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16 Sep 2020
An investigation of weighting schemes suitable for incorporating large ensembles into multi-model ensembles
Anna Louise Merrifield, Lukas Brunner, Ruth Lorenz, Iselin Medhaug, and Reto Knutti
Earth Syst. Dynam., 11, 807–834,,, 2020
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27 Aug 2020
Groundwater storage dynamics in the world's large aquifer systems from GRACE: uncertainty and role of extreme precipitation
Mohammad Shamsudduha and Richard G. Taylor
Earth Syst. Dynam., 11, 755–774,,, 2020
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19 Aug 2020
ESD Ideas: Global climate response scenarios for IPCC assessments
Rowan T. Sutton and Ed Hawkins
Earth Syst. Dynam., 11, 751–754,,, 2020
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17 Aug 2020
Emergent constraints on transient climate response (TCR) and equilibrium climate sensitivity (ECS) from historical warming in CMIP5 and CMIP6 models
Femke J. M. M. Nijsse, Peter M. Cox, and Mark S. Williamson
Earth Syst. Dynam., 11, 737–750,,, 2020
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04 Aug 2020
Relating climate sensitivity indices to projection uncertainty
Benjamin Sanderson
Earth Syst. Dynam., 11, 721–735,,, 2020
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03 Aug 2020
Incremental improvements of 2030 targets insufficient to achieve the Paris Agreement goals
Andreas Geiges, Alexander Nauels, Paola Yanguas Parra, Marina Andrijevic, William Hare, Peter Pfleiderer, Michiel Schaeffer, and Carl-Friedrich Schleussner
Earth Syst. Dynam., 11, 697–708,,, 2020
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24 Jul 2020
Impact of environmental changes and land management practices on wheat production in India
Shilpa Gahlot, Tzu-Shun Lin, Atul K. Jain, Somnath Baidya Roy, Vinay K. Sehgal, and Rajkumar Dhakar
Earth Syst. Dynam., 11, 641–652,,, 2020
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25 Jun 2020
The role of prior assumptions in carbon budget calculations
Benjamin Sanderson
Earth Syst. Dynam., 11, 563–577,,, 2020
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08 Apr 2020
Statistical estimation of global surface temperature response to forcing under the assumption of temporal scaling
Eirik Myrvoll-Nilsen, Sigrunn Holbek Sørbye, Hege-Beate Fredriksen, Håvard Rue, and Martin Rypdal
Earth Syst. Dynam., 11, 329–345,,, 2020
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20 Mar 2020
Back to the future II: tidal evolution of four supercontinent scenarios
Hannah S. Davies, J. A. Mattias Green, and Joao C. Duarte
Earth Syst. Dynam., 11, 291–299,,, 2020
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25 Feb 2020
Earth system data cubes unravel global multivariate dynamics
Miguel D. Mahecha, Fabian Gans, Gunnar Brandt, Rune Christiansen, Sarah E. Cornell, Normann Fomferra, Guido Kraemer, Jonas Peters, Paul Bodesheim, Gustau Camps-Valls, Jonathan F. Donges, Wouter Dorigo, Lina M. Estupinan-Suarez, Victor H. Gutierrez-Velez, Martin Gutwin, Martin Jung, Maria C. Londoño, Diego G. Miralles, Phillip Papastefanou, and Markus Reichstein
Earth Syst. Dynam., 11, 201–234,,, 2020
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11 Feb 2020
A multi-model analysis of teleconnected crop yield variability in a range of cropping systems
Matias Heino, Joseph H. A. Guillaume, Christoph Müller, Toshichika Iizumi, and Matti Kummu
Earth Syst. Dynam., 11, 113–128,,, 2020
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17 Jan 2020
ESD Ideas: Why are glaciations slower than deglaciations?
Christine Ramadhin and Chuixiang Yi
Earth Syst. Dynam., 11, 13–16,,, 2020
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04 Dec 2019
Societal breakdown as an emergent property of large-scale behavioural models of land use change
Calum Brown, Bumsuk Seo, and Mark Rounsevell
Earth Syst. Dynam., 10, 809–845,,, 2019
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13 Nov 2019
Evaluating climate emulation: fundamental impulse testing of simple climate models
Adria K. Schwarber, Steven J. Smith, Corinne A. Hartin, Benjamin Aaron Vega-Westhoff, and Ryan Sriver
Earth Syst. Dynam., 10, 729–739,,, 2019
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07 Nov 2019
Meeting climate targets by direct CO2 injections: what price would the ocean have to pay?
