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Last update: November 1, 2016


Homogenization of Daily Temperature Data (Hewaarachchi et al. 2016)

The influence of urban surface expansion in China on regional climate (Zhao et al. 2016)

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The open-ocean sensible heat flux and its significance for Arctic boundary layer mixing during early fall (Ganeshan & Wu, 2016)

Scaling-up permafrost thermal measurements in western Alaska using an ecotype approach (Cable et al. 2016)

Inter- and intra-annual changes in air temperature and precipitation in western Spitsbergen (Osuch & Wawrzyniak, 2016)

Spatiotemporal Temperature Variability over the Tibetan Plateau: Altitudinal Dependence Associated with the Global Warming Hiatus (Cai et al. 2016)

Observed (1970–1999) climate variability in Central America using a high-resolution meteorological dataset with implication to climate change studies (Hidalgo et al. 2016)

Tracking regional temperature projections from the early 1990s in light of variations in regional warming, including ‘warming holes’ (Grose et al. 2016)

A reassessment of temperature variations and trends from global reanalyses and monthly surface climatological datasets (Simmons et al. 2016)

Persistence and predictions of the remarkable warm anomaly in the northeastern Pacific Ocean during 2014-2016 (Hu et al. 2016)

Does the recent warming hiatus exist over Northern Asia for winter wind chill temperature? (Ma et al. 2016)

The archive of papers on temperature

Climate sensitivity, forcings, and feedbacks

Impact of decadal cloud variations on the Earth’s energy budget (Zhou et al. 2016)

Prospects for Narrowing Bounds on Earth’s Equilibrium Climate Sensitivity (Stevens et al. 2016)

Attribution analyses of temperature extremes using a set of 16 indices (Christidis & Stott, 2016)

An overview of black carbon deposition and its radiative forcing over the Arctic (Ting-Feng & Cun-De, 2016)

Modeling black carbon and its potential radiative effects over the Tibetan Plateau (Ji, 2016)

Quantifying the impacts of snow on surface energy balance through assimilating snow cover fraction and snow depth (Meng, 2016)

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An attempt to deconstruct recent climate change in the Baltic Sea Basin (Barkhordarian et al. 2016)

An automated satellite cloud classification scheme using Self–Organizing Maps: Alternative ISCCP weather states (McDonald et al. 2016)

Statistical cloud coverage as determined from sunshine duration: a model applicable in daylighting and solar energy forecasting (Kómar & Kocifaj, 2016)

Are atmospheric updrafts a key to unlocking climate forcing and sensitivity? (Donner et al. 2016)

Lessons on Climate Sensitivity From Past Climate Changes (von der Heydt et al. 2016)

How can we understand the global distribution of the solar cycle signal on the Earth’s surface? (Kodera et al. 2016)

Black carbon solar absorption suppresses turbulence in the atmospheric boundary layer (Wilcox et al. 2016)

Seasonal constraints on inferred planetary heat content (McKinnon & Huybers, 2016)

The solar dimming/brightening effect over the Mediterranean Basin in the period 1979 − 2012 (Kampezidis et al. 2016)

Improving satellite-retrieved surface radiative fluxes in polar regions using a smart sampling approach (Van Tricht et al. 2016)

Climate effects of a hypothetical regional nuclear war: Sensitivity to emission duration and particle composition (Pausata et al. 2016)

Cloud liquid water path and radiative feedbacks over the Southern Ocean (Bodas-Salcedo et al. 2016)

Global Observations of Cloud-Sensitive Aerosol Loadings in Low Level Marine Clouds (Andersen et al. 2016)

Recent Advances in Arctic Cloud and Climate Research (Kay et al. 2016)

The Global Infrared Energy Budget of the Thermosphere from 1947 to 2016 and Implications for Solar Variability (Mlynczak et al. 2016)

Time-dependent variations in the Arctic’s surface albedo feedback and the link to seasonality in sea ice (Andry et al. 2016)

Consequences of changes in vegetation and snow cover for climate feedbacks in Alaska and northwest Canada (Euskirchen et al. 2016)

Processes Responsible for Cloud Feedback (Gettelman & Sherwood, 2016)

Human influences on regional temperature change – comparing adjacent plains of China and Russia (Du et al. 2016)

The positive net radiative greenhouse gas forcing of increasing methane emissions from a thawing boreal forest-wetland landscape (Helbig et al. 2016)

Coupled high-latitude climate feedbacks and their impact on atmospheric heat transport (Feldl et al. 2016)

Facets of Arctic energy accumulation based on observations and reanalyses 2000-2015 (Mayer et al. 2016)

Characterizing And Understanding Systematic Biases In The Vertical Structure Of Clouds In CMIP5/CFMIP2 Models (Cesana & Waliser, 2016)

