New Papers (2015/03/16-2015/03/22)

Geophysical Research Letters
1. Is climate change implicated in the 2013–2014 California drought?
Yixin Mao, Bart Nijssen, Dennis P. Lettenmaier
DOI10.1002 / 2015GL063456
California drought; climate change; hydrologic model

2. Long-term change of CO2 latitudinal distribution in the upper troposphere
Hidekazu Matsueda, Toshinobu Machida, Yousuke Sawa, Yosuke Niwa
DOI: 10.1002/2014GL062768
carbon dioxide; upper troposphere; latitudinal distribution; carbon cycle

Global Biogeochemical Cycles
3. Detecting the progression of ocean acidification from the saturation state of CaCO3 in the subtropical South Pacific
Akihiko Murata, Kazuhiko Hayashi, Yuichiro Kumamoto, Ken-ichi Sasaki  
DOI: 10.1002/2014GB004908
Ocean acidification; Saturation state of CaCO3

4. Predicting long-term carbon sequestration in response to CO2 enrichment: How and why do current ecosystem models differ?
Anthony P. Walker, Sönke Zaehle, Belinda E. Medlyn, Martin G. De Kauwe, Shinichi Asao, Thomas Hickler, William Parton, Dan Ricciuto, Ying-Ping Wang, David Wårlind, Richard J. Norby 
DOI: 10.1002/2014GB004995
Carbon sequestration; Nitrogen limitation; nitrogen uptake; vegetation turnover; CO2 fertilisation; free air CO2 enrichment (FACE)

5. The response of ENSO flavors to mid-Holocene climate: Implications for proxy interpretation
Christina Karamperidou, Pedro M. Di Nezio, Axel Timmermann, Fei-Fei Jin, Kim M. Cobb
DOI: 10.1002/2014PA002742
ENSO; Eastern Pacific; Central Pacific; mid-Holocene; El Niño flavors

Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems
6. A global model for cave ventilation and seasonal bias in speleothem paleoclimate records
Eric W. James, Jay L. Banner, Benjamin Hardt
DOI10.1002 / 2014GC005658
speleothem; cave; ventilation; CO2

Climate of the Past
7. Freshwater discharge controlled deposition of Cenomanian–Turonian black shales on the NW European epicontinental shelf (Wunstorf, northern Germany)
N. A. G. M. van Helmond, A. Sluijs, J. S. Sinninghe Damsté, G.-J. Reichart, S. Voigt, J. Erbacher, J. Pross, and H. Brinkhuis

Geological Society of America Bulletin

Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
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