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New research, September 10-16, 2018

Posted on 21 September 2018 by Ari Jokimäki

A selection of new climate related research articles is shown below.

Climate change 

Historicizing climate change—engaging new approaches to climate and history (open access)

State of the Climate in 2017 (open access)

Temperature, precipitation, wind

The strengthening of Amazonian precipitation during the wet season driven by tropical sea surface temperature forcing (open access)

Observed differences between near-surface air and skin temperatures using satellite and ground-based data

Features of extreme precipitation at Progress station, Antarctica

Extreme events

Rainfall from tropical cyclones: high-resolution simulations and seasonal forecasts

Influence of El Niño Southern Oscillation on global coastal flooding (open access)

Enhancing drought monitoring and early warning for the UK through stakeholder co-enquiries

Wet avalanches: long-term evolution in the Western Alps under climate and human forcing (open access)

Proxy?based assessment of strength and frequency of meteotsunamis in future climate

Forcings and feedbacks

On the time evolution of climate sensitivity and future warming (open access)

No Impact of Anthropogenic Aerosols on Early 21st Century Global Temperature Trends in a Large Initial?Condition Ensemble (open access)

Changes in the aerosol direct radiative forcing from 2001 to 2015: observational constraints and regional mechanisms (open access)

Concentration, temporal variation, and sources of black carbon in the Mt. Everest region retrieved by real-time observation and simulation (open access)

Quantifying the contributions of various emission sources to black carbon and assessment of control strategies in western China

Changes in Global Tropospheric OH Expected as a Result of Climate Change Over the Last Several Decades

The Relationship Between Cloud Radiative Effect and Surface Temperature Variability at ENSO Frequencies in CMIP5 Models


Melting over the northeast Antarctic Peninsula (1999–2009): evaluation of a high-resolution regional climate model (open access)

Interannual Variability of Atmospheric Conditions and Surface Melt in Greenland in 2000?2014

The Role of Melting Snow in the Ocean Surface Heat Budget

A survey of the atmospheric physical processes key to the onset of Arctic sea ice melt in spring

A scatterometer record of sea ice extents and backscatter: 1992–2016 (open access)

Historical changes in the depth of seasonal freezing of “Xing’anling-Baikal” permafrost in China

The impact of the NAO on the delayed break-up date of lake ice over the southern Tibetan Plateau


Long?Term Trends of Direct and Indirect Anthropogenic Effects on Changes in Ocean pH

A dynamical reconstruction of the global monthly?mean oxygen isotopic composition of seawater

Potential surface hydrologic responses to increases in greenhouse gas concentrations and land use and land cover changes

The fate of Lake Baikal: how climate change may alter deep ventilation in the largest lake on Earth

The Tropical Indian Ocean decadal sea level response to the Pacific Decadal Oscillation forcing

Changing the retention properties of catchments and their influence on runoff under climate change (open access)

Atmospheric and oceanic circulation

Interannual oscillations and sudden shifts in observed and modeled climate (open access)

On the Relative Roles of the Atmosphere and Ocean in the Atlantic Multidecadal Variability

Impact of Atmospheric Circulation on Temperature, Clouds, and Radiation at Summit Station, Greenland with Self-Organizing Maps

Revisiting the northern mode of East Asian winter monsoon variation and its response to global warming

Carbon and nitrogen cycles

Greenhouse gas production in degrading ice-rich permafrost deposits in northeastern Siberia (open access)

Tundra landscape heterogeneity, not interannual variability, controls the decadal regional carbon balance in the Western Russian Arctic (open access)

Carbon sink despite large deforestation in African tropical dry forests (miombo woodlands) (open access)

A large committed long?term sink of carbon due to vegetation dynamics (open access)

Climate change impacts 


Temperature-related mortality impacts under and beyond Paris Agreement climate change scenarios (open access)

Assessment of the climate potential for tourism. Case study: the North-East Development Region of Romania

Social justice implications of US managed retreat buyout programs

Changes in wood biomass and crop yields in response to projected CO2, O3, nitrogen deposition, and climate

Disentangling effects of climate and land-use change on West African drylands’ forage supply


Quantitative assessment of ecosystem vulnerability to climate change: methodology and application in China (open access)

Long?term change in bioconstruction potential of Maldivian coral reefs following extreme climate anomalies

Challenges for growth of beech and co-occurring conifers in a changing climate context

Effects of climate change on the phenology of Osmia cornifrons: implications for population management

Forecast climate change conditions sustain growth and physiology but hamper reproduction in range-margin populations of a foundation rockweed species

Chronic dryness and wetness and especially pulsed drought threaten a generalist arthropod herbivore

Phenological calendar in some walnut genotypes grown in Romania and its correlations with air temperature

Identifying effects of land use cover changes and climate change on terrestrial ecosystems and carbon stocks in Mexico

Post-disturbance recovery of forest carbon in a temperate forest landscape under climate change

Enhanced gross primary production and evapotranspiration in juniper encroached grasslands

Climate change mitigation

Climate change communication

Climate change in Northern Russia through the prism of public perception

Social science perspectives on drivers of and responses to global climate change (open access)

Would it be Better to Not Talk about Climate Change? The Impact of Climate Change and Air Pollution Frames on Support for Regulating Power Plant Emissions

Perceptions of American and Russian environmental scientists of today’s key environmental issues: a comparative analysis

Exploring the Adaptation-mitigation Relationship: Does Information on the Costs of Adapting to Climate Change Influence Support for Mitigation?

On the Field of Environmental Communication: A Systematic Review of the Peer-Reviewed Literature

Climate Policy

Cost Risk Analysis: Dynamically Consistent Decision-Making under Climate Targets

Energy production

How far can low-carbon energy scenarios reach based on proven technologies?

Seeing clearly in a virtual reality: Tourist reactions to an offshore wind project

Household and industrial electricity demand in Europe

Drop-in biofuels offer strategies for meeting California's 2030 climate mandate (open access)

Differentiated effects of risk perception dimensions on nuclear power acceptance in South Korea

Key determinants of wind energy growth in India: Analysis of policy and non-policy factors

Emission savings

Analysis and development of conceptual model of low-carbon city with a sustainable approach

Carbon and water footprints of Brazilian mango produced in the semiarid region

Predictors of electric vehicle adoption: An analysis of potential electric vehicle drivers in Austria

Climatic responses to future trans?Arctic shipping

Cover crops may cause winter warming in snow?covered regions


The climate effects of increasing ocean albedo: an idealized representation of solar geoengineering (open access)

Other papers

General climate science

Comparison of methods for extracting annual cycle with changing amplitude in climate series


An 800-year high-resolution black carbon ice core record from Lomonosovfonna, Svalbard (open access)

Prolonged Late Permian–Early Triassic hyperthermal: failure of climate regulation?

Linking Glacial?Interglacial States to Multiple Equilibria of Climate (open access)

Observations on Holocene subfossil tree remains from high-elevation sites in the Italian Alps

Abrupt mortality of marine invertebrates at the Younger Dryas-Holocene transition in a shallow inlet of the Goldthwait Sea

Holocene development of subarctic permafrost peatlands in Finnmark, northern Norway

High-elevation mountain hemlock growth as a surrogate for cool-season precipitation in Crater Lake National Park, USA

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