Review of recent studies of the climatic effects of urbanization in China (Yan et al. 2016)

Latent heat flux sensitivity to sea surface temperature – regional perspectives (Kumar et al. 2016)

Recent warming on Spitsbergen – influence of atmospheric circulation and sea ice cover (Isaksen et al. 2016)

Mechanism of seasonal Arctic sea ice evolution and Arctic amplification (Kim et al. 2016)

The Zugspitze radiative closure experiment for quantifying water vapor absorption over the terrestrial and solar infrared – Part 1: Setup, uncertainty analysis, and assessment of far-infrared water vapor continuum (Sussmann et al. 2016)

The Zugspitze radiative closure experiment for quantifying water vapor absorption over the terrestrial and solar infrared – Part 3: Quantification of the mid- and near-infrared water vapor continuum in the 2500 to 7800 cm−1 spectral range under atmospheric conditions (Reichert & Sussmann, 2016)

Assessing the Radiative Impacts of Precipitating Clouds on Winter Surface Air Temperatures and Land Surface Properties in GCMs Using Observations (Li et al. 2016)

The archive of papers on climate sensitivity, forcings & feedbacks

Climate models and projections

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Faster Arctic sea ice retreat in CMIP5 than in CMIP3 due to volcanoes (Rosenblum & Eisenman, 2016)

Assessment of Arctic and Antarctic sea ice predictability in CMIP5 decadal hindcasts (Yang et al. 2016)

Global warming projection in the 21st Century based on an observational data-driven model (Zeng & Geil, 2016)

Bias Correcting Climate Change Simulations – a Critical Review (Maraun, 2016)

Recommendations for diagnosing effective radiative forcing from climate models for CMIP6 (Forster et al. 2016)

Accessing vulnerability of land-cover types to climate change using physical scaling downscaling model (Gaur & Simonovic, 2016)

Land-atmosphere coupling and climate prediction over the U.S. Southern Great Plains (Williams et al. 2016)

Simulating the Earth system response to negative emissions (Jones et al. 2016)

Arctic climate and its interaction with lower latitudes under different levels of anthropogenic warming in a global coupled climate model (Koenigk & Brodeau, 2016)

Ensemble averaging and mean squared error (Rougier, 2016)

Projection of temperature and heat waves for Africa with an ensemble of CORDEX Regional Climate Models (Dosio, 2016)

CMIP5 downscaling and its uncertainty in China (Yue et al. 2016)

Mind the gap – the case for medium level emission scenarios (van Ruijven, 2016)

Coordinated Experiments for Projections of Regional Climate Change (Giorgi & Gutowski, 2016)

Northern Hemisphere atmospheric blocking representation in Global Climate Models: twenty years of improvements? (Davini & D’Andrea, 2016)

Dynamical Downscaling of the Climate for the Hawaiian Islands. Part II: Projection for the Late 21st Century (Zhang et al. 2016)

Identifying errors in dust models from data assimilation (Pope et al. 2016)

Evolution of urban heat wave intensity for the Brussels Capital Region in the ARPEGE-Climat A1B scenario (Hamdi et al. 2016)

Fossil-fueled development (SSP5): An energy and resource intensive scenario for the 21st century (Kriegler et al. 2016)

The archive of papers on models and projections

Atmospheric composition

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The role of methane in projections of 21st century stratospheric water vapour (Revell et al. 2016)

Role of regional wetland emissions in atmospheric methane variability (McNorton et al. 2016)

Spatially Continuous Mapping of Daily Global Ozone Distribution (2004–2014) with the Aura OMI Sensor (Peng et al. 2016)

Emissions of carbon tetrachloride from Europe (Graziosi et al. 2016)

Vertical profiles of aerosol and black carbon in the Arctic: a seasonal phenomenology along 2 years (2011–2012) of field campaigns (Ferrero et al. 2016)

Atmospheric methane isotopic record favors fossil sources flat in 1980s and 1990s with recent increase (Rice et al. 2016)

Impacts of meteorological parameters and emissions on decadal, interannual, and seasonal variations of atmospheric black carbon in the Tibetan Plateau (Yu-Hao & Hong, 2016)

The influence of global climate change on the environmental fate of persistent organic pollutants: A review with emphasis on the Northern Hemisphere and the Arctic as a receptor (Ma et al. 2016)

Rising atmospheric methane: 2007–2014 growth and isotopic shift (Nisbet et al. 2016)

Global Water Vapor Variability and Trend from the Latest 36-Year (1979 to 2014) Data of ECMWF and NCEP Reanalyses, Radiosonde, GPS and Microwave Satellite (Chen & Liu, 2016)

