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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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New research, March 18, 2016

Posted by Ari Jokimäki on March 18, 2016

Some new papers from last few days:

Disentangling greenhouse warming and aerosol cooling to reveal Earth’s climate sensitivity
http://www.nature.com/ngeo/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/ngeo2670.html

Predictability of the Recent Slowdown and Subsequent Recovery of Large-Scale Surface Warming using Statistical Methods
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL068159/abstract

Amplification of Arctic warming by past air pollution reductions in Europe
http://www.nature.com/ngeo/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/ngeo2673.html

Pan-Arctic ice-wedge degradation in warming permafrost and its influence on tundra hydrology
http://www.nature.com/ngeo/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/ngeo2674.html

Changing climate and glacio-hydrology in Indian Himalayan Region: a review
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/wcc.393/abstract

Impacts of warm water on Antarctic ice shelf stability through basal channel formation
http://www.nature.com/ngeo/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/ngeo2675.html

Modelled glacier dynamics over the last quarter of a century at Jakobshavn Isbræ (open access)
http://www.the-cryosphere.net/10/597/2016/

Numerical simulations of the Cordilleran ice sheet through the last glacial cycle (open access)
http://www.the-cryosphere.net/10/639/2016/

Thinning of the Monte Perdido Glacier in the Spanish Pyrenees since 1981 (open access)
http://www.the-cryosphere.net/10/681/2016/

Sea-ice melt onset associated with lead opening during the spring/summer transition near the North Pole
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JC011588/abstract

Anthropogenic climate change drives shift and shuffle in North Atlantic phytoplankton communities
http://www.pnas.org/content/113/11/2964.short

Temperature influence on phytoplankton community growth rates
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GB005272/abstract

Climate-driven shifts in continental net primary production implicated as a driver of a recent abrupt increase in the land carbon sink (open access)
http://www.biogeosciences.net/13/1597/2016/

Constraining the aerosol influence on cloud fraction
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JD023744/abstract

A U.S. based analysis of the ability of the clausius-clapeyron relationship to explain changes in extreme rainfall with changing temperature
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JD024288/abstract

The Impact of Groundwater Depletion on Spatial Variations in Sea Level Change During the Past Century
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL068118/abstract

Satellite-based global volcanic SO2 emissions and sulfate direct radiative forcing during 2005-2012
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JD023134/abstract

Evaluation of observed and modelled aerosol lifetimes using radioactive tracers of opportunity and an ensemble of 19 global models (open access)
http://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/16/3525/2016/

Daily personal exposure to black carbon: A pilot study
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1352231016301935

Paleolimnological records of regime shifts in lakes in response to climate change and anthropogenic activities (open access)
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10933-016-9884-4

Impact of ocean acidification on phytoplankton assemblage, growth, and DMS production following Fe-dust additions in the NE Pacific high-nutrient, low-chlorophyll waters (open access)
http://www.biogeosciences.net/13/1677/2016/

Optimising reef-scale CO2 removal by seaweed to buffer ocean acidification (open access)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/11/3/034023/meta

The role of climate change in the widespread mortality of Holm oak in open woodlands of Southwestern Spain
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1125786516300236

Quantitative analysis of oyster larval proteome provides new insights into the effects of multiple climate change stressors
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13249/abstract

Modelling marine community responses to climate-driven species redistribution to guide monitoring and adaptive ecosystem-based management
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13285/abstract

Estimating indices of range shifts in birds using dynamic models when detection is imperfect
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13283/abstract

Projected impacts of 21st century climate change on diapause in Calanus finmarchicus
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13282/abstract

Potential change in forest types and stand heights in central Siberia in a warming climate (open access)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/11/3/035016/meta

Functional diversity enhances silver fir growth resilience to an extreme drought
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1365-2745.12575/abstract

Where, why and how? Explaining the low temperature range limits of temperate tree species
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1365-2745.12574/abstract

Climate drivers of seed production in Picea engelmannii and response to warming temperatures in the southern Rocky Mountains
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1365-2745.12572/abstract

Impacts of CO2 leakage on plants and microorganisms: A review of results from CO2 release experiments and storage sites
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ghg.1593/abstract

Climate change communication: what can we learn from communication theory?
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/wcc.392/abstract

2 °C and SDGs: united they stand, divided they fall? (open access)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/11/3/034022/meta

