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Long-Term Climate Monitoring by the Global Climate Observing System

Proceedings

Edited By: Thomas R Karl

518 pages, Figs, tabs

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1996 | #52634 | ISBN: 0792338561
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Proceedings of a 1995 International Meeting, North Carolina. Reprinted from Climatic Change 31:2-4.


Contents

The Global Climate Observing System (GCOS). An Editorial; T. Spence, J. Townshend. Long-Term Climate Monitoring by the Global Climate Observing System (GCOS). An Editorial; T. Karl, et al. Long-Term Climate Monitoring by the Global Climate Observing System. Report of Breakout Group A - Climate Forcings and Feedbacks. An Editorial; C. Miller, F. Bretherton. Long-Term Climate Monitoring by the Global Climate Observing System. Report of Breakout Group B - Climate Responses and Feedbacks. An Editorial; K.E. Trenberth. Long-Term Climate Monitoring by the Global Climate Observing System (GCOS). Report of Breakout Group C - Climate Impacts. An Editorial; W.E. Easterling. Critical Issues for Long-Term Climate Monitoring; T.R. Karl, et al. Toward a Scientific Centered Climate Monitoring System; J.D. Mahlman. Long-Term Climate Monitoring and Extreme Events; N. Nicholls. Low-Cost Long-Term Monitoring of Global Climate Forcings and Feedbacks; J. Hansen, et al. Regional Climate Changes as Simulated in Time-Slice Experiments; U. Cubash, et al. Monitoring Changes of Clouds; W.B. Rossow, B. Cairns. On Detecting Long-Term Changes in Atmospheric Moisture; W.P. Elliott. Long-Term Observations for Monitoring of the Cryosphere; J.E. Walsh. Satellite Monitoring of Global Land Cover Changes and Their Impact on Climate; R.R. Nemani, S.W. Running. Long-Term Observations of Land Surface Characteristics; C.F. Ropelewski. Atmospheric Circulation Climate Changes; K.E. Trenberth. Temperature above the Surface Layer; J.R. Christy. An Ocean Observing System for Climate. The Conceptual Design; N.R. Smith, et al. Observational Evidence of Interannual to Decadal-Scale Variability of the Subsurface Temperature-Salinity Structure of the World Ocean; S. Levitus, J. Antonov. Monitoring Sea Level Changes; V. Gornitz. Land Surface Temperatures - Is the Network Good Enough? P.D. Jones. Marine Surface Temperature: Observed Variations and Data Requirements; D.E. Parker, et al. Documenting and Detecting Long-Term Precipitation Trends: Where We Are and What Should Be Done; P.Y. Groisman, D.R. Legates. Indexes of Leading Climate Indicators for Impact Assessment; W.E. Easterling, R.W. Kates.

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