Wintertime characteristics of aerosols over middle Indo-Gangetic Plain: Vertical profile, transport and radiative forcing (Kumar et al. 2016)

Clumped isotopes in near-surface atmospheric CO2 over land, coast and ocean in Taiwan and its vicinity (Laskar & Liang, 2016)

Atmospheric abundance and global emissions of perfluorocarbons CF4, C2F6 and C3F8 since 1800 inferred from ice core, firn, air archive and in situ measurements (Trudinger et al. 2016)

Anthropogenic sulphur dioxide load over China as observed from different satellite sensors (Koukouli et al. 2016)

Critical review of black carbon and elemental carbon source apportionment in Europe and the United States (Briggs & Long, 2016)

The archive of papers on atmospheric composition

Carbon cycle

Using stable isotopes of hydrogen to quantify biogenic and thermogenic atmospheric methane sources: A case study from the Colorado Front Range (Townsend-Small et al. 2016)

Winter crop CO2 uptake inferred from CONTRAIL measurements over Delhi, India (Umezawa et al. 2016)

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The importance of freshwater systems to the net atmospheric exchange of carbon dioxide and methane with a rapidly changing high Arctic watershed (Emmerton et al. 2016)

Anthropogenic carbon in the ocean, surface to interior connections (Groeskamp et al. 2016)

Substantial stores of sedimentary carbon held in mid-latitude fjords (Smeaton et al. 2016)

The terrestrial carbon budget of South and Southeast Asia (Cervarich et al. 2016)

Inverse modeling of pan-Arctic methane emissions at high spatial resolution: what can we learn from assimilating satellite retrievals and using different process-based wetland and lake biogeochemical models? (Tan et al. 2016)

On the methane paradox: Transport from shallow-water zones rather than in situ methanogenesis is the mayor source of CH4 in the open surface water of lakes (Fernández et al. 2016)

Climatic Drivers for Multi-Decadal Shifts in Solute Transport and Methane Production Zones within a Large Peat Basin (Glaser et al. 2016)

Microbial lipid signatures and substrate potential of organic matter in permafrost deposits – implications for future greenhouse gas production (Stapel et al. 2016)

Are global mangrove carbon stocks driven by rainfall? (Sanders et al. 2016)

Climate change and dissolved organic carbon export to the Gulf of Maine (Huntington et al. 2016)

Inter-annual variability of summertime CO2 exchange in Northern Eurasia inferred from GOSAT XCO2 (Ishizawa et al. 2016)

The role of metabolism in modulating CO2 fluxes in boreal lakes (Bogard & del Giorgio, 2016)

Quantifying uncertainty in future ocean carbon uptake (Dunne, 2016)

Branchfall dominates annual carbon flux across lowland Amazonian forests (Marvin & Asner, 2016)

Impacts of a decadal drainage disturbance on surface–atmosphere fluxes of carbon dioxide in a permafrost ecosystem (Kittler et al. 2016)

Decadal variations and trends of the global ocean carbon sink (Landschützer et al. 2016)

Decarbonization rate and the timing and magnitude of the CO2 concentration peak (Seshadri, 2016)

Measurement of carbon dioxide flux from tropical peatland in Indonesia using the nocturnal temperature-inversion trap method (Iriana et al. 2016)

Litter decay controlled by temperature, not soil properties, affecting future soil carbon (Gregorich et al. 2016)

A multi-year estimate of methane fluxes in Alaska from CARVE atmospheric observations (Miller et al. 2016)

Seeking potential contributions to future carbon budget in conterminous US forests considering disturbances (Zhang et al. 2016)

Substantial role of macroalgae in marine carbon sequestration (Krause-Jensen & Duarte, 2016)

A multi-scale comparison of modeled and observed seasonal methane emissions in northern wetlands (Xu et al. 2016)

Impact of warming on CO2 emissions from streams countered by aquatic photosynthesis (Demars et al. 2016)

Historical trends of forest fires and carbon emissions in China from 1988 to 2012 (Zhang et al. 2016)

Long-term nutrient fertilization and the carbon balance of permanent grassland: any evidence for sustainable intensification? (Fornara et al. 2016)

The archive of papers on carbon cycle

Atmospheric and oceanic circulation

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The archive of papers on atmospheric and oceanic circulation

Extreme weather

The paleoclimate context and future trajectory of extreme summer hydroclimate in eastern Australia (Cook et al. 2016)

Regional downscaling of Mediterranean droughts under past and future climatic conditions (Hertig & Tramblay, 2016)

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An Updated Blizzard Climatology of the Contiguous United States (1959-2014): An Examination of Spatiotemporal Trends (Coleman & Schwartz, 2016)

