilation and glacial atmospheric CO2
http://www.nature.com/ngeo/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/ngeo2538.html

Projected changes to Tasman Sea eddies in a future climate
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JC010993/abstract

Organic carbon remobilized from thawing permafrost is re-sequestered by reactive iron on the Eurasian Arctic Shelf
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GL066058/abstract

Sensitivity of Soil Water Availability to Changing Snowmelt Timing in the Western U.S.
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GL065855/abstract

Contribution of increased Agulhas leakage to tropical Atlantic warming
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0258.1

Simulation of black carbon in snow and its climate impact in the Canadian Global Climate Model (open access)
http://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/15/10887/2015/acp-15-10887-2015.html

CryoSat-2 delivers monthly and inter-annual surface elevation change for Arctic ice caps (open access)
http://www.the-cryosphere.net/9/1895/2015/tc-9-1895-2015.html

To what extent could functional diversity be a useful tool in inferring ecosystem responses to past climate changes?
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1040618215007806

The impact of Indonesian peatland degradation on downstream marine ecosystems and the global carbon cycle
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13108/abstract

The complementarity and comparability of climate change adaptation and mitigation
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/wcc.368/abstract

Forest Biogeochemistry in Response to Drought
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13105/abstract

Reframing adaptation: The political nature of climate change adaptation
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0959378015300509

China’s air pollution reduction efforts may result in an increase in surface ozone levels in highly polluted areas
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs13280-015-0700-6

Ensemble flood risk assessment in Europe under high end climate scenarios
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0959378015300406

Power to change: Analysis of household participation in a renewable energy and energy efficiency programme in Central Australia
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S030142151530104X

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New research, September 25, 2015

Posted by Ari Jokimäki on September 25, 2015

Some new papers from last few days:

The climate change consensus extends beyond climate scientists (open access)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/10/9/094025/meta

Ice-core records of biomass burning
http://anr.sagepub.com/content/early/2015/09/22/2053019615605117.abstract

Recent decadal trends in global phytoplankton composition
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GB005139/abstract

Measuring glacier surface temperatures with ground-based thermal infrared imaging
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GL065321/abstract

Direct aerosol effects during periods of solar dimming and brightening hidden in the regression residuals: evidence from Potsdam measurements
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JD023669/abstract

Satellite observations of changes in snow-covered land surface albedo during spring in the Northern Hemisphere (open access)
http://www.the-cryosphere.net/9/1879/2015/tc-9-1879-2015.html

Astronomical calibration of the geological timescale: closing the middle Eocene gap (open access)
http://www.clim-past.net/11/1181/2015/cp-11-1181-2015.html

Ice sheet mass loss caused by dust and black carbon accumulation (open access)
http://www.the-cryosphere.net/9/1845/2015/tc-9-1845-2015.html

Avoided climate impacts of urban and rural heat and cold waves over the U.S. using large climate model ensembles for RCP8.5 and RCP4.5
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-015-1504-1

Recent climatic changes in Romania from observational data (1961–2013)
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00704-014-1290-0

Cyclones and their possible changes in the Arctic by the end of the twenty first century from regional climate model simulations
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00704-014-1272-2

Communicating climate change: conduits, content, and consensus
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/wcc.366/abstract

Is supplementary feeding in gardens a driver of evolutionary change in a migratory bird species? (open access)
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13070/abstract

Agriculture and the threat to biodiversity in sub-saharan africa (open access)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/10/9/095015/meta

The uncertainty of climate sensitivity and its implication for the Paris negotiation
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11625-015-0339-z

Summertime atmosphere–ocean preconditionings for the Bering Sea ice retreat and the following severe winters in North America (open access)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/10/9/094023/meta

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On Volkswagen’s emissions

Posted by Ari Jokimäki on September 24, 2015

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New research, September 22, 2015

Posted by Ari Jokimäki on September 22, 2015

Some new papers from last few days:

Modern glacier velocities across the Icefield Ranges, St Elias Mountains, and variability at selected glaciers from 1959 to 2012
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/igsoc/jog/2015/00000061/00000228/art00002

Historically unprecedented global glacier decline in the early 21st century
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/igsoc/jog/2015/00000061/00000228/art00011

Ice thickness measurements and volume estimates for glaciers in Norway
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/igsoc/jog/2015/00000061/00000228/art00012

Direct measurements of World Ocean tidal currents with surface drifters
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JC010818/abstract

