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New research, May 2, 2016

Posted by Ari Jokimäki on May 2, 2016

Some new papers from last few days:

A cautionary note about messages of hope: Focusing on progress in reducing carbon emissions weakens mitigation motivation
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0959378016300450

Leveling the playing field of transportation fuels: Accounting for indirect emissions of natural gas
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S030142151630194X

Amazon forest response to repeated droughts
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GB005133/abstract

Detecting significant decreasing trends of land surface soil moisture in eastern China during the past three decades (1979-2010)
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JD024676/abstract

Global Meteorological Drought: A Synthesis of Current Understanding with a Focus on SST Drivers of Precipitation Deficits
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0452.1

Is climate sensitivity related to dynamical sensitivity?
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JD024687/abstract

Atmospheric drivers of Greenland surface melt revealed by Self Organizing Maps
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JD024550/abstract

A comparison of Antarctic Ice Sheet surface mass balance from atmospheric climate models and in situ observations
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0642.1

The dynamics of supraglacial water storage in the Everest region, central Himalaya
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0921818116300339

The rapid warming of the North Atlantic Ocean in the mid-1990s in an eddy permitting ocean reanalysis (1982-2013)
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0438.1

Ocean chemistry, ocean warming, and emerging hypoxia: Commentary
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016JC011651/abstract

Uncertainty partition challenges the predictability of vital details of climate change
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015EF000336/abstract

Climate seasonality limits leaf carbon assimilation and wood productivity in tropical forests (open access)
http://www.biogeosciences.net/13/2537/2016/

Uncertainty analysis of terrestrial net primary productivity and net biome productivity in China during 1901-2005
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JG003062/abstract

Changes in phenological sequences of alpine communities across a natural elevation gradient
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0168192316302441

Fruit productivity of Stone pine (Pinus pinea L.) along a climatic gradient in Chile
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0168192316302428

Variations in the potential climatic suitability distribution patterns and grain yields for spring maize in Northeast China under climate change
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-016-1652-y

Juvenile recruitment in loggerhead sea turtles linked to decadal changes in ocean circulation
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13331/abstract

Boom and bust: rapid feedback responses between insect outbreak dynamics and canopy leaf area impacted by rainfall and CO2
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13334/abstract

Is it getting hot in here? Adjustment of hydraulic parameters in six boreal and temperate tree species after three years of warming
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13323/abstract

Wind and light exposure, more than elevation–related temperature, limit treeline seedling abundance on three continents
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1365-2745.12599/abstract

A review of severe thunderstorms in Australia
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169809516300618

Characteristics of stratospheric warming events during Northern winter
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JD024226/abstract

Identifying sensitive ranges in global warming precipitation change dependence on convective parameters
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL069022/abstract

Trends of mean temperatures and warm extremes in Northern Tropical Africa (1961-2014) from observed and PPCA-reconstructed time series
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JD024303/abstract

Marine response to climate changes during the last five millennia in the central Mediterranean Sea
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0921818115301673

Factors Controlling Cloud Albedo in Marine Subtropical Stratocumulus Regions in Climate Models and Satellite Observations
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0095.1

Comparing the influence of sunspot activity and geomagnetic activity on winter surface climate
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1364682616301092

Investigating Alaskan methane and carbon dioxide fluxes using measurements from the CARVE tower (open access)
http://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/16/5383/2016/

NOx lifetimes and emissions of cities and power plants in polluted background estimated by satellite observations (open access)
http://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/16/5283/2016/

The distributional and nutritional impacts and mitigation potential of emission-based food taxes in the UK
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-016-1673-6

Why Did Better Place Fail?: Range anxiety, interpretive flexibility, and electric vehicle promotion in Denmark and Israel
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421516301987

How much carbon offsetting and where? Implications of efficiency, effectiveness, and ethicality considerations for public opinion formation
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421516301847

Impact of climate change on U.S. building energy demand: sensitivity to spatiotemporal scales, balance point temperature, and population distribution
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-016-1681-6

Potential impact of a US climate policy and air quality regulations on future air quality and climate change (open access)
http://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/16/5323/2016/

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New research, April 27, 2016

Posted by Ari Jokimäki on April 27, 2016

Some new papers from last few days:

The potential impacts of 21st century climatic and population changes on human exposure to the virus vector mosquito Aedes aegypti
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-016-1679-0

Strongly increasing heat extremes in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) in the 21st century
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-016-1665-6

Reassessing changes in Diurnal Temperature Range: Intercomparison and evaluation of existing global dataset estimates
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JD024584/abstract

