Print And Online Articles

Alley, Richard B. 'Abrupt Climate Change." Scientific American (November 2004), 62-69. This article introduces the concept of the shutting down of the thermohaline circulation, causing an ice age.

Amos, Jonathan. "Arctic Summers Ice-Free by 2013." BBC News. December 12, 2007. Available online. URL: hi/science/nature/7139797.stm. Accessed June 17, 2009. Discusses melting of the ice and the Northwest Passage.

Boswell, Randy. "Northwest Passage in Unprecedented Ice Melt, Experts Report." CanWest News Service. August 28, 2007. Available online. URL: html?id=3bf042a8-3bad-4728-90f3-dd58 cda33244&k=44943. Accessed June 17, 2009. Discusses current modeling techniques and causes of rapid ice melting.

Boyd, Robert S. "Glaciers Melting Worldwide, Study Finds." National Geographic News. August 21, 2002. Available online. URL: http://

wireglaciers.html. Accessed June 17, 2009. This looks at a variety of glaciers worldwide that are melting.

Britt, Robert Roy. "Scientists Put Melting Mystery on Ice." MSNBC. June 30, 2005. Available online. URL: id/8421342/. Accessed June 17, 2009. Discusses the rapid melting in the arctic regions.

Culotta, Elizabeth. "Will Plants Profit from High CO2?" Science (May 5, 1995), 654-656. This article explores the possible effects of various carbon dioxide levels on vegetation as a result of global warming and whether it will experience enhanced growth.

D'Agnese, Joseph. "Why Has Our Weather Gone Wild?" Discover (June 2000), 72-78. This article focuses on the recent global changes in weather, such as shifting seasons, severe storms, droughts, heat waves, and other weather-related events, and their connection to global warming.

Eilperin, Juliet. "Severe Hurricanes Increasing, Study Finds." Washington Post, September 16, 2005. Available online. URL: http:// AR2005091502234.html. Accessed June 17, 2009. This article explores the connection between the destructiveness of hurricanes and climate change.

Emanuel, K. "Increasing Destructiveness of Tropical Cyclones Over the Past 30 Years." Nature (July 31, 2005). Available online. URL: nature03906.html. Accessed June 17, 2009. This study presents evidence as to whether hurricanes are stronger because of the influence of global warming.

Gordon, Carolyn. "Tracking Glacial Activity in Norway with Photo-grammetry Software." Imaging Notes 22, no. 1 (Spring, 2007): 24-29. Presents a method, using aerial photography and 3-D modeling techniques, to measure the mass melting of glaciers so as to calculate their contribution to sea-level rise.

Hanley, Charles J. "Glaciers Are Vanishing Around the World." USA Today, January 27, 2005. Available online. URL: http://www.usa

glaciers_x.htm. Accessed June 17, 2009. Examines the plight of glaciers worldwide under the effects of rising temperatures.

Henderson, Mark. "Global Warming Linked to Increase of Hurricanes." Times, September 16, 2005. Available online. URL: http:// Accessed June 17, 2009. This article discusses the increasing frequency of category 4 and 5 storms.

Hoffman, Paul F., and Daniel P. Schrag. "Snowball Earth." Scientific American (January 2000), 68-75. This article presents evidence that global climate change put the Earth in the grip of a complete frozen state eons ago.

Hogan, Jenny. "Antarctic Ice Sheet Is an 'Awakened Giant.'" New Scientist (February 2, 2005). Available online. URL: Accessed March 14, 2009. This article discusses the melting of Antarctica and the global consequences it would have.

Karl, Thomas, and Kevin Trenberth. "The Human Impact on Climate." Scientific American (December 1999), 100-105. This article focuses on the disruptions people cause in the natural environment and why scientists must begin to monitor and quantify the disruptions now in order to save the future.

Knutson, T. R., and R. E. Tuleya. "Impact of CO2-induced Warming on Simulated Hurricane Intensity and Precipitation: Sensitivity to the Choice of Climate Model and Convective Parameterization." Journal of Climate 20, no. 13 (2004): 2,961. This work explores climate models and extreme weather.

Renfrow, Stephanie. "Arctic Sea Ice on the Wane." Earth System Science Data and Services. October 31, 2006. Available online. URL: Accessed June 17, 2009. This discusses recent sea ice melting and the opening of the Northwest Passage.

Revkin, Andrew D. "Arctic Melt Unnerves the Experts." New York Times, October 2, 2007. Available online. URL: http://yaleglobal. Accessed June 17, 2009. This arti cle discusses rapidly rising temperatures and the consequences of passing "tipping points" at which sea-level rise will become destructive to urban areas and ecosystems.

-. "In Greenland, Ice and Instability." New York Times, January 8,

2008. Available online. URL: science/earth/08gree.html. Accessed June 17, 2009. This reviews the short- and long-term outlooks for Greenland and its ice resources.

-. "Melting Ice-Rising Seas? Easy. How Fast? Hard." New York

Times. January 8, 2008. Available online. URL: http://dotearth. Accessed June 17, 2009. This article discusses the consequences of rising sea levels, their disastrous effects, and the frustrations of trying to get others to take global warming seriously.

Roach, John. "Is Global Warming Making Hurricanes Worse?" National Geographic News. August 4, 2005. Available online. URL: 050804_hurricanewarming.html. Accessed June 17, 2009. This work explores global warming's possible influence on extreme weather.

Schirber, Michael. "Will Global Warming Make Hurricanes Stronger?" MSNBC. June 16, 2005. Available online. URL: http://www.msnbc. Accessed June 17, 2009. Provides a close look at the correlations between hurricanes and global warming.

Time, eds. "51 Things We Can Do to Save the Environment." Time (April 9, 2007). Available online. URL: specials/2007/environment/. Accessed June 17, 2009. The main article of this special edition suggests 51 ways to save the environment and curb global warming.

Trenberth, Kevin E. "Warmer Oceans, Stronger Hurricanes." Scientific American (July 2007). Available online. URL: http://www.sdam. com/article.cfm?id=warmer-oceans-stronger-hurricanes. Accessed June 17, 2009. This looks at how global warming is enhancing cyclones' damaging winds and flooding rains.

U.S. Geological Survey. "Fact Sheet 2005-3055, Coastal-Change and Glaciological Maps of Antarctica." May 2005, revised 2007.

Available online. URL: html. Accessed June 17, 2009. Shows a graphic representation of the changes in ice cover.

Webster, P. J., et al. "Changes in Tropical Cyclone Number, Duration, and Intensity in a Warming Environment." Science (2005). Available online. URL: full/309/5742/1844. Accessed June 17, 2009. This looks at the possibility that global warming directly affects hurricanes and their intensities.

Williams, Jack. "Answers to Sea Level Rise Locked in Ice." USA Today, January 19, 1999. Available online. URL: http://www.usatoday. com/weather/resources/coldscience/aiceshet.htm. Accessed June 17, 2009. This article looks at paleodating techniques.

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