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)
The emergence of surface-based Arctic amplification The Cryosphere Feb 4, 2009 Serreze, M. C., Barrett, A. P., Stroeve, J. C., Kindig, D. N., Holland, M. M.
Snowmelt response to simulated warming across a large elevation gradient, southern Sierra Nevada, California The Cryosphere Dec 11, 2017 Keith N. Musselman, Noah P. Molotch, and Steven A. Margulis
Newly developing rift in Larsen C Ice Shelf presents significant risk to stability The Cryosphere Jun 15, 2015 Jansen, D., Luckman, A. J., Cook, A., Bevan, S., Kulessa, B., Hubbard, B., Holland, P. R.
Oceanic and atmospheric forcing of Larsen C Ice-Shelf thinning The Cryosphere May 13, 2015 Holland, P. R., Brisbourne, A., Corr, H. F. J., McGrath, D., Purdon, K., Paden, J., Fricker, H. A., Paolo, F. S., Fleming, A. H.
Increased Greenland melt triggered by large-scale, year-round cyclonic moisture intrusions The Cryosphere Mar 7, 2019 Oltmanns, Marilena, Straneo, Fiammetta, Tedesco, Marco
The emergence of surface-based Arctic amplification The Cryosphere Feb 4, 2009 Serreze, M. C., Barrett, A. P., Stroeve, J. C., Kindig, D. N., Holland, M. M.
Increased Greenland melt triggered by large-scale, year-round cyclonic moisture intrusions The Cryosphere Mar 7, 2019 Oltmanns, Marilena, Straneo, Fiammetta, Tedesco, Marco
Melting trends over the Greenland ice sheet (1958–2009) from spaceborne microwave data and regional climate models The Cryosphere May 5, 2011 Fettweis, X., Tedesco, M., Broeke, M. van den, Ettema, J.
Evaluation of Greenland near surface air temperature datasets The Cryosphere Jul 5, 2017 Reeves Eyre, J. E. Jack, Zeng, Xubin
The emergence of surface-based Arctic amplification The Cryosphere Feb 4, 2009 Serreze, M. C., Barrett, A. P., Stroeve, J. C., Kindig, D. N., Holland, M. M.
Melting trends over the Greenland ice sheet (1958–2009) from spaceborne microwave data and regional climate models The Cryosphere May 5, 2011 Fettweis, X., Tedesco, M., Broeke, M. van den, Ettema, J.
Arctic sea ice thickness loss determined using subsurface, aircraft, and satellite observations The Cryosphere Aug 24, 2014 Lindsay, R., Schweiger, A.
Oceanic and atmospheric forcing of Larsen C Ice-Shelf thinning The Cryosphere May 13, 2015 Holland, P. R., Brisbourne, A., Corr, H. F. J., McGrath, D., Purdon, K., Paden, J., Fricker, H. A., Paolo, F. S., Fleming, A. H.
The darkening of the Greenland ice sheet: trends, drivers, and projections (1981–2100) The Cryosphere Mar 3, 2016 Tedesco, Marco, Doherty, Sarah, Fettweis, Xavier, Alexander, Patrick, Jeyaratnam, Jeyavinoth, Stroeve, Julienne
Overview of areal changes of the ice shelves on the Antarctic Peninsula over the past 50 years The Cryosphere Feb 2, 2010 Cook, A. J., Vaughan, D. G.
Brief Communication: Newly developing rift in Larsen C Ice Shelf presents significant risk to stability The Cryosphere Jun 15, 2015 D. Jansen; A. J. Luckman; A. Cook; S. Bevan; B. Kulessa; B. Hubbard; P. R. Holland
Centuries of intense surface melt on Larsen C Ice Shelf The Cryosphere Discussions May 30, 2017 Bevan, Suzanne, Luckman, Adrian, Hubbard, Bryn, Kulessa, Bernd, Ashmore, David, Kuipers Munneke, Peter, O'Leary, Martin, Booth, Adam, Sevestre, Heidi, McGrath, Daniel
Temperature Mediated Moose Survival in Northeastern Minnesota The Journal of Wildlife Management Dec 13, 2010 Lenarz, Mark S., Nelson, Michael E., Schrage, Michael W., Edwards, Andrew J.
El Niño and climate change—contributing factors in the dispersal of Zika virus in the Americas? - The Lancet The Lancet Feb 1, 2016 Shlomit Paz, Jan C Semenza
Lancet 2015 Climate Health Commission The Lancet Jun 23, 2015 Nick Watts,W Neil Adge, Paolo Agnolucci, Jason Blackstock et al

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