Reassessing changes in Diurnal Temperature Range: A new dataset and characterization of data biases
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JD024583/abstract

Bayesian estimation of climate sensitivity using observationally constrained simple climate models (open access)
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/wcc.397/abstract

Recent global aerosol optical depth variations and trends — A comparative study using MODIS and MISR level 3 datasets
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0034425716301523

Continuous but diverse advancement of spring-summer phenology in response to climate warming across the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S016819231630243X

Do the recent severe droughts in the Amazonia have the same period of length?
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00382-015-2768-x

Does Amazonian deforestation cause global effects; can we be sure?
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JD024357/abstract

US forest response to projected climate-related stress: a tolerance perspective
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13291/abstract

Trait variations of ground flora species disentangle the effects of global change and altered land-use in Swedish forests during 20 years
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13329/abstract

Biological responses to environmental heterogeneity under future ocean conditions
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13287/abstract

Why cirrus cloud seeding cannot substantially cool the planet
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JD024666/abstract

On the temperature dependence of oceanic export efficiency
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL068877/abstract

Does the Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation get its Predictability from the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation?
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0030.1

A major increase in winter snowfall during the middle Holocene on western Greenland caused by reduced sea ice in Baffin Bay and the Labrador Sea
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL068513/abstract

Oceanic transport of surface meltwater from the southern Greenland ice sheet
http://www.nature.com/ngeo/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/ngeo2708.html

Large-scale variation in boreal and temperate forest carbon turnover rate is related to climate
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL068794/abstract

Temperature variability and early clustering of record-breaking events
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00704-015-1455-5

On the detection of precipitation dependence on temperature
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL068811/abstract

The GEWEX water vapor assessment: Results from intercomparison, trend and homogeneity analysis of total column water vapour
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JAMC-D-15-0304.1

Atlantic Near-Term Climate Variability and the Role of a Resolved Gulf Stream
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL068694/abstract

Anthropogenic forcing on the Hadley circulation in CMIP5 simulations
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00382-015-2772-1

A replicated climate change field experiment reveals rapid evolutionary response in an ecologically important soil invertebrate (open access)
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13293/abstract

A Late Pleistocene sea level stack (open access)
http://www.clim-past.net/12/1079/2016/

Pollen- and charcoal-based evidence for climatic and human impact on vegetation in the northern edge of Wuyi Mountains, China, during the last 8200 years
http://hol.sagepub.com/content/early/2016/04/22/0959683616641744.abstract

Atmospheric carbon dioxide and climate change since the Late Jurassic (150 Ma) derived from a global carbon cycle model
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031018216300566

Climate and famines: a historical reassessment
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/wcc.395/abstract

Windstorm of the eighteenth century in the Czech Lands: course, extent, impacts
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00704-016-1806-x

Climate impacts on the cost of solar energy
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421516301860

Characterization model to assess ocean acidification within life cycle assessment
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11367-016-1121-x

Land use change and soil carbon sequestration in China: Where does it pay to conserve?
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10113-016-0948-9

Combining threat and efficacy messaging to increase public engagement with climate change in Beijing, China
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-016-1678-1

UK energy policy – Stuck in ideological limbo?
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421516301914

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New research, April 22, 2016

Posted by Ari Jokimäki on April 22, 2016

Some new papers from last few days:

The spectroscopic foundation of radiative forcing of climate by carbon dioxide
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL068837/abstract

Changes in Internal Variability Due to Anthropogenic Forcing: A New Field Significance Test
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0718.1

Multi-hazard assessment in Europe under climate change
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-016-1661-x

When Can Ocean Acidification Impacts be Detected from Decadal Alkalinity Measurements?
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GB005308/abstract

Acidification of East Siberian Arctic Shelf waters through addition of freshwater and terrestrial carbon
http://www.nature.com/ngeo/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/ngeo2695.html

Extensive release of methane from Arctic seabed west of Svalbard during summer 2014 does not influence the atmosphere
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL068999/abstract

Changing black carbon transport to the Arctic from present day to the end of 21st century
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JD023964/abstract

The effect of a permafrost disturbance on growing-season carbon-dioxide fluxes in a high Arctic tundra ecosystem (open access)
http://www.biogeosciences.net/13/2291/2016/

Multi-year greenhouse gas balances at a rewetted temperate peatland
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13325/abstract

Strong impacts of daily minimum temperature on the green-up date and summer greenness of the Tibetan Plateau
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13301/abstract

