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Volume 8 Number 42:  19 October 2005

Temperature Record of the Week
This issue's Temperature Record of the week is from Gravette, AR. Visit our U.S. Climate Data section to plot and view these data for yourself.

Editorial
Managing Agricultural Fields to Maximize Their Ability to Sequester Carbon in a CO2-Enriched World of the Future: What's good for conservation of soil and water resources and for maximizing agricultural production is also good for maximizing the transfer of carbon from earth's atmosphere to its soils.

Subject Index Summaries
Little Ice Age (Regional - Asia: China): Contrary to climate-alarmist claims that the Little Ice Age was basically a North Atlantic phenomenon of little global significance, many studies describe its influential presence in China.

Agriculture (Species: Peanut): How might the productivity of this important agricultural crop be affected if current climate model predictions come to pass?

Journal Reviews
Global Warming and Sea Level: How has the thermal expansion of sea water impacted sea level over the past half-century?

Sea Surface Temperature Trends at Monterey Bay, USA: How much information can an 82-year record reveal about climate?

Plant Fatty Acids Beneficial to Human Health Are Enhanced by Atmospheric CO2 Enrichment: How extensive is the evidence for the effect?

The Agroclimate of Alberta, Canada: How did it vary over the course of the 20th century?  And what are the implications of the changes that occurred?

The Fate of Fish in a High-CO2 World: How horrible will it be?