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
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Trends in meteorological and agricultural droughts in Iran Theoretical and Applied Climatology Mar 30, 2014 S. Golian, O. Mazdiyasni, A. AghaKouchak
Reclamation Managing Water in the West: Interim Report No. 1, Colorado River Basin Water Supply and Demand Study, Status Report U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Reclamation May 17, 2016 Colorado River Basin Water Supply and Demand Study Study Team
Baseline and projected future carbon storage and greenhouse-gas fluxes in ecosystems of Alaska U.S. Geological Survey Jun 1, 2016 Zhiliang Zhu and A. David McGuire eds.
NCA 3: Climate Change Impacts in the United States U.S. Global Change Research Program May 6, 2014 Melillo, Jerry M., Terese (T.C.) Richmond, and Gary W. Yohe, 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.)
Inventory of Shared Water Resources in Western Asia UN-ESCWA Jun 1, 2013 United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA)
Playing with Fire: How Climate Change and Development Patterns Are  Contributing to the Soaring Costs of Western Wildfires Union of Concerned Scientists Jul 1, 2014 Rachel Cleetus and Kranti Mulik
New observations of Arctic sea ice from satellite radar altimetry University College London Nov 1, 2016 Tilling, RL
Climate change and allergic disease US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health Sep 1, 2008 Shea KM, Truckner RT, Weber RW, Peden DB
Phenology as a bio-indicator of climate change impacts on people and ecosystems: towards an integrated national assessment approach USA-NPN Technical Report Series 2012 May 16, 2016 USA National Phenology Network
Reclamation: Managing Water in the West: Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers Basin Study USBR Mar 15, 2016 U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
Spring Climate Trends Changing in the Northeast USDA Blog May 16, 2016 Dave Hollinger, Director, USDA Northeast Climate Hub
The Costs of Doing Nothing: A Sea Level Rise Synopsis for the Hampton Roads Region Virginia Coastal Policy Center (VCPC) at William & Mary Law School Nov 18, 2016 George Van Houtven, Brooks Depro, Daniel Lapidus, Justine Allpress, Benjamin Lord
Atmospheric Rivers, Floods and the Water Resources of California Water Mar 23, 2011 Michael D. Dettinger, Fred Martin Ralph, Tapash Das, Paul J. Neiman and Daniel R. Cayan
Winter Snow Level Rise in the Northern Sierra Nevada from 2008 to 2017 Water Nov 18, 2017 Benjamin J. Hatchett, Orcid, Britta Daudert, Christopher B. Garner, Nina S. Oakley, Aaron E. Putnam , and Allen B. White
Winter Snow Level Rise in the Northern Sierra Nevada from 2008 to 2017 Water Nov 18, 2017 Benjamin J. Hatchett, Orcid, Britta Daudert, Christopher B. Garner, Nina S. Oakley, Aaron E. Putnam , and Allen B. White
Synoptic and Climate Attributions of the December 2015 Extreme Flooding in Missouri, USA Water Mar 21, 2018 S.‐Y. Simon Wang, Lin Zhao Robert R. Gillies
Sensitivity of snowpack storage to precipitation and temperature using spatial and temporal analog models Water Resources Research Nov 4, 2014 Charles H. Luce, Viviana Lopez‐Burgos, Zachary Holden
Independent effects of temperature and precipitation on modeled runoff in the conterminous United States Water Resources Research Nov 22, 2011 Gregory J. McCabe, David M. Wolock

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