Fabian Reith, Wolfgang Koeve, David P. Keller, Julia Getzlaff, and Andreas Oschlies
Earth Syst. Dynam., 10, 711–727,,, 2019
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15 Oct 2019
Modeling forest plantations for carbon uptake with the LPJmL dynamic global vegetation model
Maarten C. Braakhekke, Jonathan C. Doelman, Peter Baas, Christoph Müller, Sibyll Schaphoff, Elke Stehfest, and Detlef P. van Vuuren
Earth Syst. Dynam., 10, 617–630,,, 2019
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14 Jun 2019
Including the efficacy of land ice changes in deriving climate sensitivity from paleodata
Lennert B. Stap, Peter Köhler, and Gerrit Lohmann
Earth Syst. Dynam., 10, 333–345,,, 2019
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24 Apr 2019
ESD Ideas: Propagation of high-frequency forcing to ice age dynamics
Mikhail Y. Verbitsky, Michel Crucifix, and Dmitry M. Volobuev
Earth Syst. Dynam., 10, 257–260,,, 2019
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21 Feb 2019
The role of moisture transport for precipitation in the inter-annual and inter-daily fluctuations of the Arctic sea ice extension
Luis Gimeno-Sotelo, Raquel Nieto, Marta Vázquez, and Luis Gimeno
Earth Syst. Dynam., 10, 121–133,,, 2019
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04 Jan 2019
ESD Ideas: Photoelectrochemical carbon removal as negative emission technology
Matthias M. May and Kira Rehfeld
Earth Syst. Dynam., 10, 1–7,,, 2019
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05 Dec 2018
Light absorption by marine cyanobacteria affects tropical climate mean state and variability
Hanna Paulsen, Tatiana Ilyina, Johann H. Jungclaus, Katharina D. Six, and Irene Stemmler
Earth Syst. Dynam., 9, 1283–1300,,, 2018
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12 Nov 2018
ESD Ideas: The stochastic climate model shows that underestimated Holocene trends and variability represent two sides of the same coin
Gerrit Lohmann
Earth Syst. Dynam., 9, 1279–1281,,, 2018
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06 Nov 2018
Cascading transitions in the climate system
Mark M. Dekker, Anna S. von der Heydt, and Henk A. Dijkstra
Earth Syst. Dynam., 9, 1243–1260,,, 2018
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12 Oct 2018
The climate of a retrograde rotating Earth
Uwe Mikolajewicz, Florian Ziemen, Guido Cioni, Martin Claussen, Klaus Fraedrich, Marvin Heidkamp, Cathy Hohenegger, Diego Jimenez de la Cuesta, Marie-Luise Kapsch, Alexander Lemburg, Thorsten Mauritsen, Katharina Meraner, Niklas Röber, Hauke Schmidt, Katharina D. Six, Irene Stemmler, Talia Tamarin-Brodsky, Alexander Winkler, Xiuhua Zhu, and Bjorn Stevens
Earth Syst. Dynam., 9, 1191–1215,,, 2018
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21 Sep 2018
Diurnal land surface energy balance partitioning estimated from the thermodynamic limit of a cold heat engine
Axel Kleidon and Maik Renner
Earth Syst. Dynam., 9, 1127–1140,,, 2018
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30 Aug 2018
The point of no return for climate action: effects of climate uncertainty and risk tolerance
Matthias Aengenheyster, Qing Yi Feng, Frederick van der Ploeg, and Henk A. Dijkstra
Earth Syst. Dynam., 9, 1085–1095,,, 2018
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30 Aug 2018
Varying soil moisture–atmosphere feedbacks explain divergent temperature extremes and precipitation projections in central Europe
Martha M. Vogel, Jakob Zscheischler, and Sonia I. Seneviratne
Earth Syst. Dynam., 9, 1107–1125,,, 2018
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29 Aug 2018
Population exposure to droughts in China under the 1.5 °C global warming target
Jie Chen, Yujie Liu, Tao Pan, Yanhua Liu, Fubao Sun, and Quansheng Ge
Earth Syst. Dynam., 9, 1097–1106,,, 2018
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21 Aug 2018