Observational evidence of strengthening of the Brewer-Dobson circulation since 1980
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JD023657/abstract

Abrupt shifts in phenology and vegetation productivity under climate extremes
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JG003144/abstract

The Influence of Sea Ice Dynamics on the Climate Sensitivity and Memory to Increased Antarctic Sea Ice
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00748.1

ENSO-like Variability: 1900-2013
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0322.1

Coordinated Global and Regional Climate Modelling
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0161.1

Coupled Northern Hemisphere permafrost–ice-sheet evolution over the last glacial cycle (open access)
http://www.clim-past.net/11/1165/2015/cp-11-1165-2015.html

Building a sustained climate assessment process
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-015-1501-4

Relationships between maximum temperature and heat-related illness across North Carolina, USA
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00484-015-1060-4

The effect of temperature on arson incidence in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00484-015-1059-x

The influence of historical climate changes on Southern Ocean marine predator populations: a comparative analysis
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13104/abstract

Warmer, deeper and greener mixed layers in the north Atlantic subpolar gyre over the last 50 years
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13100/abstract

Ships’ logbooks from the Arctic in the pre-instrumental period (open access)
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/gdj3.27/abstract

Summertime atmosphere–ocean preconditionings for the Bering Sea ice retreat and the following severe winters in North America (open access)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/10/9/094023/meta

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New research, September 18, 2015

Posted by Ari Jokimäki on September 18, 2015

Some new papers from last few days:

Impact of aerosol emission controls on future Arctic sea ice cover
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GL065504/abstract

The “Pause” in Global Warming: Turning a Routine Fluctuation into a Problem for Science (open access)
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/BAMS-D-14-00106.1

Re-examining the relationship between climate sensitivity and the Southern Hemisphere radiation budget in CMIP models
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0031.1

Trends and Spatial Variability in Dry Spells Across the South-Central United States
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JAMC-D-14-0319.1

A millennial summer temperature reconstruction for northeastern Canada using oxygen isotopes in subfossil trees (open access)
http://www.clim-past.net/11/1153/2015/cp-11-1153-2015.html

Changes in extreme temperature and precipitation events in the Loess Plateau (China) during 1960–2013 under global warming
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169809515002641

Evidence of Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation in the magnetic properties of Alpine lakes during the last 2500 years
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031018215004769

Debunking the climate hiatus (open access)
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-015-1495-y

Private diaries as information sources in climate research
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/wcc.365/abstract

Rapid warming and drought negatively impact population size and reproductive dynamics of an avian predator in the arid southwest
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13092/abstract

Response of the endangered tropical dry forests to climate change and the role of Mexican Protected Areas for their conservation
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13090/abstract

Limits to the quantification of local climate change (open access)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/10/9/094018/meta

Environmental implications of perfluorotributylamine—a potent greenhouse gas
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11027-015-9684-6

Disjunct populations of European vascular plant species keep the same climatic niches
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/geb.12375/abstract

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New research, September 14, 2015

Posted by Ari Jokimäki on September 14, 2015

Some new papers from last few days:

Eurasian winter cooling in the warming hiatus of 1998–2012
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GL065327/abstract

Noble gases trace Greenland’s surface and submarine melt in the ocean
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GL065003/abstract

Observations of the Summer Breakup of an Arctic Sea Ice Cover
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GL065224/abstract

Sea ice convergence along the Arctic coasts of Greenland and the Canadian Arctic Archipelago: Variability and extremes (1992–2014)
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GL065462/abstract

Climatic consequences of a Pine Island Glacier collapse
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0110.1

Fatalities in the United States Indirectly Associated with Atlantic Tropical Cyclones
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/BAMS-D-15-00042.1

Atmospheric impact of Arctic sea ice loss in a coupled ocean-atmosphere simulation
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0316.1

Drought Adaptation and Climate Change Beliefs Amongst Working Ranchers in Montana
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/WCAS-D-14-00039.1

Linear trends and closures of 10-year observations of AIRS stratospheric channels
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0418.1

Impact of Holocene climate variability on Arctic vegetation
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0921818115300308

Why does precipitation in northwest China show a significant increasing trend from 1960 to 2010?
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169809515002628

Adapting to climate change in shifting landscapes of belief
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-015-1498-8

Climatology and trend of wind power resources in China and its surrounding regions: a revisit using Climate Forecast System Reanalysis data
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/joc.4485/abstract