Tropical cyclones downscaled from simulations with very high carbon dioxide levels (Korty et al. 2016)

Estimation of property loss and business interruption loss caused by storm surge inundation due to climate change: a case of Typhoon Vera revisit (Jiang et al. 2016)

On the temporal and spatial characteristics of tornado days in the United States (Moore, 2016)

Why do different drought indices show distinct future drought risk outcomes in the U.S. Great Plains? (Feng et al. 2016)

Projecting nuisance flooding in a warming climate using generalized linear models and Gaussian processes (Vandenberg-Rodes et al. 2016)

Impacts of super-typhoon Yolanda on Philippine reefs and communities (Anticamara & Go, 2016)

Climatology of the 500-hPa mediterranean storms associated with Saudi Arabia wet season precipitation (Almazroui et al. 2016)

Different long-term trends of extra-tropical cyclones and windstorms in ERA-20C and NOAA-20CR reanalyses (Befort et al. 2016)

Potential effects of climate changes on soil–atmosphere interaction and landslide hazard (Rianna et al. 2016)

Iceland’s Great Frost Winter of 1917/1918 and its representation in reanalyses of the 20th Century (Moore & Babij, 2016)

A new flood type classification method for use in climate change impact studies (Turkington et al. 2016)

Storm track shifts under climate change: toward a mechanistic understanding using baroclinic mean available potential energy (Mbengue & Schneider, 2016)

Changes in heat wave indices in Romania over the period 1961–2015 (Croitoru et al. 2016)

Rethinking Flood Hazard at the Global Scale (Schumann et al. 2016)

CLIMATE CHANGE AND HURRICANE-LIKE EXTRATROPICAL CYCLONES: Projections for North-Atlantic Polar Lows and Medicanes based on CMIP5 Models (Romero & Emanuel, 2016)

Modification of land-atmosphere interactions by CO2 effects: implications for summer dryness and heatwave amplitude (Lemordant et al. 2016)

Fragmented patterns of flood change across the United States (Archfield et al. 2016)

The size distribution of spatiotemporal extreme rainfall clusters around the globe (Traxl et al. 2016)

Internal ocean-atmosphere variability drives megadroughts in Western North America (Coats et al. 2016)

Drivers for the deepening of severe European windstorms and their impacts on forecast quality (Pirret et al. 2016)

Variation of strong dust storm events in Northern China during 1978–2007 (Wang et al. 2016)

On the association of lightning activity and projected change in climate over the Indian sub-continent (Saha et al. 2016)

Depiction of drought over Sub-Saharan Africa using reanalyses precipitation datasets (Zhan et al. 2016)

The archive of papers on extreme weather

General climate science

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Contrasting Upper and Lower Atmospheric Metrics of Tropical Expansion in the Southern Hemisphere (Solomon et al. 2016)

Signal Stations: Newly Digitized Historical Climate Data of the German Bight and the Southern Baltic Sea Coasts (Wagner et al. 2016)

Artificial bias typically neglected in comparisons of uncertain atmospheric data (Pitkänen et al. 2016)

Mars’ atmosphere: the sister planet, our statistical twin (Chen et al. 2016)

The dynamics of mesoscale winds in the upper troposphere and lower stratosphere (Callies et al. 2016)

Estimating the Continental Response to Global Warming Using Pattern-Scaled Sea Surface Temperatures and Sea Ice (Bichet et al. 2016)

State of the Climate in 2015 (Blunden & Arndt, 2016)

Histories of climate, science, and colonization in Australia and New Zealand, 1800–1945 (O’Gorman et al. 2016)

Changes in marine fog in a warmer climate (Kawai et al. 2016)

The archive of papers on general climate science

Climate and mankind

Adaptation and Indigenous peoples in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (Ford et al. 2016)

The role of drought on wheat yield interannual variability in the Iberian Peninsula from 1929 to 2012 (Páscoa et al. 2016)

Useful to Usable: Developing usable climate science for agriculture (Prokopy et al. 2016)

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Mangroves as a protection from storm surges in a changing climate (Blankespoor et al. 2016)

Climate change may speed democratic turnover (Obradovich, 2016)

Climate change adaptation of coffee production in space and time (Läderach et al. 2016)

Lessons from two high CO2 worlds – future oceans and intensive aquaculture (Ellis et al. 2016)

Climate change impacts on thermal growing conditions of main fruit species in Portugal (Santos et al. 2016)

Unravelling local adaptive capacity to climate change in the Bolivian Amazon: the interlinkages between assets, conservation and markets (Ruiz-Mallén et al. 2016)

Building climate change into risk assessments (Coletti et al. 2016)