Carbon tax, emission trading, or the mixed policy: which is the most effective strategy for climate change mitigation in China?
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11027-016-9710-3

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New research, March 14, 2016

Posted by Ari Jokimäki on March 14, 2016

Some new papers from last few days:

Robust cloud feedback over tropical land in a warming climate
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JD024525/abstract

Cloud–radiation feedback as a leading source of uncertainty in the tropical Pacific SST warming pattern in CMIP5 models
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0796.1

Water vapor changes under global warming and the linkage to present-day interannual variabilities in CMIP5 models
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00382-016-3035-5

Long-term trends of the Polar and Arctic cells influence the Arctic climate since 1989
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JD024252/abstract

Nonlinearities in patterns of long term ocean warming
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL068041/abstract

How well would modern-day oceanic property distributions be known with paleoceanographic-like observations?
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015PA002917/abstract

The sensitivity of the hydrological cycle to internal climate variability versus anthropogenic climate change
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0408.1

Small global-mean cooling due to volcanic radiative forcing
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00382-016-3055-1

The 21st century population-energy-climate nexus
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421516300830

Interpersonal communication about climate change: how messages change when communicated through simulated online social networks
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-016-1643-z

Ice mass loss in Greenland, the Gulf of Alaska, and the Canadian Archipelago: Seasonal cycles and decadal trends
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL067759/abstract

Fluvial supraglacial landscape evolution on the Greenland Ice Sheet
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL067697/abstract

Glacier variations in the Northern Caucasus compared to climatic reconstructions over the past millennium
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0921818115301089

Reanalysis of long-term series of glaciological and geodetic mass balance for 10 Norwegian glaciers (open access)
http://www.the-cryosphere.net/10/535/2016/

Importance of combined winter and summer Arctic Oscillation (AO) on September sea ice extent (open access)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/11/3/034019/meta

Detection of melt onset over the northern Canadian Arctic Archipelago sea ice from RADARSAT, 1997–2014
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0034425716300967

Monitoring ice break-up on the Mackenzie River using MODIS data (open access)
http://www.the-cryosphere.net/10/569/2016/

An assessment of the possible impacts of climate change on snow and peak river flows across Britain
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-016-1637-x

Suppression of AMOC variability at increased CO2
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0533.1

The Pacific Decadal Oscillation, Revisited
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0508.1

The Roles of Radiative Forcing, Sea Surface Temperatures, and Atmospheric and Land Initial Conditions in U.S. Summer Warming Episodes
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0471.1

Increasing influence of air temperature on upper Colorado River streamflow
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GL067613/abstract

Atmospheric methane evolution the last 40 years (open access)
http://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/16/3099/2016/

Contribution of oil and natural gas production to renewed increase in atmospheric methane (2007–2014): top–down estimate from ethane and methane column observations (open access)
http://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/16/3227/2016/

Attribution of changes in global wetland methane emissions from pre-industrial to present using CLM4.5-BGC (open access)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/11/3/034020/meta

Climate change and N2O emissions from South West England grasslands: A modelling approach
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1352231016301777

Age and climate contribution to observed forest carbon sinks in East Asia (open access)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/11/3/034021/meta

Variability of projected terrestrial biosphere responses to elevated levels of atmospheric CO2 due to uncertainty in biological nitrogen fixation (open access)
http://www.biogeosciences.net/13/1491/2016/

The effects of climate warming on the growth of European beech forests depend critically on thinning strategy and site productivity
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0168192316301873

Geographical patterns in the radial growth response of Norway spruce provenances to climatic variation
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S016819231630185X

Site- and species-specific treeline responses to climatic variability in eastern Nepal Himalaya
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1125786516300182

Ontogeny constrains phenology: opportunities for activity and reproduction interact to dictate potential phenologies in a changing climate
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ele.12595/abstract

Vegetation baseline phenology from kilometric global LAI satellite products
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0034425716300864

Evidence for climate-driven synchrony of marine and terrestrial ecosystems in northwest Australia
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13239/abstract

Evidence for divergence of response in Indica, Japonica, and wild rice to high CO2 x temperature interaction
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13279/abstract

Significant pre-mass extinction animal body-size changes: Evidences from the Permian–Triassic boundary brachiopod faunas of South China
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031018215006860

Oceanic redox evolution across the end-Permian mass extinction at Shangsi, South China
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031018215006082

