New papers (Nature, Science, PNAS...etc)2013/4/1-2013/4/8

1. Earth science: Western North America's jigsaw
Saskia Goes
Nature 496, 35–37 (04 April 2013) doi:10.1038/496035a

2. Patterns and mechanisms of early Pliocene warmth
A. V. Fedorov, C. M. Brierley, K. T. Lawrence, Z. Liu, P. S. Dekens & A. C. Ravelo
Nature 496, 43–49 (04 April 2013) doi:10.1038/nature12003

3. Intra-oceanic subduction shaped the assembly of Cordilleran North America
Karin Sigloch & Mitchell G. Mihalynuk
Nature 496, 50–56 (04 April 2013) doi:10.1038/nature12019

4. July 2012 Greenland melt extent enhanced by low-level liquid clouds
R. Bennartz, M. D. Shupe, D. D. Turner, V. P. Walden, K. Steffen, C. J. Cox, M. S. Kulie, N. B. Miller & C. Pettersen
Nature 496, 83–86 (04 April 2013) doi:10.1038/nature12002

5. Climate Change Conversations
Bassam Z. Shakhashiri and Jerry A. Bell
Science 5 April 2013: 9.

[News Focus]
6. The Deep Earth Machine Is Coming Together
Richard A. Kerr
Science 5 April 2013: 22-24.
7. Dynamics of Coral Reef Recovery
Beth Polidoro and Kent Carpenter
Science 5 April 2013: 34-35. doi: 10.1126/science.1236833

8. Recovery of an Isolated Coral Reef System Following Severe Disturbance
James P. Gilmour, Luke D. Smith, Andrew J. Heyward, Andrew H. Baird, and Morgan S. Pratchett
Science 5 April 2013: 69-71. doi: 10.1126/science.1232310

[Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences]
9. Advection of surface-derived organic carbon fuels microbial reduction in Bangladesh groundwater
Brian J. Mailloux, Elizabeth Trembath-Reichert, Jennifer Cheung, Marlena Watson, Martin Stute, Greg A. Freyer, Andrew S. Ferguson, Kazi Matin Ahmed, Md. Jahangir Alam, Bruce A. Buchholz, James Thomas, Alice C. Layton, Yan Zheng, Benjamin C. Bostick, and Alexander van Geen
PNAS 2013 110 (14) 5331-5335; published ahead of print March 4, 2013, doi:10.1073/pnas.1213141110

10. Quasiresonant amplification of planetary waves and recent Northern Hemisphere weather extremes
Vladimir Petoukhov, Stefan Rahmstorf, Stefan Petri, and Hans Joachim Schellnhuber
PNAS 2013 110 (14) 5336-5341; published ahead of print March 1, 2013, doi:10.1073/pnas.1222000110

11. Northern Hemisphere summer monsoon intensified by mega-El Niño/southern oscillation and Atlantic multidecadal oscillation
Bin Wang, Jian Liu, Hyung-Jin Kim, Peter J. Webster, So-Young Yim, and Baoqiang Xiang
PNAS 2013 110 (14) 5347-5352; published ahead of print March 18, 2013, doi:10.1073/pnas.1219405110
12. Proterozoic ocean redox and biogeochemical stasis
Christopher T. Reinhard, Noah J. Planavsky, Leslie J. Robbins, Camille A. Partin, Benjamin C. Gill, Stefan V. Lalonde, Andrey Bekker, Kurt O. Konhauser, and Timothy W. Lyons
PNAS 2013 110 (14) 5357-5362; published ahead of print March 20, 2013, doi:10.1073/pnas.1208622110

13. Observations from old forests underestimate climate change effects on tree mortality
Yong Luo & Han Y.H. Chen
Nature Communications 4, Article number: 1655

14. Reconciliation of marine and terrestrial carbon isotope excursions based on changing atmospheric CO2 levels
Brian A. Schubert & A. Hope Jahren
Nature Communications 4, Article number: 1653