Developing a theoretical framework for integrated vulnerability of businesses to sea level rise (Song et al. 2016)

Analog years: Connecting climate science and agricultural tradition to better manage landscapes of the future (Wilke & Morton, 2016)

Climate variability and educational attainment: Evidence from rural Ethiopia (Randell & Gray, 2016)

Arctic communities perceive climate impacts on access as a critical challenge to availability of subsistence resources (Brinkman et al. 2016)

Grapevine phenology and climate change in Georgia (Cola et al. 2016)

Planning for an unknowable future: uncertainty in climate change adaptation planning (Woodruff, 2016)

Adapting to rates versus amounts of climate change: a case of adaptation to sea-level rise (Shayegh et al. 2016)

Resilience to climate change: from theory to practice through co-production of knowledge in Chile (Borquez et al. 2016)

The shape of impacts to come: lessons and opportunities for adaptation from uneven increases in global and regional temperatures (Ebi et al. 2016)

The archive of papers on climate and mankind


Effects of the 2015 heat wave on benthic invertebrates in the Tabarca Marine Protected Area (southeast Spain) (Rubio-Portillo et al. 2016)

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Additive impacts of experimental climate change increase risk to an ectotherm at the Arctic’s edge (Davenport et al. 2016)

Assessing forest vulnerability to climate warming using a process-based model of tree growth: bad prospects for rear-edges (Sánchez-Salguero et al. 2016)

The competitive status of trees determines their responsiveness to increasing atmospheric humidity – a climate trend predicted for northern latitudes (Tullus et al. 2016)

Ideas and perspectives: Heat stress: more than hot air (De Boeck et al. 2016)

Greater phenological sensitivity on the higher Tibetan Plateau: new insights from weekly 5 km EVI2 datasets (Qiu et al. 2016)

Impacts of meteorological and environmental factors on allergic rhinitis in children (He et al. 2016)

Spatial heterogeneity of greening and browning between and within bioclimatic zones in northern West Siberia (Miles & Esau, 2016)

Integrated population modeling reveals the impact of climate on the survival of juvenile emperor penguins (Abadi et al. 2016)

Range shifts or extinction? Ancient DNA and distribution modelling reveal past and future responses to climate warming in cold-adapted birds (Lagerholm et al. 2016)

Marine species in ambient low-oxygen regions subject to double jeopardy impacts of climate change (Stortini et al. 2016)

Peatland plant communities under global change: negative feedback loops counteract shifts in species composition (Hedwell et al. 2016)

Will phenotypic plasticity affecting flowering phenology keep pace with climate change? (Richardson et al. 2016)

Presence of snow coverage and its thickness affected the mortality of overwintering pupae of Helicoverpa armigera (Hübner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) (Huang, 2016)

Reduced snow cover affects productivity of upland temperate grasslands (Zeeman et al. 2016)

CO2 and greening observations indicate increasing light-use efficiency in northern terrestrial ecosystems (Thomas et al. 2016)

Bryophyte traits explain climate-warming effects on tree seedling establishment (Lett et al. 2016)

Microbial dynamics in a High Arctic glacier forefield: a combined field, laboratory, and modelling approach (Bradley et al. 2016)

Changes in greening in the high Arctic: insights from a 30 year AVHRR max NDVI dataset for Svalbard (Vickers et al. 2016)

“Are 3°C too much?” – Thermal niche breadth in Bromeliaceae and global warming (Müller et al. 2016)

Climatic sensitivity, water-use efficiency and growth decline in boreal jack pine (Pinus banksiana) forests in Northern Ontario (Dietrich et al. 2016)

Low precipitation aggravates the impact of extreme high temperatures on lizard reproduction (Wang et al. 2016)

Effects of ocean acidification increase embryonic sensitivity to thermal extremes in Atlantic cod, Gadus morhua (Dahlke et al. 2016)

MODIS vegetation products as proxies of photosynthetic potential along a gradient of meteorologically and biologically driven ecosystem productivity (Restrepo-Coupe et al. 2016)

Diverse relationships between forest growth and the Normalized Difference Vegetation Index at a global scale (Vicente-Serrano et al. 2016)

The biosphere papers archive


Subglacial drainage may induce rapid ice flow rearrangement in West Antarctica (Elsworth & Suckale, 2016)

Wind-driven Atlantic water flow as a direct mode for reduced Barents Sea ice cover (Lien et al. 2016)

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Greenland Ice Sheet flow response to runoff variability3 (Stevens et al. 2016)

Dependence of the Ice Water Content and Snowfall Rate on Temperature, Globally: Comparison of In-Situ Observations, Satellite Active Remote Sensing Retrievals and Global Climate Model Simulations (Heymsfield et al. 2016)