The atmospheric partial lifetime of carbon tetrachloride with respect to the global soil sink
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL067839/abstract

Wildfires in a warmer climate: Emission fluxes, emission heights and black carbon concentrations in 2090–2099
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JD024142/abstract

ERA-20C: An atmospheric reanalysis of the 20th century
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0556.1

Fallacies and fantasies: the theoretical underpinnings of the Coexistence Approach for palaeoclimate reconstruction (open access)
http://www.clim-past.net/12/611/2016/

Understanding and responding to danger from climate change: the role of key risks in the IPCC AR5 (open access)
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-016-1645-x

Social acceptance of wind and solar power in the Brazilian electricity system
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10668-016-9772-0

Socio-climatic hotspots in Brazil: how do changes driven by the new set of IPCC climatic projections affect their relevance for policy?
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-016-1635-z

Climate, history, society over the last millennium in southeast Africa
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/wcc.389/abstract

Evaluating the impact and uncertainty of reservoir operation for malaria control as the climate changes in Ethiopia
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-016-1639-8

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New research, March 8, 2016

Posted by Ari Jokimäki on March 8, 2016

Some new papers from last few days:

The impact of a future solar minimum on climate change projections in the Northern Hemisphere (open access)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/11/3/034015/meta

Time variability of the north-western Mediterranean Sea pH over 1995–2011
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0141113616300174

A Ricardian Analysis of the Impact of Climate Change on European Agriculture
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10640-016-0001-y

Emergence of heat extremes attributable to anthropogenic influences
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GL067448/abstract

Emerging trends in heavy precipitation and hot temperature extremes in Switzerland
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JD024634/abstract

Trend of monthly temperature and daily extreme temperature during 1951–2012 in New Zealand
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00704-016-1764-3

Arctic summer warming causes four-fold higher tundra volatile emissions
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JG003295/abstract

Suppressed mid-latitude summer atmospheric warming by Arctic sea ice loss during 1979-2012
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL068059/abstract

Using Causal Effect Networks to analyze different Arctic drivers of mid-latitude winter circulation
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0654.1

Recent changes in winter Arctic clouds and their relationships with sea ice and atmospheric conditions (open access)
http://www.tellusa.net/index.php/tellusa/article/view/29130

Recent summer sea ice thickness surveys in Fram Strait and associated ice volume fluxes (open access)
http://www.the-cryosphere.net/10/523/2016/

The influence of atmospheric blocking on extreme winter minimum temperatures in North America
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0493.1

The global carbon budget: a conflicting claims problem
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-016-1633-1

Biomass offsets little or none of permafrost carbon release from soils, streams, and wildfire: an expert assessment (open access)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/11/3/034014/meta

Aspen Global Change Institute: 25 Years of Interdisciplinary Global Change Science (open access)
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/BAMS-D-15-00204.1

Climatic impacts of stratospheric geoengineering with sulfate, black carbon and titania injection (open access)
http://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/16/2843/2016/

Climate change impacts on the power generation potential of a European mid-century wind farms scenario
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/11/3/034013/meta

Saving energy is not easy: An impact assessment of Dutch policy to reduce the energy requirements of buildings
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421516300866

Drivers of changes in stratospheric and tropospheric ozone between year 2000 and 2100 (open access)
http://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/16/2727/2016/

Can we detect a nonlinear response to temperature in European plant phenology?
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00484-016-1146-7

Response of deciduous trees spring phenology to recent and projected climate change in Central Lithuania
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00484-016-1149-4

Topography and age mediate the growth responses of Smith fir to climate warming in the southeastern Tibetan Plateau
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00484-016-1148-5

Choice of baseline climate data impacts projected species’ responses to climate change
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13273/abstract

Communal nesting under climate change: fitness consequences of higher incubation temperatures for a nocturnal lizard
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13231/abstract

Community-level climate change vulnerability research: trends, progress, and future directions (open access)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/11/3/033001/meta

Vulnerability to climate change and the desire for mitigation
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs13412-016-0384-7

Spirituality and attitudes towards Nature in the Pacific Islands: insights for enabling climate-change adaptation
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-016-1646-9

Beyond special circumstances: climate change policy in Turkey 1992–2015
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/wcc.390/abstract

