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.


Tropical Cyclones and Climate Change Assessment: Part I Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society May 28, 2019 Thomas Knutson, Suzana J. Camargo, Johnny C. L. Chan, Kerry Emanuel, Chang-Hoi Ho, James Kossin, Mrutyunjay Mohapatra, Masaki Satoh, Masato Sugi, Kevin Walsh, and Liguang Wu
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.)
Climate change now detectable from any single day of weather at global scale Nature Climate Change Jan 2, 2020 Sebastian Sippel, Nicolai Meinshausen, Erich M. Fischer, Enikő Székely, Reto Knutti
Attribution of climate extreme events Nature Climate Change Jun 22, 2015 Kevin E. Trenberth, John T. Fasullo & Theodore G. Shepherd
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
Title Sourcesort descending Date Author(s)
Large Wildfires in Forests: What Can be Done? Action Bioscience Apr 1, 2015 Scott L. Stephens, Malcolm P. North, and Brandon M. Collins
Unprecedented warming revealed from multi-proxy reconstruction of temperature in southern China for the past 160 years Advances in Atmospheric Sciences Jun 29, 2017 Yang Liu, Jingyun Zheng, Zhixin Hao, Xuezhen Zhang
2017 was the Warmest Year on Record for the Global Ocean Advances in Atmospheric Sciences Jan 29, 2018 Lijing Cheng and Jiang Zhu
Record-Setting Ocean Warmth Continued in 2019 Advances in Atmospheric Sciences Jan 9, 2020 Lijing Chengm, John Abraham, Jiang Zhu, Kevin E. Trenberth, John Fasullo,Tim Boyer, Ricardo Locarnini, Bin Zhang, Fujiang Yu, Liying Wan, Xingrong Chen, Xiangzhou Song, Yulong Liu, and Michael E. Mann
Trends of extreme precipitation in eastern China and their possible causes Advances in Atmospheric Sciences Jun 10, 2015 Run Liu, Shaw Chen Liu, Ralph J. Cicerone, Chein-Jung Shiu, Jun Li, Jingli Wang, Yuanhang Zhang
Dry and wet rainy seasons in the Mantaro river basin (Central Peruvian Andes) Advances in Geosciences Apr 10, 2008 Y. Silva, K. Takahashi, and R. Chavez
Relationship between Evapotranspiration and Land Surface Temperature under Energy- and Water-Limited Conditions in Dry and Cold Climates Advances in Meteorology Oct 7, 2015 Zhigang Sun, Qinxue Wang, Ochirbat Batkhishig, and Zhu Ouyang
Association of Taiwan’s Rainfall Patterns with Large-Scale Oceanic and Atmospheric Phenomena Advances in Meteorology May 18, 2015 Yi-Chun Kuo, Ming-An Lee, and Mong-Ming Lu
Characterization of extreme precipitation within atmospheric river events over California Advances in Statistical Climatology Meteorology and Oceanography Nov 17, 2015 Jeon, S.; Prabhat; Byna, S.; Gu, J.; Collins, W. D.; Wehner, M. F.
Investigating the relationship between the frequency of flooding over the central United States and large-scale climate Advances in Water Resources Jun 1, 2016 Iman Mallakpour and Gabriele Villarini
Roles of climate and agricultural practices in discharge changes in an agricultural watershed in Iowa Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment Apr 15, 2014 Gabriele Villarini and Aaron Strong
Factors affecting epizootics of winter ticks and mortality of moose Alces Jan 1, 2007 Samuel, W. M.
Winter ticks on moose and other ungulates: factors influencing their population size Alces Apr 1, 1991 Samuel, W. M., & Welch, Dwight A.
Fine-scale temperature patterns in the southern boreal forest: implications for the cold-adapted moose Alces: A Journal Devoted to the Biology and Management of Moose Dec 23, 2014 Bryce Olson, Steve K. Windels, Mark Fulton, Ron Moen
The impact of climate change and aeroallergens on children's health Allergy and Asthma Proceedings May 1, 2009 Schmier JK and Ebi KL
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
Mortality Displacement as a Function of Heat Event Strength in 7 US Cities American Journal of Epidemiology Nov 20, 2013 Saha, Michael V., Davis, Robert E., Hondula, David M.
Time-Course of Cause-Specific Hospital Admissions During Snowstorms: An Analysis of Electronic Medical Records From Major Hospitals in Boston, Massachusetts American Journal of Epidemiology Jan 30, 2017 Bobb, Jennifer F., Ho, Kalon K. L., Yeh, Robert W., Harrington, Lori, Zai, Adrian, Liao, Katherine P., Dominici, Francesca
Occupational heat‐related illness emergency department visits and inpatient hospitalizations in the southeast region, 2007–2011 American Journal of Industrial Medicine Aug 25, 2015 L. Harduar Morano, T.L. Bunn, M. Lackovic, A. Lavender, G.T.T. Dang, J.J. Chalmers, Y. Li, L. Zhang, D.D. Flammia
Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms in Children After Hurricane Katrina: Predicting the Need for Mental Health Services American Journal of Orthopsychiatry Apr 15, 2009 Howard J. Osofsky, Joy D. Osofsky, Mindy Kronenberg, Adrianne Brennan, Tonya Cross Hansel