Improving the representation of anthropogenic CO2 emissions in climate models: impact of a new parameterization for the Community Earth System Model (CESM)
Andrés Navarro, Raúl Moreno, and Francisco J. Tapiador
Earth Syst. Dynam., 9, 1045–1062,,, 2018
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17 Aug 2018
A quantitative approach to evaluating the GWP timescale through implicit discount rates
Marcus C. Sarofim and Michael R. Giordano
Earth Syst. Dynam., 9, 1013–1024,,, 2018
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23 Jul 2018
Using network theory and machine learning to predict El Niño
Peter D. Nooteboom, Qing Yi Feng, Cristóbal López, Emilio Hernández-García, and Henk A. Dijkstra
Earth Syst. Dynam., 9, 969–983,,, 2018
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04 Jul 2018
Moisture transport and Antarctic sea ice: austral spring 2016 event
Monica Ionita, Patrick Scholz, Klaus Grosfeld, and Renate Treffeisen
Earth Syst. Dynam., 9, 939–954,,, 2018
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21 Jun 2018
Climate sensitivity estimates – sensitivity to radiative forcing time series and observational data
Ragnhild Bieltvedt Skeie, Terje Berntsen, Magne Aldrin, Marit Holden, and Gunnar Myhre
Earth Syst. Dynam., 9, 879–894,,, 2018
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14 Jun 2018
On the social dynamics of moisture recycling
Patrick W. Keys and Lan Wang-Erlandsson
Earth Syst. Dynam., 9, 829–847,,, 2018
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13 Jun 2018
Hazards of decreasing marine oxygen: the near-term and millennial-scale benefits of meeting the Paris climate targets
Gianna Battaglia and Fortunat Joos
Earth Syst. Dynam., 9, 797–816,,, 2018
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07 Jun 2018
Two drastically different climate states on an Earth-like terra-planet
Sirisha Kalidindi, Christian H. Reick, Thomas Raddatz, and Martin Claussen
Earth Syst. Dynam., 9, 739–756,,, 2018
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06 Jun 2018
Assessing the impact of a future volcanic eruption on decadal predictions
Sebastian Illing, Christopher Kadow, Holger Pohlmann, and Claudia Timmreck
Earth Syst. Dynam., 9, 701–715,,, 2018
18 May 2018
Estimating sowing and harvest dates based on the Asian summer monsoon
Camilla Mathison, Chetan Deva, Pete Falloon, and Andrew J. Challinor
Earth Syst. Dynam., 9, 563–592,,, 2018
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17 May 2018
Analytically tractable climate–carbon cycle feedbacks under 21st century anthropogenic forcing
Steven J. Lade, Jonathan F. Donges, Ingo Fetzer, John M. Anderies, Christian Beer, Sarah E. Cornell, Thomas Gasser, Jon Norberg, Katherine Richardson, Johan Rockström, and Will Steffen
Earth Syst. Dynam., 9, 507–523,,, 2018
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13 Mar 2018
Thermodynamics of saline and fresh water mixing in estuaries
Zhilin Zhang and Hubert H. G. Savenije
Earth Syst. Dynam., 9, 241–247,,, 2018
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20 Dec 2017
Synergy between land use and climate change increases future fire risk in Amazon forests
Yannick Le Page, Douglas Morton, Corinne Hartin, Ben Bond-Lamberty, José Miguel Cardoso Pereira, George Hurtt, and Ghassem Asrar
Earth Syst. Dynam., 8, 1237–1246,,, 2017
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11 Dec 2017
Structure and functioning of the acid–base system in the Baltic Sea
Karol Kuliński, Bernd Schneider, Beata Szymczycha, and Marcin Stokowski
Earth Syst. Dynam., 8, 1107–1120,,, 2017
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08 Nov 2017
Towards representing human behavior and decision making in Earth system models – an overview of techniques and approaches
Finn Müller-Hansen, Maja Schlüter, Michael Mäs, Jonathan F. Donges, Jakob J. Kolb, Kirsten Thonicke, and Jobst Heitzig
Earth Syst. Dynam., 8, 977–1007,,, 2017
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25 Sep 2017