Carbon reductions and health co-benefits from US residential energy efficiency measures (open access)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/11/3/034017/meta

Environmental impacts of food trade via resource use and greenhouse gas emissions (open access)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/11/3/035012/meta

Statistics of regional surface temperatures post year 1900. Long-range versus short-range dependence, and significance of warming trends
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0437.1

Stochastic secular trends in sea level rise
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JC011301/abstract

Solar forcing over the last 1500 years and Australian tropical cyclone activity
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL068012/abstract

Variations of the Global Net Air-Sea Heat Flux During the “Hiatus” Period (2001–2010)
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0626.1

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New research, March 4, 2016

Posted by Ari Jokimäki on March 4, 2016

Some new papers from last few days:

The darkening of the Greenland ice sheet: trends, drivers, and projections (1981–2100) (open access)
http://www.the-cryosphere.net/10/477/2016/

Sensitivity of satellite-derived tropospheric temperature trends to the diurnal cycle adjustment
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0744.1

Evaluation of wetland methane emissions across North America using atmospheric data and inverse modeling (open access)
http://www.biogeosciences.net/13/1329/2016/

The fossil record of the sixth extinction
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ele.12589/abstract

Elevated atmospheric [CO2] can dramatically increase wheat yields in semi-arid environments and buffer against heat waves
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13263/abstract

The effect of low ancient greenhouse climate temperature gradients on the ocean’s overturning circulation (open access)
http://www.clim-past.net/12/543/2016/

Can renewable energy power the future?
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S030142151630088X

Increased atmospheric CO2 growth rate during El Niño driven by reduced terrestrial productivity in the CMIP5 ESMs
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00672.1

Development and Analysis of a Long Term, Global, Terrestrial Land Surface Temperature Dataset Based on HIRS Satellite Retrievals
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0378.1

Sources of skill in near-term climate prediction: generating initial conditions
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00382-016-3036-4

Modelling calving front dynamics using a level-set method: application to Jakobshavn Isbræ, West Greenland (open access)
http://www.the-cryosphere.net/10/497/2016/

Impact of sea ice initialisation on sea ice and atmosphere prediction skill on seasonal timescales
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GL066626/abstract

On the Observed Relationships between Variability in Gulf Stream Sea Surface Temperatures and the Atmospheric Circulation in the North Atlantic
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0820.1

11-year Solar Cycle Signal in the NAO and Atlantic / European Blocking
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/qj.2782/abstract

Global water cycle and solar activity variations
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1364682616300530

Simulated long-term climate response to idealized solar geoengineering
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL068079/abstract

Surface energy budget changes over Central Australia during the early 21st century drought
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/joc.4694/abstract

Attribution of annual maximum sea levels to tropical cyclones at the global scale
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/joc.4704/abstract

Lightning in the Mediterranean and its relation with sea-surface temperature (open access)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/11/3/034006/meta

Regional climate change and national responsibilities
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/11/3/034009/meta

Energy sector water use implications of a 2 °C climate policy (open access)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/11/3/034011/meta

Large storage operations under climate change: expanding uncertainties and evolving tradeoffs (open access)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/11/3/035009/meta

Temperature effects on fish production across a natural thermal gradient (open access)
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13233/abstract

Drought-survival is a threshold function of habitat size and population density in a fish metapopulation
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13265/abstract

Recent range expansion of a terrestrial orchid corresponds with climate-driven variation in its population dynamics
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00442-016-3592-7

Global climate change impacts on forests and markets (open access)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/11/3/035011/meta

Are climatic factors responsible for the process of oak decline in Poland?
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1125786516300169

Interannual variations in spring phenology and their response to climate change across the Tibetan Plateau from 1982 to 2013
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00484-016-1147-6

An observation-based progression modeling approach to spring and autumn deciduous tree phenology
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00484-015-1031-9

Phenological response of a key ecosystem function to biological invasion
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ele.12585/abstract

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New research, February 29, 2016

Posted by Ari Jokimäki on February 29, 2016

Some new papers from last few days:

Diurnal asymmetry to the observed global warming (open access)
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/joc.4688/abstract

Changes in tropical cyclone activity offset the ocean surface warming in northwest Pacific: 1981–2014 (open access)
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/asl.651/abstract

Exploring the possible effect of anthropogenic heat release due to global energy consumption upon global climate: a climate model study
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/joc.4669/abstract