Velocity of density shifts in Finnish landbird species depends on their migration ecology and body mass
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00442-015-3525-x

Will changes in phenology track climate change? A study of growth initiation timing in coast Douglas-fir
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13328/abstract

Cheatgrass is favored by warming but not CO2 enrichment in a semi-arid grassland
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13278/abstract

Vertical heat flux in the ocean: Estimates from observations and from a coupled general circulation model
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016JC011647/abstract

Decadal-scale thermohaline variability in the Atlantic sector of the Southern Ocean
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JC011491/abstract

On the link between Barents-Kara sea-ice variability and European blocking
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JD024021/abstract

Sea ice circulation around the Beaufort Gyre: The changing role of wind forcing and the sea ice state
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JC010903/abstract

Non-annular response of sea ice cover in the Indian sector of the Antarctic during extreme SAM events
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/joc.4730/abstract

Seasonal trends of Amazonian rainforest phenology, net primary productivity, and carbon allocation
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GB005270/abstract

Terrestrial Water Flux Responses to Global Warming in Tropical Rainforest Areas (open access)
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015EF000350/abstract

A review of the relationships between drought and forest fire in the United States
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13275/abstract

Five centuries of U.S. West Coast drought: Occurrence, spatial distribution, and associated atmospheric circulation patterns
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL068487/abstract

Sensitivities of Extreme Precipitation to Global Warming Are Lower over Mountains than over Oceans and Plains
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0576.1

The realization of extreme tornadic storm events under future anthropogenic climate change
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0623.1

Transitions in climate and energy discourse between Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs13412-016-0391-8

Robust Strengthening and Westward Shift of the Tropical Pacific Walker Circulation during 1979–2012: A Comparison of 7 Sets of Reanalysis Data and 26 CMIP5 Models
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0398.1

Interannual variability of the atmospheric CO2 growth rate: roles of precipitation and temperature (open access)
http://www.biogeosciences.net/13/2339/2016/

Assessment and simulation of global terrestrial latent heat flux by synthesis of CMIP5 climate models and surface eddy covariance observations
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0168192316302064

Climate change and ecosystems dynamics over the last 6000 years in the Middle Atlas, Morocco (open access)
http://www.clim-past.net/12/1029/2016/

Acropora inter – branch skeleton Sr/Ca ratios — evaluation of a potential new high resolution paleothermometer
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015PA002898/abstract

Grape harvest dates as indicator of spring-summer mean maxima temperature variations in the Minho region (NW Portugal) since the 19th century
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0921818116301151

Lagged Response of Tropical Tropospheric Temperature to Solar Ultraviolet Variations on Intraseasonal Timescales
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL068855/abstract

Coastal and riverine ecosystems as adaptive flood defenses under a changing climate
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11027-016-9714-z

Will economic growth and fossil fuel scarcity help or hinder climate stabilization?
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-016-1668-3

A framework for collaborative climate change research
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs13412-016-0380-y

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New research, April 18, 2016

Posted by Ari Jokimäki on April 18, 2016

Some new papers from last few days:

Variation in climate sensitivity and feedback parameters during the historical period
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL068406/abstract

Stratospheric temperature trends over 1979-2015 derived from combined SSU, MLS and SABER satellite observations
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0629.1

Impact of the Antarctic Ozone Hole on the Vertical Coupling of the Stratosphere-Mesosphere-Lower Thermosphere System
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JAS-D-15-0189.1

Assessing the skill and value of seasonal thermal stress forecasts for coral bleaching risk in the Western Pacific
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JAMC-D-15-0109.1

Coral bleaching response index: a new tool to standardize and compare susceptibility to thermal bleaching
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13276/abstract

Global Water Vapor Trend from 1988-2011 and its Diurnal Asymmetry Based on GPS, Radiosonde and Microwave Satellite Measurements
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0485.1

Response of the tropical Pacific Ocean to El Niño versus global warming
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00382-016-3119-2

Climate responses to volcanic eruptions assessed from observations and CMIP5 multi-models
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00382-016-3125-4

Climatic and societal impacts of a volcanic double event at the dawn of the Middle Ages
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-016-1648-7

Sea ice production variability in Antarctic coastal polynyas
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JC011537/abstract

Dynamical link between the Barents-Kara Sea ice and the Arctic Oscillation
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0669.1

Future climate warming and changes to mountain permafrost in the Bolivian Andes
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-016-1655-8

Persistent high temperature and low precipitation reduce peat carbon accumulation
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13319/abstract

Staying cool in a changing landscape: the influence of maximum daily ambient temperature on grizzly bear habitat selection
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00442-016-3630-5

