N

NAO (North Atlantic Oscillation) 116119

National Academy of Sciences 21, 177c National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Antarctic warming research 170 Arctic warming research 138, 140 computer modeling limits 68 extratropical storm track atlas 106 forest carbon sink research 37 global dimming research 18 global warming documentation 24, 26 NAO research 118

ocean conveyor belt research 120-121 ozone research 58-59 research and monitoring by 5 solar radiation data 59-60 National Assessment of the Potential Consequences of Climate Variability and Change 178c National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) Carbon Sequestration Program 38

National Hurricane Center 109 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Arctic warming research 138 NAO research 118 and National Hurricane Center 109 ocean conveyor belt research 120-121 sea level change data 162 warm climate event data 90

natural forcings 149

Nazca plate 43-44

negative forcing 148

negative NAO 117-119

Netherlands Environmental Assessment

Agency 166 NETL (National Energy Technology Laboratory) Carbon Sequestration Program 38 New Orleans, Louisiana 106 Newtonian laws of motion 78 nitrogen 10

nitrogen trifluoride (NF3) 165-166 nitrous oxide 19

NOAA. See National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Nobel Prize

Svante Arrhenius 123 Al Gore 180c North, Gerald 131 North American plate 44 North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO)

116-119 North Atlantic storm track 99 Northern Hemisphere 2007 IPCC report 156 Coriolis force 76-78 EPA assessment of global warming 158

Hadley cell 81 hurricane season 106 local wind systems 95 seasonal CO2 change 36 North Pole 74,277 North Star 75 Norway 39-40 Norwegian Polar Institute 21 nuclear accidents 132-133 nutrients 88

Obama, Barack 180c ocean(s)

as carbon sink 30, 36, 37, 124, 128 and Earth's energy balance 168 and local wind systems 95 ocean circulation 110-112, 111 ocean currents 110-121 Coriolis force and 77 El NiƱo and 85 ITCZ 80, 81, 107, 115

NAO 116-119 PDO 115-116

seawater density, temperature, and salinity 113-115 THC 6, 7 oceanic-oceanic convergence 46-47 oceanic trenches 44, 46, 52 ocean ridges 51

ocean surface temperature 87, 114 oil spills 137-138 orbit, of Earth 72-76, 147 orographic precipitation 97, 101, 102 orographic wind flow pattern 102, 103 Overland, James 129 oxygen 10, 28, 33 ozone layer 58-59, 170

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