Changes in yield variability of major crops for 1981–2010 explained by climate change (open access)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/11/3/034003/meta

Earlier green-up amplifies spring warming over Europe
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL068062/abstract

How will climate change affect wildland fire severity in the western US? (open access)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/11/3/035002/meta

Projections of future floods and hydrological droughts in Europe under a +2°C global warming
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-015-1570-4

Role of Soil Moisture vs. Recent Climate Change for the 2010 Heat Wave in Western Russia
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL068036/abstract

Enhanced soil moisture drying in transitional regions under a warming climate
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JD024559/abstract

Global vegetation productivity response to climatic oscillations during the satellite era
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13258/abstract

Carbon budget from forest land use and management in Central Asia during 1961–2010
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0168192316301666

Simulated effect of deep-sea sedimentation and terrestrial weathering on projections of ocean acidification
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JC011364/abstract

Changing seasonality of the Baltic Sea (open access)
http://www.biogeosciences.net/13/1009/2016/

Latitudinal gradient of spruce forest understory and tundra phenology in Alaska as observed from satellite and ground-based data
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0034425716300487

Karakorum temperature out of phase with hemispheric trends for the past five centuries
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00382-015-2685-z

Spatial variations of sea-level rise and impacts: An application of DIVA
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-013-0925-y

Evidence of central Alpine glacier advances during the Younger Dryas–early Holocene transition period
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/bor.12170/abstract

The sensitivity of the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation to enhanced freshwater discharge along the entire, eastern and western coast of Greenland
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00382-015-2651-9

Has Arctic sea-ice loss contributed to increased surface melting of the Greenland ice sheet?
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0391.1

The implication of non-radiative energy fluxes dominating Greenland ice sheet exceptional ablation area surface melt in 2012
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL067720/abstract

Modeling of Store Gletscher’s calving dynamics, West Greenland, in response to ocean thermal forcing
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL067695/abstract

Episodic ice velocity fluctuations triggered by a subglacial flood in West Antarctica
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL067758/abstract

Five millennia of surface temperatures and ice-core bubble characteristics from the WAIS Divide deep core, West Antarctica
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015PA002851/abstract

Evolution of the stable carbon isotope composition of atmospheric CO2 over the last glacial cycle
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015PA002874/abstract

Fossil plant stomata indicate decreasing atmospheric CO2 prior to the Eocene–Oligocene boundary (open access)
http://www.clim-past.net/12/439/2016/

Nitrous oxide in the atmosphere: first measurements of a lower thermospheric source
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GL067353/abstract

Region-dependent seasonal pattern of methane over Indian region as observed by SCIAMACHY
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1352231016301170

Observed and projected decrease in Northern Hemisphere extratropical cyclone activity in summer and its impacts on maximum temperature
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL068172/abstract

Assessing the impact of typhoons on rice production in the Philippines
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JAMC-D-15-0214.1

Alpine timberline population dynamics under climate change: a comparison between Qilian juniper and Qinghai spruce tree species in northeast the middle Qilian Mountains of Tibetan Plateau
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/bor.12161/abstract

Trends in upper tropospheric water vapour over the Tibetan Plateau from remote sensing
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/joc.4674/abstract

Transport of ice into the stratosphere and the humidification of the stratosphere over the 21st century
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL067991/abstract

Replacement of Multiyear sea ice and Changes in the Open Water Season Duration in the Beaufort Sea Since 2004
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JC011583/abstract

The Combined Influences of Autumnal Snow and Sea Ice on Northern Hemisphere Winters
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL068108/abstract

On the zonal near constancy of fractional solar absorption in the atmosphere
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0277.1

Negligible effects of ocean acidification on Eurytemora affinis (Copepoda) offspring production (open access)
http://www.biogeosciences.net/13/1037/2016/

Measuring the effects of extreme weather events on yields (open access)
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2212094716300068

Issues in estimating observed change at the local scale – a case study: the recent warming over France
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/joc.4593/abstract

Changes in spatial and temporal trends in wet, dry, warm and cold spell length or duration indices in Kansas, USA (open access)
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/joc.4619/abstract

U.S. National climate assessment gaps and research needs: overview, the economy and the international context
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-015-1464-5

Regionality of record-breaking low temperature events in China and its associated circulation
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00382-015-2670-6