A trait-based approach for predicting species responses to environmental change from sparse data: how well might terrestrial mammals track climate change? (open access)
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13271/abstract

Distribution of skates and sharks in the North Sea: 112 years of change
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13316/abstract

Pattern of xylem phenology in conifers of cold ecosystems at the northern hemisphere
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13317/abstract

Earlier onset of the spring fine dust season in the southwestern United States
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL068519/abstract

A Comparison of Temperature Data from Automated and Manual Observing Networks in Georgia and Impacts of Siting Characteristics
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JTECH-D-15-0161.1

Quantification of the effect of water temperature on the fall rate of eXpendable BathyThermographs
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JTECH-D-15-0216.1

Importance of coastal primary production in the northern Baltic Sea
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs13280-016-0778-5

Core Concept: Are we in the “Anthropocene”?
http://www.pnas.org/content/113/15/3908.short

Using Scientific Conferences to Engage the Public on Climate Change (open access)
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/BAMS-D-15-00304.1

How to deal with the rebound effect? A policy-oriented approach
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421516301586

Estimating willingness to pay for renewable energy in South Korea using the contingent valuation method
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421516301525

The effect of policy incentives on electric vehicle adoption
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421516301550

Carbon profiles of remote Australian Indigenous communities: A base for opportunities
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421516301409

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New research, April 13, 2016

Posted by Ari Jokimäki on April 14, 2016

Some new papers from last few days:

Significant implications of permafrost thawing for climate change control (open access)
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-016-1666-5

Sensitivity of Global Upper Ocean Heat Content Estimates to Mapping Methods, XBT Bias Corrections, and Baseline Climatologies
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0801.1

Large-scale ocean circulation-cloud interactions reduce the pace of transient climate change
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL067931/abstract

Climate warming is predicted to reduce omega-3, long-chain, polyunsaturated fatty acid production in phytoplankton
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13295/abstract

Trends and Extremes in Northern Hemisphere Snow Characteristics
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs40641-016-0036-8

Continuous monitoring of coastline dynamics in western Florida with a 30-year time series of Landsat imagery
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0034425716301249

Natural hazards in Australia: heatwaves
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-016-1650-0

Temperature extremes: geographic patterns, recent changes, and implications for organismal vulnerabilities
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13313/abstract

Effects of diurnal temperature range and drought on wheat yield in Spain
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00704-016-1779-9

Spatial and temporal changes in desertification in the southern region of the Tengger Desert from 1973 to 2009
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00704-016-1798-6

Seedling transplants reveal species-specific responses of high-elevation tropical treeline trees to climate change
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00442-016-3619-0

Summer U.S. Surface Air Temperature Variability: Controlling Factors and AMIP Simulation Biases
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0705.1

Improving Rainfall Measurement in Gauge Poor Regions Thanks to Mobile Telecommunication Networks
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/BAMS-D-15-00164.1

Uncertainty in Gridded CO2 Emissions Estimates (open access)
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015EF000343/abstract

Quantifying the sources of uncertainty in upper air climate variables
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JD024341/abstract

Global distribution of deep convection reaching tropopause in one-year GPM observations
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JD024430/abstract

Projecting the release of carbon from permafrost soils using a perturbed parameter ensemble modelling approach (open access)
http://www.biogeosciences.net/13/2123/2016/

Assessing climate impacts and risks of ocean albedo modification in the Arctic
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JC011433/abstract

The impact of global aviation NOx emissions on tropospheric composition changes from 2005 to 2011
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S016980951630062X

Environmental Impact assessment of a semi-intensive beef cattle production in Brazil’s Northeast
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11367-016-1062-4

Life cycle assessment of renewable diesel production from lignocellulosic biomass
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11367-016-1107-8

Cycling of Black Carbon in the Ocean
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL068574/abstract

The Causes of Foehn Warming in the Lee of Mountains (open access)
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/BAMS-D-14-00194.1

Palaeo-sea-level and palaeo-ice-sheet databases: problems, strategies, and perspectives (open access)
http://www.clim-past.net/12/911/2016/

50,000 years of vegetation and climate change in the southern Namib Desert, Pella, South Africa
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031018216001619

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New research, April 8, 2016

Posted by Ari Jokimäki on April 8, 2016

Some new papers from last few days:

Changing temperature response of respiration turns boreal forest from carbon sink into carbon source
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0168192316302131

The overlooked tropical oceanic CO2 sink
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL068020/abstract

