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PowerPoint Web Notes: Climatology and Climate Change

Papers cited in lecture notes or used in their preparation:

IPCC Reports:

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change - 4th Assessment - Working Group 1 Report - 2007 (cached copy)

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change - 4th Assessment - Synthesis Report - 2007 (cached copy)

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change - 5th Assessment - Working Group 1 Report - 2013 (cached copy)

My list of yet-to-be-resolved topics:

Water Vapor to Cloud Conversion:

Fasullo & Trenbeth, A Less Cloudy Future: The Role of Subtropical Subsidence in Climate Sensitivity, Science 338, 792-94 - 2012 (link)

Brown & Caldeira, Greater Future Global Warming Inferred from Earth’s Recent Energy Budget, Nature 552, 45-50 - 2017 (link

Deep Ocean Temperature:

Michon Scott, Earth's Big Heat Bucket, NASA Earth Observatory, 2006 (link / cached copy)

Ocean Heat Reveals More About Climate, National Centers for Environmental Information, NOAA - 2017 (link / cached copy)

Ocean Absorption of Carbon Dioxide More than Makes Up for Methane Emissions from Seafloor Methane Seeps, USGS, 2017 (link / cached copy

Methane Clathrate, Wikipedia (link)

Julia Dohner, Is the Deep Ocean Warming Too? Oceanbites.org (link / cached copy)

Cheng et al., Improved Estimates of Ocean Heat Content from 1960 to 2015, Science Advances  3, 2017 (link / cached copy)

Hausfather et al., Assessing Recent Warming Using Instrumentally Homogeneous Sea Surface Temperature Records, Science Advances  4, 2017 (link / cached copy)

Study Confirms Steady Warming of Oceans for Past 75 years, Phys Org / News - 2017 (link / cached copy)

Study Finds Earth’s Ocean Abyss Has Not Warmed, NASA, October 2014 (link / cached copy)

Ocean Currents:

Nicola Jones, How Climate Change Could Jam The World’s Ocean Circulation, Yale Environment 360, September 2016 (link / cached copy)

Johanna Miller, Ocean Currents Respond to Climate Change in Unexpected Ways, Physics Today 70 (1) 2017 (link / cached copy)

Rizzoli and Stone, The Role of Oceans in Climate Change, MIT Faculty Newsletter (link / cached copy)