The timing of anthropogenic emergence in simulated climate extremes (open access)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/10/9/094015/meta

The effectiveness of net negative carbon dioxide emissions in reversing anthropogenic climate change (open access)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/10/9/094013/meta

How you talk about climate change matters: A communication network perspective on epistemic skepticism and belief strength
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0959378015300273

Biomass sustainability criteria: Greenhouse gas accounting issues for biogas and biomethane facilities
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421515300756

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New research, September 9, 2015

Posted by Ari Jokimäki on September 9, 2015

Some new papers from last few days:

Processes controlling surface, bottom and lateral melt of Arctic sea ice in a state of the art sea ice model
http://rsta.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/373/2052/20140167

How well must climate models agree with observations? (open access)
http://rsta.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/373/2052/20140164

Environment and Climate of Early Human Evolution
http://www.annualreviews.org/doi/abs/10.1146/annurev-earth-060614-105310

Global Monsoon Dynamics and Climate Change
http://www.annualreviews.org/doi/abs/10.1146/annurev-earth-060313-054623

Oceanic Forcing of Ice-Sheet Retreat: West Antarctica and More
http://www.annualreviews.org/doi/abs/10.1146/annurev-earth-060614-105344

Disentangling the contribution of multiple land covers to fires-mediated carbon emissions in Amazonia during the 2010 drought
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2014GB005008/abstract

Anomalous carbon uptake in Australia as seen by GOSAT
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GL065161/abstract

A Theory for Bjerknes Compensation: The Role of Climate Feedback
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0227.1

XBT Science: assessment of instrumental biases and errors
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/BAMS-D-15-00031.1

Black carbon concentrations and mixing state in the Finnish Arctic (open access)
http://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/15/10057/2015/acp-15-10057-2015.html

Evolution of Ossoue Glacier (French Pyrenees) since the end of the Little Ice Age (open access)
http://www.the-cryosphere.net/9/1773/2015/tc-9-1773-2015.html

Past changes in the vertical distribution of ozone – Part 3: Analysis and interpretation of trends (open access)
http://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/15/9965/2015/acp-15-9965-2015.html

Controls on terrestrial carbon feedbacks by productivity versus turnover in the CMIP5 Earth System Models (open access)
http://www.biogeosciences.net/12/5211/2015/bg-12-5211-2015.html

Modeling climate change impact on potato crop phenology, and risk of frost damage and heat stress in northern Europe
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0168192315007017

How well do integrated assessment models represent non-CO2 radiative forcing? (open access)
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-015-1485-0

Global and regional surface cooling in a warming climate: a multi-model analysis (open access)
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00382-015-2811-y

A model based investigation of the relative importance of CO2-fertilization, climate warming, nitrogen deposition and land use change on the global terrestrial carbon uptake in the historical period
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00382-015-2830-8

Causes of drying trends in northern hemispheric land areas in reconstructed soil moisture data (open access)
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-015-1499-7

Sustainable domestic lighting options for poor people—an empirical study
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10668-015-9702-6

Climate constraints on the carbon intensity of economic growth (open access)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/10/9/095006/meta

Permafrost thaw and resulting soil moisture changes regulate projected high-latitude CO2 and CH4 emissions (open access)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/10/9/094011/meta

Disentangling climatic and anthropogenic controls on global terrestrial evapotranspiration trends (open access)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/10/9/094008/meta

Decelerating Atlantic meridional overturning circulation main cause of future west European summer atmospheric circulation changes (open access)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/10/9/094007/meta

Diversity enhances carbon storage in tropical forests
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/geb.12364/abstract

Effects of ocean acidification on Posidonia oceanica epiphytic community and shoot productivity
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1365-2745.12477/abstract

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New research, September 5, 2015

Posted by Ari Jokimäki on September 5, 2015

Some new papers from last few days:

Dramatically increased rate of observed hot record-breaking in recent Australian temperatures
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GL065793/abstract

Ice thickness in the Northwest Passage
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GL065704/abstract

Positive tropical marine low-cloud cover feedback inferred from cloud-controlling factors
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GL065627/abstract

Evidence for Weakening of the Walker Circulation from Cloud Observations
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GL065463/abstract

Positive feedback in climate: stabilization or runaway, illustrated by a simple experiment
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/BAMS-D-14-00022.1

Need for Caution in Interpreting Extreme Weather Statistics
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0020.1

