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Observations of anthropogenic global warming

New research, December 11, 2015

Posted by Ari Jokimäki on December 11, 2015

Some new papers from last few days:

Predicted slow-down in the rate of Atlantic sea ice loss

A scientific critique of the two-degree climate change target

Albedo feedback enhanced by smoother Arctic sea ice

A growing importance of large fires in conterminous United States during 1984 – 2012

Antarctic Ice Shelf Thickness from Cryosat-2 Radar Altimetry (open access)

Methane emissions from pan-Arctic lakes during the 21st century: An analysis with process-based models of lake evolution and biogeochemistry

On the vertical phytoplankton response to an ice free Arctic Ocean

Temperature and precipitation extremes in the United States: Quantifying the responses to anthropogenic aerosols and greenhouse gases

Robust strengthening and westward shift of the tropical Pacific Walker circulation during 1979~2012: a comparison of 7 sets of reanalysis data and 26 AMIP5 models

Climate mechanism for stronger typhoons in a warmer world

The effect of downwelling longwave and shortwave radiation on Arctic summer sea ice

Unforced surface air temperature variability and its contrasting relationship with the anomalous TOA energy flux at local and global spatial scales

Variability in severe coastal flooding in south-eastern Australia since the mid-19th century, associated storms and death tolls

Data-based estimates of the ocean carbon sink variability – first results of the Surface Ocean pCO2 Mapping intercomparison (SOCOM) (open access)

Using satellite data to improve the leaf phenology of a global terrestrial biosphere model (open access)

Global temperature response to the major volcanic eruptions in multiple reanalysis data sets (open access)

Early warnings and missed alarms for abrupt monsoon transitions (open access)

Trends and climatic sensitivities of vegetation phenology in semiarid and arid ecosystems in the US Great Basin during 1982–2011 (open access)

Decadal trends in global CO emissions as seen by MOPITT (open access)

Assessing the current and future urban heat island of Brussels

Vulnerability of mountain glaciers in China to climate change (open access)

Was atmospheric CO2 capped at 1000 ppm over the past 300 million years?

Influence of altered low cloud parameterizations for seasonal variation of Arctic cloud amount on climate feedbacks

Contrasting evolution patterns between glacier-fed and non-glacier-fed lakes in the Tanggula Mountains and climate cause analysis

Extreme hot summers in China in the CMIP5 climate models

Ecological and methodological drivers of species’ distribution and phenology responses to climate change

Caribbean mesophotic coral ecosystems are unlikely climate change refugia

Impact of cyclonic and anticyclonic activity on Greenland ice sheet surface mass balance variation during 1980–2013

Greenhouse gas (CO2, CH4, N2O) emissions from soils following afforestation in central China

More frequent moments in the climate change debate as emissions continue (open access)

Warm summer nights and the growth decline of shore pine in Southeast Alaska (open access)

Total land water storage change over 2003–2013 estimated from a global mass budget approach (open access)

Dynamic equity carbon permit allocation scheme to limit global warming to two degrees

Greenhouse gas emissions from current and enhanced policies of China until 2030: Can emissions peak before 2030?

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