Holocene thermokarst sediments of the Yedoma permafrost region do not increase the northern peatland carbon pool (open access)
http://www.biogeosciences.net/13/2003/2016/

A new statistical approach to climate change detection and attribution
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00382-016-3079-6

An Initial Study on Climate Change Fingerprinting Using the Reflected Solar Spectra
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0297.1

The contribution of ozone to future stratospheric temperature trends
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL068511/abstract

Stratospheric ozone chemistry feedbacks are not critical for the determination of climate sensitivity in CESM1(WACCM)
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL068344/abstract

On the abruptness of Bølling-Allerød warming
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0675.1

Review on climate change on the Tibetan Plateau during the last half century
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JD024728/abstract

Will the Tibetan Plateau warming depend on elevation in the future?
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016JD024871/abstract

Latitudinal variation in herbivory: hemispheric asymmetries and the role of climatic drivers
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1365-2745.12588/abstract

Predicting when climate-driven phenotypic change affects population dynamics
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ele.12599/abstract

Delayed autumn phenology in the Northern Hemisphere is related to change in both climate and spring phenology
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13311/abstract

Review: advances in in situ and satellite phenological observations in Japan (open access)
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00484-015-1053-3

Uncertainty in predicting range dynamics of endemic alpine plants under climate warming
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13232/abstract

The necessity of cloud feedback for a basin-scale Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL068303/abstract

Variability of water vapour in the Arctic stratosphere (open access)
http://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/16/4307/2016/

Rapid variability of Antarctic Bottom Water transport into the Pacific Ocean inferred from GRACE
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL068474/abstract

Reduced spatial extent of extreme storms at higher temperatures
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL068509/abstract

A robust but spurious pattern of climate change in model projections over the tropical Indian Ocean
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0565.1

Global climate impacts of fixing the Southern Ocean shortwave radiation bias in the Community Earth System Model (CESM)
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0358.1

The effect of temperature and moisture on trace gas emissions from deciduous and coniferous leaf litter
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JG003223/abstract

Rapid N2O fluxes at high level of nitrate nitrogen addition during freeze-thaw events in boreal peatlands of Northeast China
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1352231016302497

Integrating Field and Climate Data for Nitrogen Risk Management
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2212096316300031

Revisiting carbonate chemistry controls on planktic foraminifera Mg /  Ca: implications for sea surface temperature and hydrology shifts over the Paleocene–Eocene Thermal Maximum and Eocene–Oligocene transition (open access)
http://www.clim-past.net/12/819/2016/

Multispecies dendroclimatic reconstructions of summer temperature in the European Alps enhanced by trees highly sensitive to temperature
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-016-1658-5

New gridded daily climatology of Finland – permutation-based uncertainty estimates and temporal trends in climate
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JD024651/abstract

Local and regional variability in snow conditions in northern Finland: A reindeer herding perspective
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs13280-015-0762-5

Carbon emission intensity in electricity production: A global analysis
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421516301458

Reflections on climate change communication research and practice in the second decade of the 21st century: What more is there to say?
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/wcc.403/abstract

Making Climate Data Sing: Using Music-like Sonifications to Convey A Key Climate Record (open access)
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/BAMS-D-15-00223.1

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New research, April 5, 2016

Posted by Ari Jokimäki on April 5, 2016

Some new papers from last few days:

Isolating the roles of different forcing agents in global stratospheric temperature changes using model integrations with incrementally added single forcings
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JD023841/abstract

Melting at the base of the Greenland ice sheet explained by Iceland hotspot history
http://www.nature.com/ngeo/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/ngeo2689.html

Variable relationship between accumulation and temperature in West Antarctica for the past 31,000 years
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL068356/abstract

Tundra permafrost thaw causes significant shifts in energy partitioning (open access)
http://www.tellusb.net/index.php/tellusb/article/view/30467

Large increases in Arctic biogenic volatile emissions are a direct effect of warming
http://www.nature.com/ngeo/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/ngeo2692.html

Gross primary production controls the subsequent winter CO2 exchange in a boreal peatland
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13308/abstract

Plant species diversity affects soil–atmosphere fluxes of methane and nitrous oxide
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00442-016-3611-8

Compensation between meridional flow components of the Atlantic MOC at 26° N (open access)
http://www.ocean-sci.net/12/481/2016/

Evaluating simulated fraction of attributable risk using climate observations
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0566.1

Understanding the joint behavior of temperature and precipitation for climate change impact studies
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00704-016-1774-1