Quantifying the resolution level where the GRACE satellites can separate Greenland’s glacial mass balance from surface mass balance (open access)
http://www.the-cryosphere.net/9/1761/2015/tc-9-1761-2015.html

Complementing thermosteric sea level rise estimates (open access)
http://www.geosci-model-dev.net/8/2723/2015/gmd-8-2723-2015.html

Is there a solar signal in lower stratospheric water vapour? (open access)
http://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/15/9851/2015/acp-15-9851-2015.html

Ocean heat content variability and change in an ensemble of ocean reanalyses (open access)
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00382-015-2801-0

Irreducible uncertainty in near-term climate projections (open access)
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00382-015-2806-8

Using historical climate observations to understand future climate change crop yield impacts in the Southeastern US
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-015-1497-9

Scientific advocacy, environmental interest groups, and climate change: are climate skeptic portrayals of climate scientists as biased accurate?
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-015-1477-0

Impacts of climate change on the hydrology of two Natura 2000 sites in Northern Greece
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10113-015-0857-3

Exploring the economic case for climate action in cities
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0959378015300169

Permafrost hydrology in changing climatic conditions: seasonal variability of stable isotope composition in rivers in discontinuous permafrost (open access)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/10/9/095003/meta

Climate change impacts on US agriculture and forestry: benefits of global climate stabilization (open access)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/10/9/095004/meta

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New research – August 2015

Posted by Ari Jokimäki on September 1, 2015

Below are some new climate related papers from August 2015. They are not ordered by subject but roughly by publication time.

Contrasting human versus climatic impacts on erosion http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GL064436/abstract

More tropical cyclones in a cooler climate? http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GL064929/abstract

Last glacial maximum radiative forcing from mineral dust aerosols in an Earth System model http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JD023742/abstract

Investigating the recent apparent hiatus in surface temperature increases: Part 1. Construction of two 30-member Earth System Model ensembles
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JD023859/abstract

Influence of ice thickness and surface properties on light transmission through Arctic sea ice http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JC010914/abstract

Sea surface temperature warming patterns and future vegetation change http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00528.1

Modelling annual mass balances of eight Scandinavian glaciers using statistical models (open access) http://www.the-cryosphere.net/9/1401/2015/tc-9-1401-2015.html

The mechanisms of North Atlantic CO2 uptake in a large Earth System Model ensemble (open access) http://www.biogeosciences.net/12/4497/2015/bg-12-4497-2015.html

Accelerated sea level rise and Florida Current transport (open access) http://www.ocean-sci.net/11/607/2015/os-11-607-2015.html

Distribution of near-surface permafrost in Alaska: Estimates of present and future conditions http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0034425715300778

NDVI-based vegetation responses to climate change in an arid area of China http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00704-015-1572-1

Trophic mismatch and its effects on the growth of young in an Arctic herbivore http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13057/abstract

Global inequities between polluters and the polluted: climate change impacts on coral reefs http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13015/abstract

Scholarly motivations to conduct interdisciplinary climate change research http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs13412-015-0307-z

Glacial fluctuations since the ‘Medieval Warm Period’ at Rothera Point (western Antarctic Peninsula) http://hol.sagepub.com/content/early/2015/08/04/0959683615596827.abstract

Response of Atlantic Overturning to Future Warming in a coupled Atmosphere-Ocean-Ice Sheet Model http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GL065276/abstract

Submarine permafrost depth from ambient seismic noise http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GL065409/abstract

Solar influences on spatial patterns of Eurasian winter temperature and atmospheric general circulation anomalies http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JD023415/abstract

Detection of recent regional sea surface temperature warming in the Caribbean and surrounding region http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GL065002/abstract

State of the Climate in 2014 http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/2015BAMSStateoftheClimate.1

Mechanisms of Stratospheric and Tropospheric Circulation Response to Projected Arctic Sea Ice Loss http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0169.1

A New Estimation of Urbanization’s Contribution to the Warming Trend in China http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00427.1

How has subtropical stratocumulus and associated meteorology changed since the 1980s? http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0120.1

Area, elevation and mass changes of the two southernmost ice caps of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago between 1952 and 2014 (open access) http://www.the-cryosphere.net/9/1535/2015/tc-9-1535-2015.html

Probing the past 30-year phenology trend of US deciduous forests (open access) http://www.biogeosciences.net/12/4693/2015/bg-12-4693-2015.html

