Representative pre-CERES work by the CERES team 

 

1.   Evaluating the human-caused and natural contributions to recent global warming

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Relevant journal article:

Soon, R. Connolly and M. Connolly, 2015. Re-evaluating the role of solar variability on Northern Hemisphere temperature trends since the 19th century. Earth-Science Reviews. Vol. 150, p409-452. Link to journal abstract ; Link to pre-print pdf.

 

2.  Assessing scientific opinion on the relative roles of natural and human-caused factors in recent climate change

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Relevant journal article:

D. R. Legates, W. Soon, W.M. Briggs and C. Monckton of Brenchley, 2015. “Climate Consensus and ‘Misinformation’: A Rejoinder to Agnotology, Scientific Consensus, and the Teaching and Learning of Climate Change”. Science and Education. Vol. 24, pp299-318, Link to journal abstract ; Link to pre-print pdf.

 

3.  Comparing the current and early 20th century warm periods in China

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Relevant journal article:

W.-H. Soon, R. Connolly, M. Connolly, P. O’Neill, J. Zheng, Q. Ge, Z. Hao and H. Yan, 2018. Comparing the current and early 20th century warm periods in China. Earth-Science Reviews. Vol. 185, p80-101. Link to journal abstract ; Link to pre-print pdf.

 

4.  Estimating Arctic sea ice trends before the satellite era

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Relevant journal article:

Connolly, M. Connolly and W. Soon, 2017. Re-calibration of Arctic sea ice extent datasets using Arctic surface air temperature records. Hydrological Sciences Journal, Vol. 62, pp 1317-1340. Link to journal abstract ; Link to pre-print pdf.

 

 

5.  Studying how and why climate change varies with latitude from the equator to the poles

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Relevant journal articles:

Soon and Legates, 2013. Solar irradiance modulation of Equator-to-Pole (Arctic) temperature gradients: Empirical evidence for climate variation on multi-decadal timescales. Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics. Vol. 93, pp45-56. Link to journal abstract ; Link to pre-print pdf.

Yan, Wei, Soon et al. (2015). Dynamics of the intertropical convergence zone over the western Pacific during the Little Ice Age. Nature Geoscience, Vol. 8, p315-320. Link to journal abstract ; Link to pre-print pdf.