Temperature and Precipitation Extremes in the United States: Quantifying the Responses to Anthropogenic Aerosols and Greenhouse Gases
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0478.1

Temporal and spatial variations of high-impact weather events in China during 1959–2014
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00704-016-1793-y

Contribution of the Yellow Sea Bottom Cold Water to the abnormal cooling of Sea Surface Temperature in the summer of 2011
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016JC011658/abstract

The downside risk of climate change in California’s Central Valley agricultural sector
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-016-1651-z

Adaptation of agriculture to climate change in semi-arid Borena, Ethiopia (open access)
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10113-016-0940-4

Climate change adaptation and mitigation in smallholder crop–livestock systems in sub-Saharan Africa: a call for integrated impact assessments (open access)
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10113-016-0957-8

Oxidative responsiveness to multiple stressors in the key Antarctic species, Adamussium colbecki: interactions between temperature, acidification and cadmium exposure
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0141113616300368

Evaluating planktonic diatom response to climate change across three lakes with differing morphometry
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10933-016-9889-z

The predictive skill of species distribution models for plankton in a changing climate
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13274/abstract

Direct and indirect effects of glaciers on aquatic biodiversity in high Andean peatlands
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13310/abstract

Declining water yield from forested mountain watersheds in response to climate change and forest mesophication
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13309/abstract

Direct measurements of air-sea CO2 exchange over a coral reef
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL068772/abstract

A Lagrangian description on the troposphere-to-stratosphere transport changes associated with the stratospheric water drop around the year 2000 (open access)
http://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/16/4235/2016/

Solar modulation of flood frequency in central Europe during spring and summer on interannual to multi-centennial timescales (open access)
http://www.clim-past.net/12/799/2016/

Understanding the recent trend of haze pollution in eastern China: roles of climate change (open access)
http://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/16/4205/2016/

A global surface drifter data set at hourly resolution
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016JC011716/abstract

Earth’s albedo variations 1998-2014 as measured from ground-based earthshine observations
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL068025/abstract

Unveiling the multiscale teleconnection between Pacific Decadal Oscillation and global surface temperature using time-dependent intrinsic correlation analysis
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/joc.4713/abstract

Life cycle assessment of heat production from underground coal gasification (open access)
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11367-016-1102-0

Sharing the emission reduction burden in an uneven world
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S030142151630132X

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New research, April 1, 2016

Posted by Ari Jokimäki on April 1, 2016

Some new papers from last few days:

Warming of the global ocean: spatial structure and water-mass trends
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0607.1

Arctic amplification enhanced by latent energy transport of atmospheric planetary waves
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/qj.2802/abstract

Atmospheric response to the autumn sea-ice free Arctic and its detectability (open access)
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00382-015-2689-8

Antarctic sea ice increase consistent with intrinsic variability of the Amundsen Sea Low (open access)
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00382-015-2708-9

Potential stabilizing points to mitigate tipping point interactions in Earth’s climate
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/joc.4712/abstract

Carbon sequestration in managed temperate coniferous forests under climate change (open access)
http://www.biogeosciences.net/13/1933/2016/

Predicting the responses of forest distribution and aboveground biomass to climate change under RCPs scenarios in southern China
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13307/abstract

Atmospheric constraints on the methane emissions from the East Siberian Shelf (open access)
http://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/16/4147/2016/

High emissions of greenhouse gases from grasslands on peat and other organic soils
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13303/abstract

Sampling biases in CMIP5 decadal forecasts
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016JD024804/abstract

Variability in projected elevation dependent warming in boreal midlatitude winter in CMIP5 climate models and its potential drivers
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00382-015-2692-0

Assessing the impact of satellite-based observations in sea surface temperature trends
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL068757/abstract

Accumulation Variability in the Antarctic Peninsula: The Role of Large-Scale Atmospheric Oscillations and Their Interactions
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0354.1

Atlantic forcing of Pacific decadal variability
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00382-015-2705-z

Stratospheric ozone changes under solar geoengineering: implications for UV exposure and air quality (open access)
http://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/16/4191/2016/

Highly significant responses to anthropogenic forcings of the midlatitude jet in the Southern Hemisphere
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0034.1

Modelling economic losses of historic and present-day high-impact winter windstorms in Switzerland (open access)
http://www.tellusa.net/index.php/tellusa/article/view/29546

South Pacific hydrologic and cyclone variability during the last 3,000 years
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015PA002870/abstract

Spatiotemporal variations of extreme precipitation regimes during 1961–2010 and possible teleconnections with climate indices across China
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/joc.4719/abstract