Recent changes in north-west Greenland climate documented by NEEM shallow ice core data and simulations, and implications for past-temperature reconstructions (open access) http://www.the-cryosphere.net/9/1481/2015/tc-9-1481-2015.html

A collection of sub-daily pressure and temperature observations for the early instrumental period with a focus on the “year without a summer” 1816 (open access) http://www.clim-past.net/11/1027/2015/cp-11-1027-2015.html

Uncertainties in global aerosols and climate effects due to biofuel emissions (open access) http://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/15/8577/2015/acp-15-8577-2015.html

Climatology and changes in cloud cover in the area of the Black, Caspian, and Aral seas (1991–2010): a comparison of surface observations with satellite and reanalysis products http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/joc.4435/abstract

Why is the Bay of Bengal experiencing a reduced rate of sea surface warming? http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/joc.4414/abstract

Montane forest ecotones moved downslope in northeastern US in spite of warming between 1984 and 2011 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13046/abstract

The interacting effects of food, spring temperature, and global climate cycles on population dynamics of a migratory songbird http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13053/abstract

Projections of rapidly rising surface temperatures over Africa under low mitigation (open access) http://iopscience.iop.org/1748-9326/10/8/085004

Change points of global temperature (open access) http://iopscience.iop.org/1748-9326/10/8/084002

New satellite climate data records indicate strong coupling between recent frozen season changes and snow cover over high northern latitudes (open access) http://iopscience.iop.org/1748-9326/10/8/084004

Projected changes in regional climate extremes arising from Arctic sea ice loss (open access) http://iopscience.iop.org/1748-9326/10/8/084006

Inventory and recent changes of small glaciers on the northeast margin of the Southern Patagonia Icefield, Argentina http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/igsoc/jog/2015/00000061/00000227/art00009

New long-term mass-balance series for the Swiss Alps http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/igsoc/jog/2015/00000061/00000227/art00012

Expansion of the Southern Hemisphere Hadley Cell in response to greenhouse gas forcing http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0139.1

Climate Variability and Change since 850 C.E.: An Ensemble Approach with the Community Earth System Model (CESM) http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/BAMS-D-14-00233.1

A Global Repository for Planet-Sized Experiments and Observations http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/BAMS-D-15-00132.1

Mass loss and imbalance of glaciers along the Andes Cordillera to the sub-Antarctic islands http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0921818115300023

Improved surface temperature estimates with MASTER/AVIRIS sensor fusion http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0034425715300195

Permafrost or seasonal frost? A review of paleoclimate proxies of the last glacial cycle in the East Central European lowlands http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S104061821500703X

A processing system to monitor Greenland outlet glacier velocity variations at decadal and seasonal time scales utilizing the Landsat imagery http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0034425715300742

Estimating the onset of spring from a complex phenology database: trade-offs across geographic scales http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00484-015-1036-4

Future property damage from flooding: sensitivities to economy and climate change http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-015-1478-z

Changes of temperature and precipitation extremes in China: past and future http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00704-015-1584-x

The spiritual significance of glaciers in an age of climate change http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/wcc.354/abstract

Carbon emissions reduction in China’s food industry http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421515300422

A global synthesis of the effects of biological invasions on greenhouse gas emissions http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/geb.12360/abstract

On solar geoengineering and climate uncertainty http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GL065391/abstract

Increasing carbon dioxide concentration in the upper atmosphere observed by SABER http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GL064696/abstract

Low-cloud characteristics over the tropical western Pacific from ARM observations and CAM5 simulations http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JD023369/abstract

The response of precipitation minus evapotranspiration to climate warming: Why the “wet-get-wetter, dry-get-drier” scaling does not hold over land http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0369.1

Air-Mass Origin in the Arctic. Part II: Response to Increases in Greenhouse Gases http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0296.1

How Well Do the CMIP5 Models Simulate the Antarctic Atmospheric Energy Budget? http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0027.1

Melt pond fraction and spectral sea ice albedo retrieval from MERIS data – Part 2: Case studies and trends of sea ice albedo and melt ponds in the Arctic for years 2002–2011 (open access) http://www.the-cryosphere.net/9/1567/2015/tc-9-1567-2015.html

The match and mismatch between photosynthesis and land surface phenology of deciduous forests http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0168192315002129

How will climate change affect explosive cyclones in the extratropics of the Northern Hemisphere? http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00382-015-2791-y

Recent trend analysis of mean air temperature in Greece based on homogenized data http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00704-015-1592-x

