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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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
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.)
The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States Climate and Health Assessment Apr 4, 2016 US Global Change Research Program
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
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.)
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
Title Sourcesort descending Date Author(s)
Changes in U.S. East Coast Cyclone Dynamics with Climate Change* American Meteorological Society Jan 21, 2015 Christopher G. Marciano, Gary M. Lackmann, and Walter A. Robinson
Spatial Redistribution of U.S. Tornado Activity between 1954 and 2013 American Meteorological Society Aug 4, 2016 Ernest Agee, Jennifer Larson, Samuel Childs, and Alexandra Marmo
Changes in U.S. East Coast Cyclone Dynamics with Climate Change American Meteorological Society Jan 21, 2015 Christopher G. Marciano, Gary M. Lackmann, and Walter A. Robinson
Changes toward Earlier Streamflow Timing across Western North America American Meteorological Society Apr 15, 2005 Iris T. Stewart, Daniel R. Cayan, and Michael D. Dettinger
Interdecadal trend and ENSO-related interannual variability in Southern Hemisphere blocking American Meteorological Society Sep 7, 2007 Li Dong, Timothy J. Vogelsang, and Stephen J. Colucci
Changes in U.S. East Coast Cyclone Dynamics with Climate Change American Meteorological Society Jan 21, 2015 Christopher G. Marciano, Gary M. Lackmann, and Walter A. Robinson
Changes toward Earlier Streamflow Timing across Western North America American Meteorological Society Apr 15, 2005 Iris T. Stewart, Daniel R. Cayan, and Michael D. Dettinger
On the Increased Frequency of Mediterranean Drought American Meteorological Society Sep 2, 2011 Martin Hoerling, Jon Eischeid, Judith Perlwitz, Xiaowei Quan, Tao Zhang, and Philip Pegion
On the Measurement of Heat Waves American Meteorological Society Oct 18, 2012 S. E. Perkins and L. V. Alexander
Climatology and Changes of Extratropical Cyclone Activity: Comparison of ERA-40 with NCEP–NCAR Reanalysis for 1958–2001 American Meteorological Society Feb 16, 2010 Xiaolan L. Wang, Val R. Swail, and Francis W. Zwiers
Will Global Warming Make Hurricane Forecasting More Difficult? American Meteorological Society Aug 11, 2016 Kerry Emanuel
Hurricane Sandy inundation probabilities today and tomorrow American Meteorological Society Sep 1, 2013 William Sweet, Chris Zervas, Stephen Gill, and Joseph Park
Greenland Ice Sheet Surface Air Temperature Variability: 1840–2007 American Meteorological Society Jul 15, 2009 Jason E. Box, Lei Yang, David H. Bromwich and Le-Sheng Bai
Will Global Warming Make Hurricane Forecasting More Difficult? American Meteorological Society Aug 11, 2016 Kerry Emanuel
Trends in twentieth-century US snowfall using a quality-controlled dataset American Meteorological Society Jun 13, 2008 Kenneth E. Kunkel, Michael Palecki, Leslie Ensor, Kenneth G. Hubbard, David Robinson, Kelly Redmond, David Easterling
Trends in twentieth-century US snowfall using a quality-controlled dataset American Meteorological Society Jun 13, 2008 Kenneth E. Kunkel, Michael Palecki, Leslie Ensor, Kenneth G. Hubbard, David Robinson, Kelly Redmond, David Easterling
A Climatology of Arabian Sea Cyclonic Storms American Meteorological Society Aug 25, 2010 Amato T. Evan & Suzana J. Camargo
Trends in twentieth-century US snowfall using a quality-controlled dataset American Meteorological Society Jun 13, 2008 Kenneth E. Kunkel, Michael Palecki, Leslie Ensor, Kenneth G. Hubbard, David Robinson, Kelly Redmond, David Easterling
Trends in twentieth-century U.S. extreme snowfall seasons American Meteorological Society Apr 29, 2009 Kenneth E. Kunkel, Michael A. Palecki, Leslie Ensor, David Easterling, Kenneth G. Hubbard, David Robinson, Kelly Redmond
Northern Hemisphere Modes of Variability and the Timing of Spring in Western North America American Meteorological Society Aug 11, 2011 Toby R. Ault, Alison K. Macalady, Gregory T. Pederson, Julio L. Betancourt, Mark D. Schwartz

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