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)
On the causes of declining Colorado River streamflows Water Resources Research Aug 30, 2018 Mu Xiao, Bradley Udall, Dennis P. Lettenmaier
Snowmelt timing alters shallow but not deep soil moisture in the Sierra Nevada Water Resources Research Feb 7, 2014 Joseph C. Blankinship, Matthew W. Meadows, Ryan G. Lucas, and Stephen C. Hart
Quantifying the relative contribution of the climate and direct human impacts on mean annual streamflow in the contiguous United States Water Resources Research Sep 24, 2011 Dingbao Wang, Mohamad Hejazi
Hydroclimatology of the 2008 Midwest floods Water Resources Research Dec 9, 2010 D. Budikova, J. S. M. Coleman, S. A. Strope, and A. Austin
The 21st century Colorado River hot drought and implications for the future Water Resources Research Feb 17, 2017 Udall, Bradley, Overpeck, Jonathan
The twenty‐first century Colorado River hot drought and implications for the future Water Resources Research Feb 17, 2017 Bradley Udall, Jonathan Overpeck
Global and Regional Increase of Precipitation Extremes under Global Warming Water Resources Research May 9, 2019 Simon Michael Papalexiou and Alberto Montanari
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
Factors contributing to the summer 2003 European heatwave Weather Aug 1, 2004 Black, Emily, Blackburn, Mike, Harrison, Giles, Hoskins, Brian, Methven, John
Factors contributing to the summer 2003 European heatwave Weather Aug 1, 2004 Black, Emily, Blackburn, Mike, Harrison, Giles, Hoskins, Brian, Methven, John
Global and regional climate in 2016 Weather Aug 8, 2017 Kennedy, John, Dunn, Robert, McCarthy, Mark, Titchner, Holly, Morice, Colin
The North Atlantic Ocean and climate change in the UK and northern Europe Weather Jan 8, 2016 Wells, Neil C.
Quantile-based bias correction and uncertainty quantification of extreme event attribution statements Weather and Climate Extremes Feb 16, 2016 Jeon, Paciorek, and Wehner
Quantifying statistical uncertainty in the attribution of human influence on severe weather Weather and Climate Extremes Jun 15, 2018 Paciorek, Stone, and Wehner
Diagnosing conditional anthropogenic contributions to heavy Colorado rainfall in September 2013 Weather and Climate Extremes Jul 18, 2017 Pardeep Pall, Christina M. Patricola, Michael F. Wehner, Dáithí A. Stone, Christopher J. Paciorek, William D. Collins
Diagnosing conditional anthropogenic contributions to heavy Colorado rainfall in September 2013 Weather and Climate Extremes Jul 18, 2017 Pardeep Pall, Christina M. Patricola, Michael F. Wehner, Dáithí A. Stone, Christopher J. Paciorek, William D. Collins
Drivers of 2016 record Arctic warmth assessed using climate simulations subjected to Factual and Counterfactual forcing Weather and Climate Extremes Dec 6, 2017 Lantao Sun, Dave Allured, Martin Hoerling, Lesley Smith, Judith Perlwitz, Don Murray, Jon Eischeid
Detection and attribution of climate extremes in the observed record Weather and Climate Extremes Jan 18, 2016 David R. Easterling, Kenneth E. Kunkel, Michael F. Wehner, Liqiang Sun
Early 21st century anthropogenic changes in extremely hot days as simulated by the C20C+ detection and attribution multi-model ensemble Weather and Climate Extremes Jun 8, 2018 Michael Wehner, Dáithí Stone, Hideo Shiogama, Piotr Wolskic, Andrew Ciavarella, Nikolaos Christidis, Harinarayan Krishnana

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