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
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
Title Sourcesort descending Date Author(s)
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
North Atlantic Storm-Track Sensitivity to Warming Increases with Model Resolution American Meteorological Society Feb 20, 2015 Jeff Willison, Walter A. Robinson, and Gary M. Lackmann
The Realization of Extreme Tornadic Storm Events under Future Anthropogenic Climate Change American Meteorological Society Jul 5, 2016 Robert J. Trapp and Kimberly A. Hoogewind
Monitoring and Understanding Trends in Extreme Storms American Meteorological Society May 15, 2012 Kenneth E. Kunkel, Thomas R. Karl, Harold Brooks, James Kossin, Jay H. Lawrimore, Derek Arndt, Lance Bosart, David Changnon, Susan L. Cutter, Nolan Doesken, Kerry Emanuel et al
Dynamically Derived Tropical Cyclone Intensity Changes over the Western North Pacific American Meteorological Society Jan 4, 2012 Liguang Wu and Haikun Zhao
Consensus on Climate Trends in Western North Pacific Tropical Cyclones American Meteorological Society Nov 12, 2012 Nam-Young Kang and James B. Elsner
Seasonal Climate Variability and Change in the Pacific Northwest of the United States American Meteorological Society Feb 24, 2014 John T. Abatzoglou, David E. Rupp and Philip W. Mote
Changes in U.S. East Coast Cyclone Dynamics with Climate Change* American Meteorological Society Jan 21, 2015 Christopher G. Marciano, Gary M. Lackmann, and Walter A. Robinson
Meteorological Characteristics and Overland Precipitation Impacts of Atmospheric Rivers Affecting the West Coast of North America Based on Eight Years of SSM/I Satellite Observations American Meteorological Society Jun 22, 2007 Paul J. Neiman, F. Martin Ralph, Gary A. Wick, Jessica D. Lundquist, Michael D. Dettinger
Changes in U.S. East Coast Cyclone Dynamics with Climate Change American Meteorological Society Jan 21, 2015 Christopher G. Marciano, Gary M. Lackmann, and Walter A. Robinson
Simulated Arctic Ocean freshwater budgets in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries American Meteorological Society Feb 16, 2010 Marika M. Holland, Joel Finnis, Mark C. Serreze
Has Arctic Sea Ice Loss Contributed to Increased Surface Melting of the Greenland Ice Sheet? American Meteorological Society Apr 22, 2016 Jiping Liu, Zhiqiang Chen, Jennifer Francis, Mirong Song, Thomas Mote, and Yongyun Hu