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All IPCC definitions taken from Climate Change 2007: The Physical Science Basis. Working Group I Contribution to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Annex I, Glossary, pp. 941-954. Cambridge University Press.

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Kuo 1965On Formation and Intensification of Tropical Cyclones Through Latent Heat Release by Cumulus Convection
Kwok (2009)Thinning and volume loss of the Arctic Ocean sea ice cover: 2003–2008.
Kwok et al. (2009)Thinning and volume loss of the Arctic Ocean sea ice cover: 2003–2008.
Kyoto ProtocolKyoto Protocol
kyrkyr
La NiñaEl Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO)
Lacis et al. (2010)Atmospheric CO2: Principal Control Knob Governing Earth's Temperature
Lacis et al. 2010Atmospheric CO2: Principal Control Knob Governing Earth's Temperature
Lal (2004)Soil carbon sequestration to mitigate climate change
Lal 2004Soil carbon sequestration to mitigate climate change
Lambeck et al. (2014)Sea level and global ice volumes from the Last Glacial Maximum to the Holocene
Lambeck et al. 2014Sea level and global ice volumes from the Last Glacial Maximum to the Holocene
Land surface air temperatureLand surface air temperature
Land use and Land use changeLand use and Land use change
Landsea (2006)CLIMATE CHANGE: Can We Detect Trends in Extreme Tropical Cyclones?
Landsea (2007) Counting Atlantic tropical cyclones back to 1900
Landsea 2006CLIMATE CHANGE: Can We Detect Trends in Extreme Tropical Cyclones?
Landsea 2007 Counting Atlantic tropical cyclones back to 1900
Langenfelds et al. (1992)Interannual growth rate variations of atmospheric CO2and its δ13C, H2, CH4, and CO between 1992 and 1999 linked to biomass burning
Langenfelds et al. 1992Interannual growth rate variations of atmospheric CO2and its δ13C, H2, CH4, and CO between 1992 and 1999 linked to biomass burning
Lapse rateLapse rate
Larson et al. (2010)Reduced N cycling in response to elevated CO2, warming, and drought in a Danish heathland: Synthesizing results of the CLIMAITE project after two years of treatments
Larson et al. 2010Reduced N cycling in response to elevated CO2, warming, and drought in a Danish heathland: Synthesizing results of the CLIMAITE project after two years of treatments
LASGLASG
Last Glacial MaximumLGM
Last InterglacialInterglacials
Lastovicka et al. (2008)Emerging pattern of global change in the upper atmosphere and ionosphere
Lastovicka et al. 2008Emerging pattern of global change in the upper atmosphere and ionosphere
Lastovivka et al (2008)Emerging pattern of global change in the upper atmosphere and ionosphere
Lastovivka et al 2008Emerging pattern of global change in the upper atmosphere and ionosphere
Latent heat fluxLatent heat flux
Latovicka et al. (2006)Global change in the upper atmosphere
Latovicka et al. 2006Global change in the upper atmosphere
Lauer et al. (2009)Simulating marine boundary layer clouds over the eastern Pacific in a regional climate model with double-moment cloud microphysics.
Lauer et al. (2010)The Impact of Global Warming on Marine Boundary Layer Clouds over the Eastern Pacific—A Regional Model Study.
Lauer et al. 2009Simulating marine boundary layer clouds over the eastern Pacific in a regional climate model with double-moment cloud microphysics.
Lauer et al. 2010The Impact of Global Warming on Marine Boundary Layer Clouds over the Eastern Pacific—A Regional Model Study.
Lauretano et al. (2021)Eocene to Oligocene terrestrial Southern Hemisphere cooling caused by declining pCO2
Lauretano et al. 2021Eocene to Oligocene terrestrial Southern Hemisphere cooling caused by declining pCO2
Lavers et al (2013)Future changes in atmospheric rivers and their implications for winter flooding in Britain
Lavers et al 2013Future changes in atmospheric rivers and their implications for winter flooding in Britain
Lavers et al. (2013)Future changes in atmospheric rivers and their implications for winter flooding in Britain
Lavers et al. 2013Future changes in atmospheric rivers and their implications for winter flooding in Britain
Lawrimore et al. (2011)An overview of the Global Historical Climatology Network monthly mean temperature data set, version 3
Lawrimore et al. 2011An overview of the Global Historical Climatology Network monthly mean temperature data set, version 3
LBALBA
LBCLBC
LBLLBL
Leakey et al. (2006)Photosynthesis, Productivity, and Yield of Maize Are Not Affected by Open-Air Elevation of CO2 Concentration in the Absence of Drought
Leakey et al. (2009)Elevated CO2 effects on plant carbon, nitrogen, and water relations: six important lessons from FACE
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