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
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
The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States Climate and Health Assessment Apr 4, 2016 US Global Change Research Program
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.)
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.)
Attribution of Weather and Climate Events Annual Review of Environment and Resources Jul 26, 2017 Friederike E.L. Otto
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
Attribution of climate extreme events Nature Climate Change Jun 22, 2015 Kevin E. Trenberth, John T. Fasullo & Theodore G. Shepherd
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A threefold rise in widespread extreme rain events over central India Nature Communications Oct 3, 2017 M. K. Roxy, Subimal Ghosh, Amey Pathak, R. Athulya, Milind Mujumdar, Raghu Murtugudde, Pascal Terray & M. Rajeevan
A stratospheric pathway linking a colder Siberia to Barents-Kara Sea sea ice loss Science Advances Jul 25, 2018 Pengfei Zhang, Yutian Wu, Isla R. Simpson, Karen L. Smith, Xiangdong Zhang, Bithi De, Patrick Callaghan
A stratospheric pathway linking a colder Siberia to Barents-Kara Sea sea ice loss Science Advances Jul 25, 2018 Pengfei Zhang, Yutian Wu, Isla R. Simpson, Karen L. Smith, Xiangdong Zhang, Bithi De, Patrick Callaghan
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 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 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 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

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