North American megadroughts in the Common Era: reconstructions and simulations
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/wcc.394/abstract

Historical trends in precipitation, temperature and drought in the Alabama–Coosa–Tallapoosa and Apalachicola–Chattahoochee–Flint river basins
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/joc.4723/abstract

The role of heating, winds, and topography on sea level changes in the North Atlantic
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JC011492/abstract

On the secular trend of COx and CO2 in the lower thermosphere
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JD024553/abstract

From pole to pole: the potential for the Arctic seastar Asterias amurensis to invade a warming Southern Ocean
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13304/abstract

Northward expansion of paddy rice in northeastern Asia during 2000-2014
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL068191/abstract

Limited effect of ozone reductions on the 20-year photosynthesis trend at Harvard forest
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13300/abstract

Climate response of cork growth in the Mediterranean oak (Quercus suber L.) woodlands of southwestern Portugal
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1125786516300273

Carbon cycle history through the Jurassic–Cretaceous boundary: A new global δ13C stack
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031018216300244

Weather sensitivity for zoo visitation in Toronto, Canada: a quantitative analysis of historical data
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00484-016-1154-7

A comparison of five high-resolution spatially-explicit, fossil-fuel, carbon dioxide emission inventories for the United States
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11027-016-9709-9

Don’t you wish that at least some of this would be an april fools joke?

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New research, March 29, 2016

Posted by Ari Jokimäki on March 29, 2016

Some new papers from last few days:

Reviews and Syntheses: Ocean acidification and its potential impacts on marine ecosystems (open access)
http://www.biogeosciences.net/13/1767/2016/

Characterizing Recent Trends in U.S. Heavy Precipitation
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0441.1

The long-term trend in the diurnal temperature range over Asia and its natural and anthropogenic causes
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JD024549/abstract

Changing Arctic snow cover: A review of recent developments and assessment of future needs for observations, modelling, and impacts (open access)
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs13280-016-0770-0

Eurasian snow cover variability in relation to warming trend and Arctic Oscillation
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00382-016-3089-4

Spatiotemporal analysis of snow cover variations at mt. Kilimanjaro using multi-temporal Landsat images during 27 years
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S136468261630089X

The snow and the willows: Earlier spring snowmelt reduces performance in the low-lying alpine shrub Salix herbacea
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1365-2745.12579/abstract

The expansion of Central and Northern European Neolithic populations was associated with a multi-century warm winter and wetter climate
http://hol.sagepub.com/content/early/2016/03/24/0959683616638435.abstract

Benefits of CMIP5 multimodel ensemble in reconstructing historical ocean subsurface temperature variations
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0730.1

Will a warmer world mean a wetter or drier Australian monsoon?
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0695.1

The vertical structure of tropospheric water vapor: comparing radiative and ocean-driven climate changes
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0482.1

A decade of space borne observations of the Arctic atmosphere: novel insights from NASA’s Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) instrument (open access)
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/BAMS-D-14-00202.1

Trends of mean and extreme temperature indices since 1874 at low-elevation sites in the southern Alps
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JD024582/abstract

The immediate and prolonged effects of climate extremes on soil respiration in a mesic grassland
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JG003256/abstract

Contrasting effects of temperature and precipitation change on amphibian phenology, abundance and performance
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00442-016-3610-9

Optimization of a biochemical model with eddy covariance measurements in black spruce forests of Alaska for estimating CO2 fertilization effects
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0168192316301897

Climatic events inducing die-off in Mediterranean shrublands: are species’ responses related to their functional traits?
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00442-016-3550-4

Assessing Surface Solar Radiation Fluxes in the CMIP Ensembles
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00503.1

Attenuation coefficient of usable solar radiation of the global oceans
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JC011528/abstract

Arctic sea ice simulation in the PlioMIP ensemble (open access)
http://www.clim-past.net/12/749/2016/

Reconstructing global overturning from meridional density gradients
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00382-015-2719-6

Thermal stratification in simulations of warm climates: A climatology using saturation potential vorticity
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0785.1

Simulating the role of surface forcing on observed multidecadal upper ocean salinity changes
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0519.1

Statistical downscaling of North Atlantic tropical cyclone frequency and the amplified role of the Caribbean low level jet in a warmer climate
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JD024342/abstract

Impacts of vertical structure of convection in global warming: the role of shallow convection
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0563.1

Temperature trends and variability in the Greater Horn of Africa: interactions with precipitation
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00382-016-3088-5