An explanation for the different climate sensitivities of land and ocean surfaces based on the diurnal cycle
Axel Kleidon and Maik Renner
Earth Syst. Dynam., 8, 849–864,,, 2017
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19 Sep 2017
Community climate simulations to assess avoided impacts in 1.5 and 2  °C futures
Benjamin M. Sanderson, Yangyang Xu, Claudia Tebaldi, Michael Wehner, Brian O'Neill, Alexandra Jahn, Angeline G. Pendergrass, Flavio Lehner, Warren G. Strand, Lei Lin, Reto Knutti, and Jean Francois Lamarque
Earth Syst. Dynam., 8, 827–847,,, 2017
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18 Jul 2017
Young people's burden: requirement of negative CO2 emissions
James Hansen, Makiko Sato, Pushker Kharecha, Karina von Schuckmann, David J. Beerling, Junji Cao, Shaun Marcott, Valerie Masson-Delmotte, Michael J. Prather, Eelco J. Rohling, Jeremy Shakun, Pete Smith, Andrew Lacis, Gary Russell, and Reto Ruedy
Earth Syst. Dynam., 8, 577–616,,, 2017
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11 Jul 2017
River logjams cause frequent large-scale forest die-off events in southwestern Amazonia
Umberto Lombardo
Earth Syst. Dynam., 8, 565–575,,, 2017
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05 Jul 2017
Non-linear intensification of Sahel rainfall as a possible dynamic response to future warming
Jacob Schewe and Anders Levermann
Earth Syst. Dynam., 8, 495–505,,, 2017
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30 Jun 2017
The importance of terrestrial weathering changes in multimillennial recovery of the global carbon cycle: a two-dimensional perspective
Marc-Olivier Brault, H. Damon Matthews, and Lawrence A. Mysak
Earth Syst. Dynam., 8, 455–475,,, 2017
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18 May 2017
The polar amplification asymmetry: role of Antarctic surface height
Marc Salzmann
Earth Syst. Dynam., 8, 323–336,,, 2017
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10 Apr 2017
Accounting for the climate–carbon feedback in emission metrics
Thomas Gasser, Glen P. Peters, Jan S. Fuglestvedt, William J. Collins, Drew T. Shindell, and Philippe Ciais
Earth Syst. Dynam., 8, 235–253,,, 2017
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27 Mar 2017
Drought and flood in the Anthropocene: feedback mechanisms in reservoir operation
Giuliano Di Baldassarre, Fabian Martinez, Zahra Kalantari, and Alberto Viglione
Earth Syst. Dynam., 8, 225–233,,, 2017
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01 Nov 2016
Towards improved and more routine Earth system model evaluation in CMIP
Veronika Eyring, Peter J. Gleckler, Christoph Heinze, Ronald J. Stouffer, Karl E. Taylor, V. Balaji, Eric Guilyardi, Sylvie Joussaume, Stephan Kindermann, Bryan N. Lawrence, Gerald A. Meehl, Mattia Righi, and Dean N. Williams
Earth Syst. Dynam., 7, 813–830,,, 2016
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29 Aug 2016
Why CO2 cools the middle atmosphere – a consolidating model perspective
Helge F. Goessling and Sebastian Bathiany
Earth Syst. Dynam., 7, 697–715,,, 2016
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23 Aug 2016
Hemispherically asymmetric volcanic forcing of tropical hydroclimate during the last millennium
Christopher M. Colose, Allegra N. LeGrande, and Mathias Vuille
Earth Syst. Dynam., 7, 681–696,,, 2016
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28 Jun 2016
Spatial and temporal variations in plant water-use efficiency inferred from tree-ring, eddy covariance and atmospheric observations
Stefan C. Dekker, Margriet Groenendijk, Ben B. B. Booth, Chris Huntingford, and Peter M. Cox
Earth Syst. Dynam., 7, 525–533,,, 2016
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10 May 2016
Alluvial plain dynamics in the southern Amazonian foreland basin
Umberto Lombardo
Earth Syst. Dynam., 7, 453–467,,, 2016
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22 Apr 2016
