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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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.)
Attribution of climate extreme events Nature Climate Change Jun 22, 2015 Kevin E. Trenberth, John T. Fasullo & Theodore G. Shepherd
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
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
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Quantifying the Effects of Long-Term Climate Change on Tropical Cyclone Rainfall Using a Cloud-Resolving Model: Examples of Two Landfall Typhoons in Taiwan American Meteorological Society Dec 31, 2014 Chung-Chieh Wang, Bo-Xun Lin, Cheng-Ta Chen, and Shih-How Lo
Observed Climate–Snowpack Relationships in California and their Implications for the Future American Meteorological Society Jul 1, 2010 Sarah Kapnick and Alex Hall
Explaining Extreme Events of 2012 from a Climate Perspective American Meteorological Society Sep 1, 2013 Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society
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
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
On the Measurement of Heat Waves American Meteorological Society Oct 18, 2012 S. E. Perkins and L. V. Alexander
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
Increasing Daily Precipitation Intensity Associated with Warmer Air Temperatures over Northern Eurasia American Meteorological Society Jan 11, 2016 Hengchun Ye, Eric J. Fetzer, Ali Behrangi, Sun Wong, Bjorn H. Lambrigtsen, Crysti Y. Wang, Judah Cohen, and Brandi L. Gamelin
Atmosphere and Ocean Origins of North American Droughts American Meteorological Society Jun 5, 2014 Richard Seager and Martin Hoerling
A Climatology of Arabian Sea Cyclonic Storms American Meteorological Society Aug 25, 2010 Amato T. Evan & Suzana J. Camargo
Evolution and Distribution of Record-Breaking High and Low Monthly Mean Temperatures American Meteorological Society Sep 23, 2011 Amalia Anderson and Alexander Kotinski
Precipitation Deficit Flash Droughts over the United States American Meteorological Society Apr 4, 2016 Kingtse C. Mo and Dennis P. Lettenmaier
Increasing Great Lake–Effect Snowfall during the Twentieth Century: A Regional Response to Global Warming? American Meteorological Society Apr 9, 2003 Adam W. Burnett, Matthew E. Kirby, Henry T. Mullins, William P. Patterson
Changing Northern Hemisphere Snow Seasons American Meteorological Society Oct 1, 2010 Gwangyong Choi, David A. Robinson, and Sinkyu Kang
Thermodynamic and Dynamic Mechanisms for Large-Scale Changes in the Hydrological Cycle in Response to Global Warming American Meteorological Society Apr 29, 2010 Richard Seager, Naomi Naik, Gabriel A. Vecchi
Environmental Factors Affecting Tropical Cyclone Power Dissipation American Meteorological Society Apr 4, 2007 Kerry Emanuel
Climate Mechanism for Stronger Typhoons in a Warmer World American Meteorological Society Feb 1, 2016 Nam-Young Kang and James B. Elsner
Dynamical link between the Barents-Kara Sea ice and the Arctic Oscillation American Meteorological Society Apr 12, 2016 Xiao-Yi Yang, Xiaojun Yuan, and Mingfang Ting
A Revised U.S. Climate Extremes Index American Meteorological Society May 15, 2008 Karin L. Gleason, Jay H. Lawrimore, David H. Levinson, Thomas R. Karl, and David J. Karoly

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