Science Sources

Search the database below for peer-reviewed studies and organizational reports documenting climate change trends. (Note: The database does not include studies on projected, or future change.) For studies that specifically identify the fingerprint of climate change on observed trends and events, visit Science Sources: Detection and Attribution.

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Attribution of climate extreme events Nature Climate Change Jun 22, 2015 Kevin E. Trenberth, John T. Fasullo & Theodore G. Shepherd
Attribution of Extreme Weather Events in the Context of Climate Change The National Academies Press Mar 11, 2016 Committee on Extreme Weather Events and Climate Change Attribution
Attribution of Weather and Climate Events Annual Review of Environment and Resources Jul 26, 2017 Friederike E.L. Otto
IPCC AR5 WGI: Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis Cambridge University Press Sep 1, 2013 Stocker, T.F., D. Qin, G.-K. Plattner, M. Tignor, S.K. Allen, J. Boschung, A. Nauels, Y. Xia, V. Bex and P.M. Midgley (eds.)
NCA 4: Climate Change Impacts in the United States (Volume I) U.S. Global Change Research Program Nov 3, 2017 Donald Wuebbles, David Fahey, and Kathleen Hibbard
NCA 4: Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States (Volume II) U.S. Global Change Research Program Nov 23, 2018 Reidmiller, D.R., C.W. Avery, D.R. Easterling, K.E. Kunkel, K.L.M. Lewis, T.K. Maycock, and B.C. Stewart (eds.)
The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States Climate and Health Assessment Apr 4, 2016 US Global Change Research Program
Un/natural Disasters: Communicating Linkages Between Extreme Events and Climate Change World Meteorological Organization Oct 28, 2016 Susan Joy Hassol, Simon Torok, Sophie Lewis, and Patrick Luganda
What We Know – The Reality, Risks, and Response To Climate Change American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Mar 18, 2014 Mario Molina, James McCarthy, Diana Wall, Richard Alley, Julia Cole, Sarah Das, Noah Diffenbaugh, Kerry Emanuel, Howard Frumkin, Katharine Hayhoe, Camille Parmesan, Marshall Shepherd
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“Great Salinity Anomalies” in the North Atlantic Progress in Oceanography Jan 1, 1998 I.M Belkin, S Levitus, J Antonov, S.-A Malmberg
“Great Salinity Anomalies” in the North Atlantic Progress in Oceanography Jan 1, 1998 I.M Belkin, S Levitus, J Antonov, S.-A Malmberg
2009-2010 Cold Season Special Report National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration May 24, 2010 National Climate Data Center
2014 State of Nuisance Tidal Flooding NOAA Sep 9, 2015 William V. Sweet and John J. Marra
2015 State of U.S. “Nuisance” Tidal Flooding NOAA and NCEI Jun 8, 2016 William V. Sweet, John J. Marra
2016 State of U.S. High Tide Flooding and a 2017 Outlook National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services and National Centers for Environmental Information Jun 7, 2017 William V. Sweet, John J. Marra, Gregory Dusek
2017 Arctic Report Card Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) of the Arctic Council Dec 13, 2017 J. Richter-Menge, J.e. Overland, J.T. Mathis, and E. Osborne
2017 Arctic Report Card Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) of the Arctic Council Dec 13, 2017 J. Richter-Menge, J.e. Overland, J.T. Mathis, and E. Osborne
2017 was the Warmest Year on Record for the Global Ocean Advances in Atmospheric Sciences Jan 29, 2018 Lijing Cheng and Jiang Zhu
21st Century Changes in U.S. Regional Heavy Precipitation Frequency Based on Resolved Atmospheric Patterns American Meteorological Society Dec 21, 2016 Xiang Gao, C. Adam Schlosser, Paul O’Gorman, Erwan Monier, and Dara Entekhabi
A 1,200-year perspective of 21st century drought in southwestern North America Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Dec 11, 2009 Connie A. Woodhouse, David M. Meko, Glen M. MacDonald, Dave W. Stahle, Edward R. Cook
A 1500-year reconstruction of annual mean temperature for temperate North America on decadal-to-multidecadal time scales Environmental Research Letters Apr 11, 2013 V Trouet, H F Diaz, E R Wahl, A E Viau, R Graham, N Graham, E R Cook
A carbon budget for the Amundsen Sea Polynya, Antarctica: Estimating net community production and export in a highly productive polar ecosystem Elementa Science of the Anthropocene Sep 12, 2016 PL Yager, RM Sherrell, SE Stammerjohn, HW Ducklow, OME Schofield, ED Ingall, SE Wilson, KE Lowry, CM Williams, L Riemann, S Bertilsson, A-C Alderkamp, J Dinasquet, R Logares, I. Richert, RE Sipler, AJ Melara, L Mu, RG Newstead et al
A century of climate and ecosystem change in Western Montana: what do temperature trends portend? Climatic Change Aug 21, 2009 Gregory T. Pederson, Lisa J. Graumlich, Daniel B. Fagre, Todd Kipfer, Clint C. Muhlfeld
A climatological study of the effect of sea-surface temperature on North Atlantic hurricane intensification Physical Geography Jun 23, 2015 Erik Fraza and James B. Elsner
A Climatology of Arabian Sea Cyclonic Storms American Meteorological Society Aug 25, 2010 Amato T. Evan & Suzana J. Camargo
A Climatology of Intense Tropical Cyclones in the North Indian Ocean Over the Past Three Decades (1980-2008) Springer Oct 21, 2009 Karl Hoarau, Ludovic Chalonge
A Comprehensive Evaluation of the Burden of Heat-Related Illness and Death within the Florida Population International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health May 31, 2016 Harduar Morano, Laurel, Watkins, Sharon, Kintziger, Kristina
A database for depicting Arctic sea ice variations back to 1850 Geographical Review Jul 11, 2016 Walsh, John E., Fetterer, Florence, Scott Stewart, J., Chapman, William L.
A decade of sea level rise slowed by climate-driven hydrology Science Feb 12, 2016 J. T. Reager, A. S. Gardner, J. S. Famiglietti, D. N. Wiese, A. Eicker, M.-H. Lo

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