Brönnimann, Stefan

Climate Variability and Extremes during the Past 100 Years

Climate Variability and Extremes during the Past 100 Years


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Table of contents

I. The Observational Climate Record

1. A Focus on Climate During the Past 100 Years
S. Brönnimann, T. Ewen, J. Luterbacher, H. F. Diaz, R. S. Stolarski, U. Neu

2. From the Bottom to the Stratosphere Arctic Climate Features as Seen from the First International Polar Year (1882–1883) Until the End of World War II
C. Lüdecke

3. Arctic Sea Ice Data Sets in the Context of Climate Change During the 20th Century
G. V. Alekseev, S. I. Kuzmina, A. P. Nagurny, N. E. Ivanov

4. The Evolving SST Record from ICOADS
S. D. Woodruff, H. F. Diaz, E. C. Kent, R. W. Reynolds, S. J. Worley

5. Upper-air Temperature Trends: Current Problems and Some Recent Results
A. M. Sterin, V. M. Khan, K. G. Rubinshtein

6. Atmospheric Reanalyses and Climate Variations
S. Uppala, A. Simmons, D. Dee, P. Kållberg, J.-N. Thépaut

7. Constructing Climate Quality Atmospheric Temperatures from Satellite Microwave Measurements
C. A. Mears

8. Total Ozone Observations During the Past 80 Years
S. Brönnimann, C. Vogler, J. Staehelin, R. Stolarski, G. Hansen

II. Climate Trends: Forcings and Processes

9. Arctic Sea Ice Variability During the Last Half Century
J. Stroeve, W. Maslowski

10. Decadal Changes in Surface Radiative Fluxes and Their Role in Global Climate Change
M. Wild

11. Observed Interdecadal Changes in Cloudiness: Real or Spurious?
J. R. Norris

12. The Role of Land-Atmosphere Interactions for Climate Variability in Europe
S. I. Seneviratne, R. Stöckli

13. Aerosol Effects on Precipitation Locally and Globally
U. Lohmann

III. Climate Variability and Extremes

14. Human Activity and Climate Change in Africa
H. Paeth

15. Impacts of Climate Variability, Trends and NAO on 20th Century European Plant Phenology
A. Menzel, N. Estrella, C. Schleip

16. Summer Heat Waves in Western Europe, Their Past Change and Future Projections
P. M. Della-Marta, M. Beniston

17. Distribution Changes of Seasonal Mean Temperature in Observations and Climate Change Scenarios
S. C. Scherrer, M. A. Liniger, C. Appenzeller, S. C. Scherrer, M. A. Liniger, C. Appenzeller

IV. Chemical Changes and the Variability of the Stratosphere

18. Long-term Tropospheric Ozone Trends: A Critical Review
J. Staehelin, C. Schnadt Poberaj, J. Staehelin, C. Schnadt Poberaj

19. Simulation of Long-term Evolution of Stratospheric Dynamics and Chemistry: Role of Natural and Anthropogenic Forcings
M. Dameris, R. Deckert, M. Dameris, R. Deckert

20. Dynamical Changes in the Arctic and Antarctic Stratosphere During Spring
U. Langematz, M. Kunze, U. Langematz, M. Kunze

21. Creating Knowledge from the Confrontation of Observations and Models: The Case of Stratospheric Ozone
G. P. Brasseur, G. P. Brasseur

22. Response of the Earth’s Atmosphere to the Solar Irradiance Variability
E. Rozanov, T. Egorova, W. Schmutz, E. Rozanov, T. Egorova, W. Schmutz

23. Stratospheric Ozone Variations Caused by Solar Proton Events Between 1963 and 2005
C. H. Jackman, E. L. Fleming, C. H. Jackman, E. L. Fleming

24. Sunspots, the QBO, and the Stratosphere in the North Polar Region: An Update
K. Labitzke, M. Kunze, S. Brönnimann, K. Labitzke, M. Kunze, S. Brönnimann


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Keywords: SCIENCE / Environmental Science SCI026000

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