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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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
Attribution of Weather and Climate Events Annual Review of Environment and Resources Jul 26, 2017 Friederike E.L. Otto
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
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
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
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.)
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Forced and unforced ocean temperature changes in Atlantic and Pacific tropical cyclogenesis regions Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Jul 24, 2006 B. D. Santer, T. M. L. Wigley, P. J. Gleckler, C. Bonfils, M. F. Wehner, K. AchutaRao, T. P. Barnett, J. S. Boyle, W. Brüggemann, M. Fiorino, N. Gillett, J. E. Hansen, P. D. Jones, S. A. Klein, G. A. Meehl, S. C. B. Raper, R. W. Reynolds et al
Flooding on California's Russian River: Role of atmospheric rivers Geophysical Research Letters Jul 1, 2006 Ralph, F. Martin, Neiman, Paul J., Wick, Gary A., Gutman, Seth I., Dettinger, Michael D., Cayan, Daniel R., White, Allen B.
Anthropogenic Warming of the Oceans: Observations and Model Results AMS Journal of Climate May 15, 2006 David W. Pierce and Tim P. Barnett
Weakening of tropical Pacific atmospheric circulation due to anthropogenic forcing Nature May 4, 2006 Gabriel A. Vecchi, Brian J. Soden, Andrew T. Wittenberg, Isaac M. Held, Ants Leetmaa, Matthew J. Harrison
Recent changes in the fire regime across the North American boreal region—Spatial and temporal patterns of burning across Canada and Alaska Geophysical Research Letters May 3, 2006 Eric S. Kasischke, Merritt R. Turetsky
Multimodel ensemble simulations of present-day and near-future tropospheric ozone Apr 26, 2006 Stevenson, Dentener, Schultz, Ellingsen, van Noije, Wild, G. Zeng, Amann, Atherton, Bell, Bergmann, Bey, Butler, Cofala, Collins, Derwent, Doherty, Drevet, Eskes, Fiore, Gauss, Hauglustaine, Horowitz, Isaksen, Krol, Lamarque, Lawrence, Montanaro et al
Variability and climate change in the Mantaro River Basin, Central Peruvian Andes Proceedings of 8 ICSHMO Apr 24, 2006 Yamina Silva, Ken Takahashi, Nicolas Cruz, Grace Trasmonte, Kobi Mosquera, Elsa Nickl, Raul Chavez, Berlin Segura and Pablo Lagos
Changes in the timing of winter–spring streamflows in eastern North America, 1913–2002 Geophysical Research Letters Mar 21, 2006 Hodgkins, Glenn A., Dudley, Robert W.
Changes in the timing of winter–spring streamflows in eastern North America, 1913–2002 Geophysical Research Letters Mar 21, 2006 Hodgkins, Glenn A., Dudley, Robert W.
Have anthropogenic aerosols delayed a greenhouse gas-induced weakening of the North Atlantic thermohaline circulation? Geophysical Research Letters Jan 21, 2006 Thomas L. Delworth and Keith W. Dixon
Have anthropogenic aerosols delayed a greenhouse gas-induced weakening of the North Atlantic thermohaline circulation? Geophysical Research Letters Jan 21, 2006 Thomas L. Delworth and Keith W. Dixon
Onset of spring starting earlier across the Northern Hemisphere Global Change Biology Jan 16, 2006 Schwartz, Marl D., Ahas, Rein, Aasa, Anto
Thermohaline Ocean Circulation Encyclopedia of Quaternary Sciences Jan 1, 2006 Stefan Rahmstorf
Maximum and minimum temperature trends for the globe: An update through 2004 Geophysical Research Letters Dec 14, 2005 Russell S. Vose, David R. Easterling, Byron Gleason
Detection of changes in temperature extremes during the second half of the 20th century Geophysical Research Letters Oct 26, 2005 Christidis, Nikolaos, Stott, Peter A., Brown, Simon, Hegerl, Gabriele C., Caesar, John
Precipitation Shifts over Western North America as a Result of Declining Arctic Sea Ice Cover: The Coupled System Response American Meteorological Society Sep 30, 2005 Jacob O. Sewall
Anthropogenic ocean acidification over the twenty-first century and its impact on calcifying organisms Nature Sep 28, 2005 James C. Orr, Victoria J. Fabry, Olivier Aumont, Laurent Bopp, Scott C. Doney, Richard A. Feely, Anand Gnanadesikan, Nicolas Gruber, Akio Ishida, Fortunat Joos, Robert M. Key, Keith Lindsay, Ernst Maier-Reimer, Richard Matear, Patrick Monfray et al
Response of Extreme Storm Tide Levels to Long-term Sea Level Change Oceans, 2005: Proceedings of Marine Technology Society and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Sep 19, 2005 Chris E. Zervas
Response of Extreme Storm Tide Levels to Long-term Sea Level Change Oceans, 2005: Proceedings of Marine Technology Society and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Sep 19, 2005 Chris E. Zervas
Changes in Tropical Cyclone Number, Duration, and Intensity in a Warming Environment Science Sep 16, 2005 P. J. Webster, G. J. Holland, J. A. Curry, H.-R. Chang

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