Revolutions in energy input and material cycling in Earth history and human history
Timothy M. Lenton, Peter-Paul Pichler, and Helga Weisz
Earth Syst. Dynam., 7, 353–370,,, 2016
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13 Apr 2016
Early warning signals of tipping points in periodically forced systems
Mark S. Williamson, Sebastian Bathiany, and Timothy M. Lenton
Earth Syst. Dynam., 7, 313–326,,, 2016
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11 Mar 2016
Imprints of climate forcings in global gridded temperature data
Jiří Mikšovský, Eva Holtanová, and Petr Pišoft
Earth Syst. Dynam., 7, 231–249,,, 2016
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10 Mar 2016
Delaying future sea-level rise by storing water in Antarctica
K. Frieler, M. Mengel, and A. Levermann
Earth Syst. Dynam., 7, 203–210,,, 2016
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13 Jul 2015
Decomposing uncertainties in the future terrestrial carbon budget associated with emission scenarios, climate projections, and ecosystem simulations using the ISI-MIP results
K. Nishina, A. Ito, P. Falloon, A. D. Friend, D. J. Beerling, P. Ciais, D. B. Clark, R. Kahana, E. Kato, W. Lucht, M. Lomas, R. Pavlick, S. Schaphoff, L. Warszawaski, and T. Yokohata
Earth Syst. Dynam., 6, 435–445,,, 2015
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08 Oct 2013
Critical impacts of global warming on land ecosystems
S. Ostberg, W. Lucht, S. Schaphoff, and D. Gerten
Earth Syst. Dynam., 4, 347–357,,, 2013
16 Sep 2013
The impact of nitrogen and phosphorous limitation on the estimated terrestrial carbon balance and warming of land use change over the last 156 yr
Q. Zhang, A. J. Pitman, Y. P. Wang, Y. J. Dai, and P. J. Lawrence
Earth Syst. Dynam., 4, 333–345,,, 2013
02 Sep 2013
Climate response to imposed solar radiation reductions in high latitudes
M. C. MacCracken, H.-J. Shin, K. Caldeira, and G. A. Ban-Weiss
Earth Syst. Dynam., 4, 301–315,,, 2013
28 Aug 2013
Consistent increase in Indian monsoon rainfall and its variability across CMIP-5 models
A. Menon, A. Levermann, J. Schewe, J. Lehmann, and K. Frieler
Earth Syst. Dynam., 4, 287–300,,, 2013
31 Jul 2013
Carbon farming in hot, dry coastal areas: an option for climate change mitigation
K. Becker, V. Wulfmeyer, T. Berger, J. Gebel, and W. Münch
Earth Syst. Dynam., 4, 237–251,,, 2013
08 Apr 2013
Scenario and modelling uncertainty in global mean temperature change derived from emission-driven global climate models
B. B. B. Booth, D. Bernie, D. McNeall, E. Hawkins, J. Caesar, C. Boulton, P. Friedlingstein, and D. M. H. Sexton
Earth Syst. Dynam., 4, 95–108,,, 2013
23 Jan 2013
A scaling approach to project regional sea level rise and its uncertainties
M. Perrette, F. Landerer, R. Riva, K. Frieler, and M. Meinshausen
Earth Syst. Dynam., 4, 11–29,,, 2013
26 Nov 2012
Effects of land cover change on temperature and rainfall extremes in multi-model ensemble simulations
A. J. Pitman, N. de Noblet-Ducoudré, F. B. Avila, L. V. Alexander, J.-P. Boisier, V. Brovkin, C. Delire, F. Cruz, M. G. Donat, V. Gayler, B. van den Hurk, C. Reick, and A. Voldoire
Earth Syst. Dynam., 3, 213–231,,, 2012
20 Nov 2012
Urbanization suitability maps: a dynamic spatial decision support system for sustainable land use
M. Cerreta and P. De Toro
Earth Syst. Dynam., 3, 157–171,,, 2012
14 Nov 2012
Technology and human purpose: the problem of solids transport on the Earth's surface
P. K. Haff
Earth Syst. Dynam., 3, 149–156,,, 2012
06 Jun 2012
Solar irradiance reduction to counteract radiative forcing from a quadrupling of CO2: climate responses simulated by four earth system models
H. Schmidt, K. Alterskjær, D. Bou Karam, O. Boucher, A. Jones, J. E. Kristjánsson, U. Niemeier, M. Schulz, A. Aaheim, F. Benduhn, M. Lawrence, and C. Timmreck
Earth Syst. Dynam., 3, 63–78,,, 2012
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