Impact of urbanization on US surface climate (open access) http://iopscience.iop.org/1748-9326/10/8/084010

The impact of weather changes on air quality and health in the United States in 1994–2012 (open access) http://iopscience.iop.org/1748-9326/10/8/084009

Robust global ocean cooling trend for the pre-industrial Common Era http://www.nature.com/ngeo/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/ngeo2510.html

Substantial glacier mass loss in the Tien Shan over the past 50 years http://www.nature.com/ngeo/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/ngeo2513.html

First observations, trends and emissions of HCFC-31 (CH2ClF) in the global atmosphere http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GL064709/abstract

A Comparison of Temperature and Precipitation Responses to Different Earth Radiation Management Geoengineering Schemes http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JD023269/abstract

Anomalous behavior of Indian summer monsoon in the warming environment http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0012825215300283

Responses of wheat and rice to factorial combinations of ambient and elevated CO2 and temperature in FACE experiments http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13065/abstract

Net ecosystem exchange of CO2 with rapidly changing high Arctic landscapes http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13064/abstract

Facing unprecedented drying of the Central Andes? Precipitation variability over the period AD 1000–2100 (open access) http://iopscience.iop.org/1748-9326/10/8/084017

How effective is albedo modification (solar radiation management geoengineering) in preventing sea-level rise from the Greenland Ice Sheet? (open access) http://iopscience.iop.org/1748-9326/10/8/084018

Is the ozone climate penalty robust in Europe? (open access) http://iopscience.iop.org/1748-9326/10/8/084015

Mixed-phase cloud physics and Southern Ocean cloud feedback in climate models http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JD023603/abstract

Grounding line retreat of Totten Glacier, East Antarctica, 1996 to 2013 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GL065701/abstract

On the Southern Ocean CO2 uptake and the role of the biological carbon pump in the 21st century http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GB005140/abstract

Trends of ice breakup date in south-central Ontario http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JD023370/abstract

Sensitivity of radiative forcing, ocean heat uptake and climate feedbacks to changes in anthropogenic greenhouse gases and aerosols http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JD023364/abstract

Contribution of anthropogenic warming to California drought during 2012–2014 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GL064924/abstract

Fluxes and fate of dissolved methane released at the seafloor at the landward limit of the gas hydrate stability zone offshore western Svalbard http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JC011084/abstract

Improving Arctic sea ice prediction using PIOMAS initial sea ice thickness in a coupled ocean-atmosphere model http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/MWR-D-15-0097.1

A new method of comparing forcing agents in climate models http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00663.1

Deep ocean temperature measurement with an uncertainty of 0.7 mK http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JTECH-D-15-0013.1

Endless cold: a seasonal reconstruction of temperature and precipitation in the Burgundian Low Countries during the 15th century based on documentary evidence (open access) http://www.clim-past.net/11/1049/2015/cp-11-1049-2015.html

Retrieving the paleoclimatic signal from the deeper part of the EPICA Dome C ice core (open access) http://www.the-cryosphere.net/9/1633/2015/tc-9-1633-2015.html

Century-scale simulations of the response of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet to a warming climate (open access) http://www.the-cryosphere.net/9/1579/2015/tc-9-1579-2015.html

Glacier changes and related glacial lake expansion in the Bhutan Himalaya, 1990–2010 http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10113-015-0853-7

Can we trust climate models to realistically represent severe European windstorms? (open access) http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00382-015-2777-9

Learning from mistakes in climate research (open access) http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00704-015-1597-5

How do young people engage with climate change? The role of knowledge, values, message framing, and trusted communicators http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/wcc.353/abstract

Climate-induced warming imposes a threat to North European spring ecosystems http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13067/abstract

Facing unprecedented drying of the Central Andes? Precipitation variability over the period AD 1000–2100 (open access) http://iopscience.iop.org/1748-9326/10/8/084017

Net exchanges of methane and carbon dioxide on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau from 1979 to 2100 (open access) http://iopscience.iop.org/1748-9326/10/8/085007

Modified climate with long term memory in tree ring proxies (poen access) http://iopscience.iop.org/1748-9326/10/8/084020

The Arctic and Polar cells act on the Arctic sea ice variation (open access) http://www.tellusa.net/index.php/tellusa/article/view/27692

Orbitally forced ice sheet fluctuations during the Marinoan Snowball Earth glaciation http://www.nature.com/ngeo/journal/v8/n9/full/ngeo2502.html