Ice core evidence for a 20th century increase in surface mass balance in coastal Dronning Maud Land, East Antarctica (Philippe et al. 2016)

Reconstructing the mass balance of Brewster Glacier, New Zealand, using MODIS-derived glacier-wide albedo (Sirguey et al. 2016)

Spatiotemporal dynamics of snow cover based on multi-source remote sensing data in China (Huang et al. 2016)

Threshold Loss of Discontinuous Permafrost and Landscape Evolution (Chasmer & Hopkinson, 2016)

The Andes Cordillera. Part III: glacier surface mass balance and contribution to sea level rise (1979–2014) (Mernild et al. 2016)

A daily, 1 km resolution data set of downscaled Greenland ice sheet surface mass balance (1958–2015) (Noël et al. 2016)

Influence of shadow on the thermal and optical snow indices and their interrelationship (Kour et al. 2016)

Perspectives on the causes of exceptionally low 2015 snowpack in the western United States (Mote et al. 2016)

Sensitivity of Pine Island Glacier to observed ocean forcing (Christianson et al. 2016)

Attribution of Extreme Events in Arctic Sea Ice Extent (Kirchmeier-Young et al. 2016)

On retrieving sea ice freeboard from ICESat laser altimeter (Khvorostovsky & Rampal, 2016)

The relationship between summer sea ice extent in Hudson Bay and the Arctic Ocean via the atmospheric circulation (Ogi et al. 2016)

The cryosphere papers archive


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Decadal variability of European sea level extremes in relation to the solar activity (Martínez-Asensio et al. 2016)

Circulation and oxygen cycling in the Mediterranean Sea: Sensitivity to future climate change (Powley et al. 2016)

Emergence of new hydrologic regimes of surface water resources in the conterminous United States under future warming (Leng et al. 2016)

Glacier change and glacial lake outburst flood risk in the Bolivian Andes (Cook et al. 2016)

Air pressure effects on sea level changes during the Twentieth Century (Piecuch et al. 2016)

Multi-decadal Wind-Driven Shifts in Northwest Pacific Temperature, Salinity, O2 and PO4 (Kwon et al. 2016)

Homogeneity of a global multi-satellite soil moisture climate data record (Su et al. 2016)

Influence of Antarctic Intermediate Water on the deoxygenation of the Atlantic Ocean (Santos et al. 2016)

Predictability and decadal variability of the North Atlantic ocean state evaluated from a realistic ocean model (Sévellec & Fedorov, 2016)

The regional patterns of the global dynamic and steric sea level variation in twenty-first century projections (Li et al. 2016)

A probabilistic approach to 21st century regional sea-level projections using RCP and high-end scenarios (Jackson & Jevrejeva, 2016)

Assessment of possible impacts of climate change on the hydrological regimes of different regions in China (Reder et al. 2016)

Global warming induced hybrid rainy seasons in the Sahel (Salack et al. 2016)

Contribution of tropical cyclones to rainfall at the global scale (Khouakhi et al. 2016)

The sea level response to ice sheet freshwater forcing in the Community Earth System Model (Slangen & Lenaerts, 2016)

Closing the sea level budget on a regional scale: trends and variability on the Northwestern European continental shelf (Fredrikse et al. 2016)

The archive of papers on hydrosphere

Solid Earth, soil, and planetary issues

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Impacts of climate change on water erosion: A review (Zhiying & Haiyan, 2016)

Close correlation between global air temperature change and polar motion during 1962–2013 (Huang et al. 2016)

Assessing climate change impacts on open sandy coasts: A review (Ranasinghe, 2016)

Past climate

Boreal fire records in Northern Hemisphere ice cores: a review (Legrand et al. 2016)

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Warm Greenland during the last interglacial: the role of regional changes in sea ice cover (Merz et al. 2016)

Climate, pCO2 and terrestrial carbon cycle linkages during late Palaeozoic glacial–interglacial cycles (Montañez et al. 2016)

Asynchronous demographic responses to Pleistocene climate change in Eastern Nearctic vertebrates (Burbrink et al. 2016)

Subfossil peatland trees as proxies for Holocene palaeohydrology and palaeoclimate (Edvardsson et al. 2016)

Orbital control on the timing of oceanic anoxia in the Late Cretaceous (Batenburg et al. 2016)

The thermodynamic effect of atmospheric mass on early Earth’s temperature (Chemke et al. 2016)

Climatic and insolation control on the high-resolution total air content in the NGRIP ice core (Eicher et al. 2016)

Ocean carbon cycling during the past 130 000 years – a pilot study on inverse palaeoclimate record modelling (Heinze et al. 2016)

