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The SPARC Annual Report 2015 is now available online.
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Great animation by Ed Hawkins!
The animated spiral presents global temperature change in a visually appealing and straightforward way.
The pace of change is immediately obvious, especially over the past few decades. The relationship between current global temperatures and the internationally discussed target limits are also clear without much complex interpretation needed.
New data links thunderstorms to climate via their impacts on aerosols, ozone, and water vapor in the stratosphere. For more see: Barth, M and Zhang, C (2016), Connecting thunderstorms and climate through ozone, Eos.
Photo Credit: NASA/Frank Batteas
See the UTLS Observation Workshop, jointly organised by the Global Atmosphere Watch Programme (GAW), Network for the Detection of Atmospheric Composition Change (NDACC) and Stratosphere-troposphere Processes And their Role in Climate (SPARC)
A study by King et al. (2016) examining extreme climate events has found that hu
mans most likely triggered the last 16 record-breaking hot years on Earth, up to 2014.
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