New publication: Blocking view of the stratosphere-troposphere coupling

Posted on 28th July 2014

Davini, P., Cagnazzo, C., Anstey, J. A.(2014) Blocking view of the stratosphere-troposphere coupling, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 2169-8996, DOI 10.1002/2014JD021703 Abstract Dynamical influence from the stratosphere is known to play a role in shaping the wintertime tropospheric circulation patterns. Observations suggest that this influence is strongest following weak and strong polar vortex events, termed […]

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New publication: Beyond climatological extremes – assessing how the odds of hydrometeorological extreme events in South-East Europe change in a warming climate

Posted on 15th July 2014

Sebastian Sippel, F E. L. Otto (2014) Beyond climatological extremes – assessing how the odds of hydrometeorological extreme events in South-East Europe change in a warming climate Climatic Change DOI 10.1007/s10584-014-1153-9 Abstract With record breaking heat waves, dryness, and floods in several parts of the world in recent years the question arises whether and to […]

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New publication: Thermodynamics, economics and systems thinking: What role for air capture of CO2?

Posted on 15th July 2014

C. Pritchard, A. Yang, P. Holmes, M. Wilkinson (2014) Thermodynamics, economics and systems thinking: What role for air capture of CO2? Process Safety and Environmental Protection DOI: 10.1016/j.psep.2014.06.011 Abstract Air capture has recently been advanced by several parties as a solution to the problem of constraining–and ultimately reducing–atmospheric CO2 in response to climate change. However, […]

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New publication: Effect of a Jurassic oceanic anoxic event on belemnite ecology and evolution

Posted on 15th July 2014

Clemens Vinzenz Ullmanna, Nicolas Thibault, Micha Ruhl, Stephen P. Hesselbo and Christoph Korte (2014) Effect of a Jurassic oceanic anoxic event on belemnite ecology and evolution PNAS doi: 10.1073/pnas.1320156111 Abstract The Toarcian oceanic anoxic event (T-OAE; ∼183 million y ago) is possibly the most extreme episode of widespread ocean oxygen deficiency in the Phanerozoic, coinciding […]

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New publication: To what extent did changes in July temperature influence Lateglacial vegetation patterns in NW Europe?

Posted on 15th July 2014

Hilary H. Birks, H. John B. Birks (2014) To what extent did changes in July temperature influence Late glacial vegetation patterns in NW Europe? Quaternary Science Reviews DOI: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2014.06.024 Abstract What was the impact of July temperature changes on vegetation patterns during the Lateglacial period in north-west Europe? Chironomid-inferred mean July air temperature estimates (C-Tjul) […]

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