Refining temperature reconstructions with the Atlantic coral Siderastrea siderea (DeLong et al. 2016)

The archive of papers on past climate

Climate change mitigation

Five solar geoengineering tropes that have outstayed their welcome (Reynolds et al. 2016)

Whither climate change post-Paris? (Thompson, 2016)

System dynamic modeling of CO2 emissions and pollutants from passenger cars in Malaysia, 2040 (Azmi & Tokai, 2016)

Algal food and fuel coproduction can mitigate greenhouse gas emissions while improving land and water-use efficiency (Walsh et al. 2016)

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China’s Response to Climate Change Issues after Paris Climate Change Conference (Yun, 2016)

Climate visuals: A mixed methods investigation of public perceptions of climate images in three countries (Chapman et al. 2016)

Cross-pressuring conservative Catholics? Effects of Pope Francis’ encyclical on the U.S. public opinion on climate change (Li et al. 2016)

Experience of extreme weather affects climate change mitigation and adaptation responses (Demski et al. 2016)

Temporal and spatial distribution of global mitigation cost: INDCs and equity (Liu et al. 2016)

Geoengineering with stratospheric aerosols: What don’t we know after a decade of research? (MacMartin et al. 2016)

Potential negative consequences of geoengineering on crop production: a study of Indian groundnut (Yang et al. 2016)

Geoengineering with seagrasses: is credit due where credit is given? (Johannessen & Macdonald, 2016)

The carbon footprint of Greek households (1995–2012) (Markaki et al. 2016)

How do developing country constraints affect renewable energy entrepreneurs? (Gabriel et al. 2016)

Beyond electricity: The potential of ocean thermal energy and ocean technology ecoparks in small tropical islands (Osorio et al. 2016)

Household energy access and expenditure in developing countries: Evidence from India, 1987–2010 (Alkon et al. 2016)

Do onshore and offshore wind farm development patterns differ? (Enevoldsen & Valentine, 2016)

Are oil and gas firms more likely to engage in unethical practices than other firms? (Gupta, 2016)

When it is unfamiliar to me: Local acceptance of planned nuclear power plants in China in the post-fukushima era (Guo & Ren, 2016)

Effectiveness of Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) for reducing fires on oil palm concessions in Indonesia from 2012 to 2015 (Cattau et al. 2016)

The direct and indirect CO2 rebound effect for private cars in China (Zhang et al. 2016)

Willingness to accept local wind energy development: Does the compensation mechanism matter? (García et al. 2016)

Climate change mitigation strategy under an uncertain Solar Radiation Management possibility (Ekholm & Korhonen, 2016)

Impact of household expenditures on CO2 emissions in China: Income-determined or lifestyle-driven? (Wang et al. 2016)

Indirect carbon emissions from household consumption between China and the USA: based on an input–output model (Ma et al. 2016)

The evolution of CO2 emissions in international trade for major economies: a perspective from the global supply chain (Fan et al. 2016)

Why aren’t we taking action? Psychological barriers to climate-positive food choices (Gifford & Chen, 2016)

Direct space-based observations of anthropogenic CO2 emission areas from OCO-2 (Hakkarainen et al. 2016)

Global thermal pollution of rivers from thermoelectric power plants (Raptis et al. 2016)

Implications of climate change mitigation for sustainable development (Jakob & Steckel, 2016)

Effect of geographical location and stochastic weather variation on life cycle assessment of biodiesel production from camelina in the northwestern USA (Tabatabaie & Murthy, 2016)

Are we measuring concern about global climate change correctly? Testing a novel measurement approach with the data from 28 countries (Urban, 2016)

Known unknowns: indirect energy effects of information and communication technology (Horner et al. 2016)

Reducing meat consumption in developed and transition countries to counter climate change and biodiversity loss: a review of influence factors (Stoll-Kleemann & Schmidt, 2016)

Why invest in wind energy? Career incentives and chinese renewable energy politics (Cao et al. 2016)

What do people think when they think about solar geoengineering? A review of empirical social science literature, and prospects for future research (Burns et al. 2016)

Seasonal and diurnal variation in CO fluxes from an agricultural bioenergy crop (Pihlatie et al. 2016)

Geoengineering, moral hazard, and trust in climate science: evidence from a survey experiment in Britain (Fairbrother, 2016)

Measuring and modeling Russian newspaper coverage of climate change (Boussalis et al. 2016)

Impacts of second-generation biofuel feedstock production in the central U.S. on the hydrologic cycle and global warming mitigation potential (Harding et al. 2016)

Estimating methane emissions in California’s urban and rural regions using multi-tower observations (Jeong et al. 2016)

Urban energy challenges in sub-Saharan Africa (Tanko, 2016)