Land-use change outweighs projected effects of changing rainfall on tree cover in sub-Saharan Africa Land-use vs. rainfall effects on tree cover
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13299/abstract

US exposure to multiple landscape stressors and climate change
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10113-016-0934-2

Quality Control Program for Real-Time Hourly Temperature Observation in Taiwan
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JTECH-D-15-0005.1

Depictions of sustainability in children’s books
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10668-016-9778-7

The energy policy relevance of the 2014 IPCC Working Group III report on the macro-economics of mitigating climate change
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421516301288

Renewable energy policies and competition for biomass: Implications for land use, food prices, and processing industry
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421516300623

Does moving towards renewable energy causes water and land inefficiency? An empirical investigation
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421516301264

Northern Mediterranean climate since the Middle Pleistocene: a 637 ka stable isotope record from Lake Ohrid (Albania/Macedonia) (open access)
http://www.biogeosciences.net/13/1801/2016/

Quantitative analysis of ring growth in spruce roots and its application towards a more precise dating
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1125786516300297

Towards improving the Central Asian dendrochronological network—new data from Tajikistan, Pamir-Alay
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1125786516300261

Tailored climate indices for climate-proofing operational forestry applications in Sweden and Finland
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/joc.4691/abstract

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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
http://www.nature.com/ngeo/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/ngeo2681.html

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)
http://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/16/3761/2016/

Deciphering ocean carbon in a changing world
http://www.pnas.org/content/113/12/3143.short

Decrease in winter respiration explains 25% of the annual northern forest carbon sink enhancement over the last 30 years
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/geb.12441/abstract

Methane oxidation, biogenic carbon, and the IPCC’s emission metrics. Proposal for a consistent greenhouse-gas accounting
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11367-016-1091-z

Historical reconstruction of ocean acidification in the Australian region (open access)
http://www.biogeosciences.net/13/1753/2016/

Skeletal mineralogy of coral recruits under high temperature and pCO2 (open access)
http://www.biogeosciences.net/13/1717/2016/

Contrasting changes in the abundance and diversity of North American bird assemblages from 1971 to 2010
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13292/abstract

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)
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00484-016-1152-9

Demographic responses to weather fluctuations are context dependent in a long-lived amphibian
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13290/abstract

Understanding a migratory species in a changing world: climatic effects and demographic declines in the western monarch revealed by four decades of intensive monitoring
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00442-016-3600-y

The stratospheric pathway for Arctic impacts on mid-latitude climate
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL068330/abstract

Climatic anomalous patterns associated with the Arctic and Polar cell strength variations
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00382-016-3067-x

Glacier change over the last century, Caucasus Mountains, Georgia, observed from old topographical maps, Landsat and ASTER satellite imagery (open access)
http://www.the-cryosphere.net/10/713/2016/

Analysis of the mass balance time series of glaciers in the Italian Alps (open access)
http://www.the-cryosphere.net/10/695/2016/

Seasonal atmospheric responses to reduced Arctic sea ice in an ensemble of coupled model simulations
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0586.1

Recent changes in sea ice area flux through the Beaufort Sea during the summer
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JC011464/abstract

A high-resolution salinity time series 1993–2012 in the North Atlantic from Argo and altimeter data
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JC011439/abstract

Intensity–area–duration analysis of droughts in China 1960–2013
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00382-016-3066-y

On the robustness of near term climate predictability regarding initial state uncertainties
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00382-016-3078-7

Effect of climate change on surface ozone over North America, Europe, and East Asia
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL068060/abstract

Toward consistency between trends in bottom-up CO2 emissions and top-down atmospheric measurements in the Los Angeles megacity (open access)
http://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/16/3843/2016/

Accelerated greenhouse gases versus slow insolation forcing induced climate changes in southern South America since the Mid-Holocene
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00382-016-3081-z

Phase relationships between orbital forcing and the composition of air trapped in Antarctic ice cores (open access)
http://www.clim-past.net/12/729/2016/

Unsaturated zone hydrostratigraphies: A novel archive of past climates in dryland continental regions
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0012825216300526

Coral-reef records of Quaternary changes in climate and sea-level
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0012825216300472

Here and now, there and then: How “departure dates” influence climate change engagement
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0959378016300243

Ethiopian agriculture has greater potential for carbon sequestration than previously estimated
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13288/abstract

The importance of contrail ice formation for mitigating the climate impact of aviation
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JD024696/abstract

How might adaptation to climate change by smallholder farming communities contribute to climate change mitigation outcomes? A case study from Timor-Leste, Southeast Asia
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11625-016-0361-9

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