Climate change and interpersonal violence: a “global” estimate and regional inequities
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-015-1566-0

Perceptions of recent rainfall changes in Niger: a comparison between climate-sensitive and non-climate sensitive households
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-015-1562-4

A new framework for climate sensitivity and prediction: a modelling perspective
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00382-015-2657-3

Morphological variation in salamanders and their potential response to climate change
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13255/abstract

Pathogens trigger top-down climate forcing on ecosystem dynamics
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00442-016-3575-8

Assessing the implications of human land-use change for the transient climate response to cumulative carbon emissions (open access)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/11/3/035001/meta

Greenhouse gas calculator at farm level addressed to the growers
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11367-016-1068-y

YUPI®, a regional footprint calculator
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11367-016-1049-1

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New research, February 22, 2016

Posted by Ari Jokimäki on February 22, 2016

Some new papers from last few days:

Are there statistical links between the direction of European weather systems and ENSO, the solar cycle or stratospheric aerosols? (open access)
http://rsos.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/3/2/150320

Inhomogeneous radiative forcing of homogeneous greenhouse gases
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JD024569/abstract

Observed tropical cyclone size revisited
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0731.1

Drinking water risk assessment in practice: the case of Swedish drinking water producers at risk from floods
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10669-016-9588-3

Emissions of coalbed and natural gas methane from abandoned oil and gas wells in the United States
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GL067623/abstract

The 2009–2010 step in atmospheric CO2 interhemispheric difference (open access)
http://www.biogeosciences.net/13/873/2016/

Southern Ocean deep convection as a driver of Antarctic warming events
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL067861/abstract

A history of climate change: Inughuit responses to changing ice conditions in North-West Greenland
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-016-1628-y

Quantile-based Bias Correction and Uncertainty Quantification of Extreme Event Attribution Statements
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2212094715300220

A Common Framework for Approaches to Extreme Event Attribution (open access)
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs40641-016-0033-y

Unreliable climate simulations overestimate attributable risk of extreme weather and climate events
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GL067189/abstract

Trends and variability of droughts over the Indian monsoon region
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2212094715300578

What caused the spring intensification and winter demise of the 2011 drought over Texas?
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00382-016-3014-x

The impacts of increasing drought on forest dynamics, structure, and biodiversity in the United States
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13160/abstract

The effect of timing of growing season drought on flowering of a dominant C4 grass
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00442-016-3579-4

Future risk of record-breaking summer temperatures and its mitigation (open access)
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-016-1616-2

Joint analysis of changes in temperature and precipitation on the Loess Plateau during the period 1961–2011 (open access)
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00382-016-3022-x

Multiscale evolution of surface air temperature in the arid region of Northwest China and its linkages to ocean oscillations
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00704-016-1752-7

The Influence of Winter Cloud on Summer Sea Ice in the Arctic, 1983–2013
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JD024316/abstract

Potential ocean-atmosphere preconditioning of late autumn Barents-Kara sea ice concentration anomaly (open access)
http://www.tellusa.net/index.php/tellusa/article/view/28580

The surface climatology of the Ross Ice Shelf Antarctica (open access)
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/joc.4681/abstract

Disruptions in Precipitation Cycles: Attribution to Anthropogenic Forcing
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JD023406/abstract

Sensitivity of simulated CO2 concentration to sub-annual variations in fossil fuel CO2 emissions (open access)
http://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/16/1907/2016/

Responses of two nonlinear microbial models to warming and increased carbon input (open access)
http://www.biogeosciences.net/13/887/2016/

Frequency and intensity of palaeofloods at the interface of Atlantic and Mediterranean climate domains (open access)
http://www.clim-past.net/12/299/2016/

Sampling errors in satellite-derived infrared sea-surface temperatures. Part I: Global and regional MODIS fields
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0034425716300517

Vegetation phenology and habitat discrimination: Impacts for E.multilocularis transmission host modelling
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0034425716300438

Imaging phenology; scaling from camera plots to landscapes
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0034425716300463

Montane ecosystem productivity responds more to global circulation patterns than climatic trends (open access)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/11/2/024013/meta

Global evidence on nitrogen saturation of terrestrial ecosystem net primary productivity (open access)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/11/2/024012/meta

Differential migration and the link between winter latitude, timing of migration, and breeding in a songbird
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00442-015-3527-8

