Fehrenbacher Biogeochemistry and Paleoclimate Lab
Resources for the ExplorIt Climate Reality/Paleoclimate Talk
Below is a list of some of the topics I discussed in my talk. If a study is behind a paywall, I provided a link to an accessible summary.
What is paleoclimatology?
How does the greenhouse effect work?
Summer northern hemisphere warming: James Hansen et al., 2010
"Perception of climate change,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Global temperature anomalies from 1880 to 2015
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, “State of the Climate: Global Analysis – October 2015,” November 2015.
Record temperatures 2000-2015:
“NASA, NOAA Analyses Reveal Record-Shattering Global Warm Temperatures in 2015,” National Aeronautics and Space Administration, January 20, 2016.
February 2016 Temperature Record:
This paper is behind a paywall:
Industrial-era global ocean heat uptake doubles in recent decades
Nature climate change, Vol 6, April 2016
Read a summary posted by Climate Central here:
Deep ocean waters trap vast store of heat
Storms and rainfall in a warmer world:
NASA Earth Observatory, “In a Warming World, the Storms May Be Fewer but Stronger,” last accessed March 7, 2016.
Record-breaking precipitation events under global warming (behind a paywall)
Free summary on Science Daily:
Wildfires and a warmer climate:
Changes in species diversity:
Climate change impacts on marine ecosystems:
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