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Abrupt Climate Change
This is an excerpt of a report series produced by the U.S. Climate Change Science Program (CCSP) aimed at providing current assessments of climate change science to inform public debate, policy, and operational decisions. The document contains a list of team members and authors, a memo to Congress, a table of contents, acknowledgements, recommended citations, a synopsis of the full report, and a preface.
Abrupt Climate Change: Summary and Findings
This report summary outlines brief answers to four questions about climate change. Will there be an abrupt change in sea level? Will there be an abrupt change in the hydrologic cycle? Will there be an abrupt change in the atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC)? Will there be abrupt change in atmospheric methane?
Analyses of the Effects of Global Change on Human Health and Welfare and Human Systems
This report focuses on the impacts of global climate change, especially impacts on three bread dimensions of the human condition: human health, human settlements, and human welfare.
Atmosphere Aerosol Properties and Climate Impacts
"This report critically reviews current knowledge about global distributions and properties of atmospheric aerosols, as they relate to aerosol impacts on climate."
Best Practice Approaches for Characterizing, Communicating, and Incorporating Scientific Uncertainty in Climate Decision Making
This report provides a tutorial for the climate analysis and decision-making communities on current best practice in describing and analyzing uncertainty in climate-related problems.
Climate Models: An Assessment of Strengths and Limitations
"This report assesses the strengths and limitations of climate models."
Climate Projections Based on Emissions Scenarios for Long-Lived and Short-Lived Radiatively Active Gases and Aerosols
"The stated purpose for this report is to provide information to those who use climate model outputs to assess the potential effects of human activities on climate, air quality, and ecosystem behavior."
Decision-Support Experiments and Evaluations using Seasonal-toInterannual Forecasts and Observational Data: A Focus on Water Resources
A report summarizing current knowledge of climate change and evaluating the extent and development of this current knowledge for future scientific studies and planning.
The Effects of Climate Change on Agriculture, Land Resources, Water resources, and Biodiversity in the United States
A report which provides an assessment of the effects of climate change on U.S. agriculture, land resources, water resources, and biodiversity.
Effects of Climate Change on Energy Production and Use in the United States
"This report summarizes what is currently known about effects of climate change on energy production and use in the United States."
Effects of Climate Change on Energy Production and Use in the United States
"This report summarizes what is currently known about effects of climate change on energy production and use in the United States."
The First State of the Carbon Cycle Report (SOCCR): The North American Carbon Budget and Implications for the Global Carbon Cycle
"This report provides a synthesis and integration of the current knowledge of the North American carbon budget and its context within the global carbon cycle."
Global-Change Scenarios: Their Development and Use
"This report examines the development and use of scenarios in global climate change applications."
Impacts of Climate Change and Variability on Transportation Systems and Infrastructure: Gulf Coast Study, Phase I
This report summarizes a case study which investigated how climate change may affect the transportation sector in the United States.
Past Climate Variability and Change in the Arctic and at High Latitudes
This report discusses changes in temperature as well as land and sea ice mass and its effects on ecosystems and sea level.
Preliminary Review of Adaptation Options for Climate-Sensitive Ecosystems and Resources
A report which focuses on federally managed lands and waters to provide a "Preliminary Review of Adaption Options for Climate-Sensitive Ecosystems and Resources."
Reanalysis of Historical Climate Data for Key Atmospheric Features: Implications for Attribution of Causes of Observed Change
"This Product addresses the strengths and limitations of current reanalysis products in documenting, integrating, and advancing knowledge of the climate system."
Scenarios of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Atmospheric Concentrations
This report provides studies on greenhouse gas emissions and atmospheric concentrations which focuses on questions raised by decision-makers regarding U.S. climate change.
Temperature Trends in the Lower Atmosphere: Steps for Understanding and Reconciling Differences
This report focuses on understanding the causes of the differences between the atmospheric trends from the surface through the troposphere to the lower stratosphere.
Thresholds of Climate Change in Ecosystems
This report provides a synthesis of the present state of scientific understanding to the climate and decision making communities on potential abrupt state changes or regime shifts in ecosystems in response to climate change.
Trends in Emissions of Ozone-Depleting Substances, Ozone Layer Recovery, and Implications for Ultraviolet Radiation Exposure
This report discusses Earth's climate change and its causes.
Uses and Limitations of Observations, Data, Forecasts, and Other Projections in Decision Support for Selected Sectors and Regions
This report examines the current and prospective contributions of Earth science information in decision-support activities and their relationship to climate change science.
Weather and Climate Extremes in a Changing Climate
A report which discusses extreme weather and how their impacts are changing due to human pollution and global warming.
Effects of Climate Change on Energy Production and Use in the United States
This report focuses on how climate change has impacted energy production and use in the United States.