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
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
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
Titlesort ascending Source Date Author(s)
A simple method for estimating excess mortality due to heat waves, as applied to the 2006 California heat wave International Journal of Public Health Aug 13, 2009 Sumi Hoshiko, Paul English, Daniel Smith, Roger Trent
A simple approach to distinguish land-use and climate-change effects on watershed hydrology Journal of Hydrology Sep 30, 2009 Mark D.Tomer and Keith E.Schilling
A sensitivity study of annual area change for Greenland ice sheet marine terminating outlet glaciers: 1999–2013 Journal of Glaciology Mar 31, 2016 Trine S. Jensen, Jason E. Box, Christine S. HvidBerg
A search for human influences on the thermal structure of the atmosphere Nature Jul 4, 1996 B. D. Santer, K. E. Taylor, T. M. L. Wigley, T. C. Johns, P. D. Jones, D. J. Karoly, J. F. B. Mitchell, A. H. Oort, J. E. Penner, V. Ramaswamy, M. D. Schwarzkopf, R. J. Stouffer, S. Tett
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
A review of tropical cyclone‐generated storm surges: Global data sources, observations, and impacts Reviews of Geophysics May 19, 2015 Hal F. Needham, Barry D. Keim, David Sathiaraj
A review of the relationships between drought and forest fire in the United States Global Change Biology Apr 19, 2016 Littell JS, Peterson DL, Riley KL, Liu Y, Luce CH
A Review of the Impact of Climate Variability and Change on Aeroallergens and Their Associated Effects Aug 1, 2008 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
A review and analysis of possible changes to the climatology of tornadoes in the United States Progress in Physical Geography: Earth and Environment Feb 25, 2019 Todd W Moore, Tiffany A DeBoer
A reversal in global terrestrial stilling and its implications for wind energy production Nature Climate Change Nov 18, 2019 Zhenzhong Zeng, Alan D. Ziegler, Timothy Searchinger, Long Yang, Anping Chen, Kunlu Ju, Shilong Piao, Laurent Z. X. Li, Philippe Ciais, Deliang Chen, Junguo Liu, Cesar Azorin-Molina, Adrian Chappell, David Medvigy, Eric F. Wood
A Reconciled Estimate of Ice-Sheet Mass Balance Science Nov 30, 2012 Andrew Shepherd, Erik R. Ivins, Geruo A, Valentina R. Barletta, Mike J. Bentley, Srinivas Bettadpur, Kate H. Briggs, David H. Bromwich, René Forsberg, Natalia Galin, Martin Horwath, Stan Jacobs, Ian Joughin et al
A real-time Global Warming Index Nature Nov 13, 2017 K. Haustein, M. R. Allen, P. M. Forster, F. E. L. Otto, D. M. Mitchell, H. D. Matthews & D. J. Frame
A projection of changes in landfalling atmospheric river frequency and extreme precipitation over western North America from the Large Ensemble CESM simulations Geophysical Research Letters Feb 6, 2016 Hagos, Samson M., Leung, L. Ruby, Yoon, Jin‐Ho, Lu, Jian, Gao, Yang
A probabilistic quantification of the anthropogenic component of twentieth century global warming Climate Dynamics Nov 8, 2012 T. M. L. Wigley, B. D. Santer
A possible response of the atmospheric Hadley circulation to equatorial anomalies of ocean temperature Tellus Nov 1, 1966 Bjerknes, J.
A New Subsidence Map for Coastal Louisiana GSA Today Jun 14, 2017 Jaap H. Nienhuis, Torbjörn E. Törnqvist, Krista L. Jankowski, Anjali M. Fernandes, Molly E. Keog
A new statistical approach to climate change detection and attribution Climate Dynamics Apr 6, 2016 Aurélien Ribe, Francis W. Zwiers, Jean-Marc Azaïs, Philippe Naveau
A new look at lake-effect snowfall trends in the Laurentian Great Lakes using a temporally homogeneous data set Journal of Great Lakes Research Sep 10, 2008 Kenneth E. Kunkel, Leslie Ensor, Michael Palecki, David Easterling, David Robinson, Kenneth G. Hubbard, Kelly Redmond
A National Strategy for Advancing Climate Modeling The National Academies Press Sep 18, 2012 National Research Council
A multiregion model evaluation and attribution study of historical changes in the area affected by temperature and precipitation extremes AMS Journal of Climate Nov 3, 2016 Andrea J. Dittus and David J. Karoly