Common human identity and the path to global climate justice
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-015-1548-2

Climate change governance: history, future, and triple-loop learning?
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/wcc.388/abstract

Justice is the goal: divestment as climate change resistance
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs13412-016-0377-6

Black Carbon aerosol from biochar threats its negative emission potential
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13254/abstract

Correlations of global sea surface temperatures with the solar wind speed
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1364682616300360

The role of Atlantic Multi-decadal Oscillation in the global mean temperature variability
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00382-016-3025-7

 

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New research, February 16, 2016

Posted by Ari Jokimäki on February 16, 2016

Some new papers from last few days:

Large scale atmospheric warming in winter and the Arctic sea ice retreat
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0417.1

On the detection of robust multi-decadal changes in the Earth’s Outgoing Longwave Radiation spectrum
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0713.1

The impact of European legislative and technology measures to reduce air pollutants on air quality, human health and climate (open access)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/11/2/024010/meta

Stochastic and anthropogenic influences on repeated record-breaking temperature extremes in Australian spring of 2013 and 2014
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL067740/abstract

Frequency of marine heatwaves in the North Atlantic and North Pacific since 1950
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GL067308/abstract

Reducing the uncertainty in subtropical cloud feedback
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GL067416/abstract

Radiative effects of global MODIS cloud regimes
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JD024502/abstract

Surface Arctic Amplification Factors in CMIP5 Models: Land and Oceanic Surfaces, Seasonality
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0497.1

Global volcanic aerosol properties derived from emissions, 1990-2014, using CESM1(WACCM)
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JD024290/abstract

Is the subarctic landscape still a carbon sink? Evidence from a detailed catchment balance
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GL066970/abstract

Dynamical attribution of recent variability in Atlantic overturning
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0727.1

Remotely sensed assessment of urbanization effects on vegetation phenology in China’s 32 major cities
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0034425716300384

Last glacial maximum permafrost in China from CMIP5 simulations
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031018216000626

Interviews of Mongolian herders and high resolution precipitation data reveal an increase in short heavy rains and thunderstorm activity in semi-arid Mongolia (open access)
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-016-1614-4

Palaeoenvironmental change in Southern Patagonia during the Lateglacial and Holocene: Implications for forest refugia and climate reconstructions
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031018216000614

Present and future climate conditions for winegrowing in Spain
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10113-015-0883-1

Potential impacts of forestation on future climate change in Southern Africa
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/joc.4652/abstract

Effects of postglacial phylogeny and genetic diversity on the growth variability and climate sensitivity of European silver fir
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1365-2745.12561/abstract

Host adaptation and unexpected symbiont partners enable reef-building corals to tolerate extreme temperatures
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13250/abstract

Climate Services: Lessons Learned and Future Prospects (open access)
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015EF000338/abstract

A research agenda for the energy, water, land, and climate nexus
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs13412-016-0374-9

Perceptions of urban climate hazards and their effects on adaptation agendas
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11027-015-9697-1

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New research, February 11, 2016

Posted by Ari Jokimäki on February 11, 2016

Some new papers from last few days:

The roles of external forcing and natural variability in global warming hiatuses
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00382-016-3018-6

Evaluating the impact of U.S. Historical Climatology Network homogenization using the U.S. Climate Reference Network
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GL067640/abstract

Significant recent warming over the northern Tibetan Plateau from ice core δ18O records (open access)
http://www.clim-past.net/12/201/2016/

Mid-2000s North Atlantic shift: Heat budget and circulation changes
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GL067254/abstract

A large increase in US methane emissions over the past decade inferred from satellite data and surface observations
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL067987/abstract

Transatlantic flight times and climate change (open access)
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/11/2/024008/meta

Impact of progressive global warming on the global-scale yield of maize and soybean (open access)
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-016-1601-9

Sequestration of carbon in the deep Atlantic during the last glaciation
http://www.nature.com/ngeo/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/ngeo2657.html

Cooling and societal change during the Late Antique Little Ice Age from 536 to around 660 AD
http://www.nature.com/ngeo/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/ngeo2652.html

Estimates of late middle Eocene pCO2 based on stomatal density of modern and fossil Nageia leaves (open access)
http://www.clim-past.net/12/241/2016/

Snow and albedo climate change impacts across the United States Northern Great Plains (open access)
http://www.the-cryosphere.net/10/329/2016/