Recent contrasting winter temperature changes over North America linked to enhanced positive Pacific North American pattern http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GL065656/abstract

Atmospheric responses to the redistribution of anthropogenic aerosols http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JD023665/abstract

Subglacial water drainage, storage, and piracy beneath the Greenland Ice Sheet http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GL065393/abstract

Increased influence of nitrogen limitation on CO2 emissions from future land use and land-use change http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GB005086/abstract

Atmospheric and oceanic conditions and the extremely low Bothnian Bay sea ice extent in 2014/15 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GL064901/abstract

Reassessment and update of long-term trends in downward surface shortwave radiation over Europe (1939-2012) http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JD023321/abstract

Robust warming pattern of global subtropical oceans and its mechanism http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00809.1

Quantifying climate forcings and feedbacks over the last millennium in the CMIP5/PMIP3 models http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0063.1

Water Under a Changing and Uncertain Climate: Lessons from Climate Model Ensembles http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00793.1

The sea-level response to external forcings in historical simulations of CMIP5 climate models http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0376.1

Separating internal variability from the externally forced climate response http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0069.1

Environmental drivers of drought deciduous phenology in the Community Land Model (open access) http://www.biogeosciences.net/12/5061/2015/bg-12-5061-2015.html

Modelled and observed changes in aerosols and surface solar radiation over Europe between 1960 and 2009 (open access) http://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/15/9477/2015/acp-15-9477-2015.html

Methane exchange in a poorly-drained black spruce forest over permafrost observed using the eddy covariance technique http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S016819231500684X

Contrasting responses of gross primary productivity to precipitation events in a water-limited and a temperature-limited grassland ecosystem http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0168192315006838

Evidence linking satellite-derived sea-surface temperature signals to changes in the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0034425715301024

Threshold of the volcanic forcing that leads the El Niño-like warming in the last millennium: results from the ERIK simulation http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00382-015-2799-3

Rapid genetic divergence in response to 15 years of simulated climate change (open access) http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.12966/abstract

Recent temperature variability and change in the Altiplano of Bolivia and Peru http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/joc.4459/abstract

Rate and velocity of climate change caused by cumulative carbon emissions (open access) http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/10/9/095001/meta

Biosphere–atmosphere exchange of methane in India as influenced by multiple environmental changes during 1901–2010 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1352231015301503

The potential for reducing China’s carbon dioxide emissions: Role of foreign-invested enterprises http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0959378015300170

Is anthropogenic sea level fingerprint already detectable in the Pacific Ocean? (open access) http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/10/8/084024/meta

Assessing carbon lock-in (open access) http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/10/8/084023/meta

Foregone carbon sequestration due to land occupation—the case of agro-bioenergy in Finland http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11367-015-0956-x

Climate change-associated tree mortality increases without decreasing water availability http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ele.12500/abstract

Two distinct influences of Arctic warming on cold winters over North America and East Asia http://www.nature.com/ngeo/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/ngeo2517.html

Soil carbon storage controlled by interactions between geochemistry and climate http://www.nature.com/ngeo/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/ngeo2516.html

Estimates of volcanic-induced cooling in the Northern Hemisphere over the past 1,500 years http://www.nature.com/ngeo/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/ngeo2526.html

Responses of carbon uptake and oceanic pCO2 to climate change in the North Atlantic: A model study with the Bergen Earth System Model http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GB005109/abstract

Tornadoes, Social Science, and the False Alarm Effect http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/WCAS-D-14-00052.1

Physical Mechanisms of Tropical Climate Feedbacks Investigated using Temperature and Moisture Trends http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0253.1

Improving Arctic sea ice edge forecasts by assimilating high horizontal resolution sea ice concentration data into the US Navy’s ice forecast systems (open access) http://www.the-cryosphere.net/9/1735/2015/tc-9-1735-2015.html

Assessing biodiversity vulnerability to climate change: testing different methodologies for Portuguese herpetofauna http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10113-015-0858-2

The climate responsibilities of industrial carbon producers (open access) http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-015-1472-5

Tall tales and fat tails: the science and economics of extreme warming (open access) http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-013-0911-4

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The language of denial: text analysis reveals differences in language use between climate change proponents and skeptics http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-015-1475-2

Contrasting regional versus global radiative forcing by megacity pollution emissions http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1352231015303009

The political economy of passing climate change legislation: Evidence from a survey http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0959378015300297

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