Journal Review 11 – 17 March 2015 (Nature, Science, PNAS, Nature Communications)

1. Global warming could speed up
Nature 519, 132 (12 Mar 2015) doi: 10.1038/519132b

2. Geology: Hydration lifts Earth’s crust
Nature 519, 133 (12 Mar 2015) doi: 10.1038/519133c

3. Anthropocene: The human age
Richard Monastersky
Nature 519, 144-147 (12 Mar 2015) doi: 10.1038/519144a

4. Climate change: Black carbon and atmospheric feedbacks
Ben Booth & Nicolas Bellouin
Nature 519, 167-168 (12 Mar 2015) doi: 10.1038/519167a

5. Decrease in CO2 efflux from northern hardwater lakes with increasing atmospheric warming
Kerri Finlay, Richard J. Vogt, Matthew J. Bogard, Björn Wissel, Benjamin M. Tutolo, Gavin L. Simpson & Peter R. Leavitt
Nature 519, 215-218 (12 Mar 2015) doi: 10.1038/nature14172

5. Oceans: How climate influences sea-floor topography
Clinton P. Conrad
Vol. 347 no. 6227 pp. 1204-1205 doi:10.1126/science.aaa6813

6. Glacial cycles drive variations in the production of oceanic crust
John W. Crowley, Richard F. Katz, Peter Huybers, Charles H. Langmuir, Sung-Hyun Park
Vol. 347 no. 6227 pp. 1237-1240 doi:10.1126/science.1261508

7. Global warming-accelerated drying in the tropics
Rong Fu
doi: 10.1073/pnas1503231112

8. Robust Hadley Circulation changes and increasing global dryness due to CO2 warming from CMIP5 model projections
William K. M. Lau & Kyu-Myong Kim

9. Tropical cyclone rainfall area controlled by relative sea surface temperature
Yanluan Lin, Ming Zhao & Minghua Zhang
Nature Communications 6, article no.: 6591 doi:10.1038/ncomms7591

10. Micro-trace fossils reveal pervasive reworking of Pliocene sapropels by low-oxygen-adapted benthic meiofauna
S. C. Löhr & M. J. Kennedy
Nature Communications 6, article no.: 6589 doi:10.1038/ncomms7589