Observed high-altitude warming and snow cover retreat over Tibet and the Himalayas enhanced by black carbon aerosols (open access)
http://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/16/1303/2016/

Weather preferences of French tourists: lessons for climate change impact assessment
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-016-1620-6

Evaluating forest transition based on a multi-scale approach: forest area dynamics in Switzerland 1850–2000
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10113-015-0911-1

Observed trends and impacts of tropical cyclones in the Philippines
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/joc.4659/abstract

From global to regional and back again: common climate stressors of marine ecosystems relevant for adaptation across five ocean warming hotspots
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13247/abstract

Crossing regimes of temperature dependence in animal movement
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13245/abstract

Global trends of aerosol optical thickness using the ensemble empirical mode decomposition method
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/joc.4637/abstract

The impact of observational sampling on time series of global 0–700 m ocean average temperature: a case study
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/joc.4654/abstract

Winter precipitation and snow accumulation drive the methane sink or source strength of Arctic tussock tundra
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13242/abstract

Agricultural production and greenhouse gas emissions from world regions—The major trends over 40 years
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0959378015300753

Assessing local climate vulnerability and winegrowers’ adaptive processes in the context of climate change
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11027-015-9698-0

Mediterranean and temperate treelines are controlled by different environmental drivers
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1365-2745.12555/abstract

Geographic divergence in upper thermal limits across insect life stages: does behavior matter?
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00442-016-3561-1

Paradoxical acclimation responses in the thermal performance of insect immunity
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00442-015-3529-6

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New research, February 5, 2016

Posted by Ari Jokimäki on February 5, 2016

Some new papers from last few days:

Historical construction costs of global nuclear power reactors
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421516300106

Timing and associated climate change of a 2 °C global warming
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/joc.4647/abstract

Overestimated Arctic warming and underestimated Eurasia mid-latitude warming in CMIP5 simulations
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/joc.4644/abstract

Mechanisms for stronger warming over drier ecoregions observed since 1979
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00382-016-3007-9

Running dry: The U.S. Southwest’s drift into a drier climate state
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GL066727/abstract

Spatiotemporal drought variability in the Mediterranean over the last 900 years
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JD023929/abstract

Simulated differences in 21st century aridity due to different scenarios of greenhouse gases and aerosols (open access)
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10584-016-1615-3

Climate change and anthropogenic impacts on the rapid shrinkage of Lake Urmia
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/joc.4630/abstract

Anthropogenic footprint of climate change in the June 2013 northern India flood
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00382-015-2613-2

Spatial and temporal features of summer extreme temperature over China during 1960–2013
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00704-016-1741-x

Enhancement of Arctic storm activity in relation to permafrost degradation in eastern Siberia
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/joc.4629/abstract

How do carbon cycle uncertainties affect IPCC temperature projections? (open access)
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/asl.648/abstract

Large contribution to inland water CO2 and CH4 emissions from very small ponds
http://www.nature.com/ngeo/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/ngeo2654.html

Linear and nonlinear effects of dominant drivers on the trends in global and regional land carbon uptake: 1959 to 2013
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GL067162/abstract

Spatial and temporal oxygen isotope variability in northern Greenland – implications for a new climate record over the past millennium (open access)
http://www.clim-past.net/12/171/2016/

Projections of glacier change in the Altai Mountains under twenty-first century climate scenarios
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00382-016-3006-x

Predictability of the Arctic sea-ice edge
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GL067232/abstract

On the potential for abrupt Arctic winter sea-ice loss
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0466.1

Climatic warming in China according to a homogenized data set from 2419 stations (open access)
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/joc.4639/abstract

Statistical models for the pattern of sea surface temperature in the North Atlantic during 1973–2008
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/joc.4598/abstract

Enhanced Atlantic sea-level rise relative to the Pacific under high carbon emission rates
http://www.nature.com/ngeo/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/ngeo2641.html

Phenological change in a spring ephemeral: implications for pollination and plant reproduction
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13209/abstract

Grassland responses to increased rainfall depend on the timescale of forcing
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13206/abstract

Life cycle environmental impacts and costs of beer production and consumption in the UK (open access)
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11367-016-1028-6

The Anthropocene: a conspicuous stratigraphical signal of anthropogenic changes in production and consumption across the biosphere (open access)
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015EF000339/abstract

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