The archive of climate change mitigation papers

New research posts

New research – atmospheric and oceanic circulation (October 27, 2016)

New research – temperature (October 18, 2016)

New research – past climate (October 14, 2016)

New research – cryosphere (October 11, 2016)

New research – biosphere (October 10, 2016)

New research – climate and mankind (October 6, 2016)

New research – climate change mitigation (October 3, 2016)

New research – hydrosphere (September 26, 2016)

New research – climate sensitivity, forcings, and feedbacks (September 22, 2016)

New research – atmospheric composition (September 19, 2016)

New research – climate change impacts on biosphere (September 14, 2016)

New research – carbon cycle (September 12, 2016)

New research – extreme weather (September 7, 2016)

New research – temperature (September 5, 2016)

New research – climate change impacts on mankind (September 2, 2016)

New research – climate change mitigation (September 1, 2016)

New research – climate change impacts on cryosphere (August 31, 2016)

New research – climate change impacts on biosphere (August 26, 2016)

New research – general climate science (August 23, 2016)

New research – climate models and projections (August 16, 2016)

New research – composition of atmosphere (August 15, 2016)

New research – atmospheric and oceanic circulation (August 10, 2016)

New research – carbon cycle (August 9, 2016)

New research – Climate sensitivity, forcings, and feedbacks (August 8, 2016)

New research – past climate (August 4, 2016)

New research – hydrosphere (August 3, 2016)

New research – extreme weather (July 31, 2016)

New research – climate change impacts on mankind (July 28, 2016)

New research – temperature (July 26, 2016)

New research – climate change mitigation (July 25, 2016)

New research – climate change impacts on cryosphere (July 23, 2016)

New research – climate change impacts on biosphere (July 22, 2016)

2016: Jan 5, Jan 11, Jan 18, Jan 22, Jan 28, Feb 1, Feb 5, Feb 11, Feb 16, Feb 22, Feb 29, Mar 4, Mar 8, Mar 14, Mar 18, Mar 23, Mar 29, Apr 1, Apr 5, Apr 8, Apr 13, Apr 18, Apr 22, Apr 27, May 2, May 6, May 12, May 16, May 23, May 27, June 2, June 6, June 13, June 17
2015: Jan, Feb & March, Apr & May, Jun & Jul, Aug, Sep 5, Sep 9, Sep 14, Sep 18, Sep 22, Sep 25, Sep 30, Oct 5, Oct 9, Oct 14, Oct 20, Oct 26, Oct 30, Nov 7, Nov 13, Nov 19, Nov 24, Nov 30, Dec 7, Dec 11, Dec 15, Dec 21, Dec 31
2014: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec.
2013: Early 2013, New climate papers, part 1 – reality of climate change, part 2 – impacts of climate change, part 3 – mitigation and adaptation, part 4 – past climate changes, part 5 – other papers, Late 2013.
2012: 1/2012, 2/2012, 3/2012, 4/2012, 5/2012, 6/2012, 7/2012, 8/2012, 9/2012, 10/2012, 11/2012, 12/2012, 13/2012, 14/2012, 15/2012, 16/2012, 17/2012, 18/2012, 19/2012, 20/2012, 21/2012, 22/2012, 23/2012, 24/2012, 25/2012, 26/2012, 27-30/2012, 31/2012, 32/2012, 33/2012, 34/2012, 35/2012, 36/2012, 37/2012, 38/2012, 39/2012, 40/2012, 41/2012, 42/2012, 43/2012, 44/2012, 45/2012, 46/2012, 47/2012, 48/2012, 49/2012, 50/2012, 51/2012, 52/2012.
2011: 1/2011, 2/2011, 3/2011, 4/2011, 5/2011, 6/2011, 7/2011, 8/2011, 9/2011, 10/2011, 11/2011, 12/2011, 13/2011, 14/2011, 15/2011, 16/2011, 17/2011, 18/2011, 19/2011, 20/2011, 21/2011, 22/2011, 23/2011, 24/2011, 25/2011, 26/2011, 27/2011, 28/2011, 29/2011, 30/2011, 31/2011, 32/2011, 33/2011, 34/2011, 35/2011, 36/2011, 37/2011, 38/2011, 39/2011, 40/2011, 41/2011, 42/2011, 43/2011, 44/2011, 45/2011, 46/2011, 47/2011, 48/2011, 49/2011, 50/2011, 51/2011, 52/2011.
2010: 40/2010, 41/2010, 42/2010, 43/2010, 44/2010, 45/2010, 46/2010, 47/2010, 48/2010, 49/2010, 50/2010, 51/2010, 52/2010.
New research specials: A day in climate science, Cool climate papers 2011, Yesterday’s papers

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