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Observations of anthropogenic global warming

New research, March 23, 2016

Posted by Ari Jokimäki on March 23, 2016

Some new papers from last few days:

Anthropogenic carbon release rate unprecedented during the past 66 million years

Ice melt, sea level rise and superstorms: evidence from paleoclimate data, climate modeling, and modern observations that 2 °C global warming could be dangerous (open access)

Deciphering ocean carbon in a changing world

Decrease in winter respiration explains 25% of the annual northern forest carbon sink enhancement over the last 30 years

Methane oxidation, biogenic carbon, and the IPCC’s emission metrics. Proposal for a consistent greenhouse-gas accounting

Historical reconstruction of ocean acidification in the Australian region (open access)

Skeletal mineralogy of coral recruits under high temperature and pCO2 (open access)

Contrasting changes in the abundance and diversity of North American bird assemblages from 1971 to 2010

Effects of extreme thermal conditions on plasticity in breeding phenology and double-broodedness of Great Tits and Blue Tits in central Poland in 2013 and 2014 (open access)

Demographic responses to weather fluctuations are context dependent in a long-lived amphibian

Understanding a migratory species in a changing world: climatic effects and demographic declines in the western monarch revealed by four decades of intensive monitoring

The stratospheric pathway for Arctic impacts on mid-latitude climate

Climatic anomalous patterns associated with the Arctic and Polar cell strength variations

Glacier change over the last century, Caucasus Mountains, Georgia, observed from old topographical maps, Landsat and ASTER satellite imagery (open access)

Analysis of the mass balance time series of glaciers in the Italian Alps (open access)

Seasonal atmospheric responses to reduced Arctic sea ice in an ensemble of coupled model simulations

Recent changes in sea ice area flux through the Beaufort Sea during the summer

A high-resolution salinity time series 1993–2012 in the North Atlantic from Argo and altimeter data

Intensity–area–duration analysis of droughts in China 1960–2013

On the robustness of near term climate predictability regarding initial state uncertainties

Effect of climate change on surface ozone over North America, Europe, and East Asia

Toward consistency between trends in bottom-up CO2 emissions and top-down atmospheric measurements in the Los Angeles megacity (open access)

Accelerated greenhouse gases versus slow insolation forcing induced climate changes in southern South America since the Mid-Holocene

Phase relationships between orbital forcing and the composition of air trapped in Antarctic ice cores (open access)

Unsaturated zone hydrostratigraphies: A novel archive of past climates in dryland continental regions

Coral-reef records of Quaternary changes in climate and sea-level

Here and now, there and then: How “departure dates” influence climate change engagement

Ethiopian agriculture has greater potential for carbon sequestration than previously estimated

The importance of contrail ice formation for mitigating the climate impact of aviation

How might adaptation to climate change by smallholder farming communities contribute to climate change mitigation outcomes? A case study from Timor-Leste, Southeast Asia


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