Status of Climate Change Research

  • G. Thomas FarmerEmail author
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Environmental Science book series (BRIEFSENVIRONMENTAL)


This chapter contains an overview of research in climate change science. Research ongoing and recent publications concerning each topic in Chap.  1. Topics of climate change research, such as temperature change on land and sea, impacts of climate change on glacial ice, the extent of permafrost and its carbon content, research into the carbon cycle, ocean acidification and circulation, and General Circulation Climate Models (GCMs) as well as the biology affected by climate change are discussed with references given.


CMIP5 Permafrost Moraine PDO Weart Fourier NCDC BEST LGM Holocene Anthropocene Atmosphere Stratosphere Sangamonian Eemian John Cook Petagram CERES ICOS 0.9 °C ICOADS David Archer Fast carbon Slow carbon Carbon Carbon cycle TERRA Albedo Argo MODIS GHCN Homo sapiens ENSO MSUs Microwave sounding units Solubility pumps Biological Solubility Cryosphere Scripps La Jolla GTNP Tibetan plateau NASA NOAA NSF Virkisjökull Greenland Antarctica Sea ice Larsen B PETM Pleistocene Pliocene Anthropocene GRACE La Niña 121314CMIP5 Atlantic Pacific Indian GtC Tyndall Arrhenius 

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  1. 1.Farmer EnterprisesLas CrucesUSA

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