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Volume 8 Number 44:  2 November 2005

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

Editorial
Status of the Greenland Ice-Sheet: Is it shrinking or growing?  Or merely maintaining the status quo?

Subject Index Summaries
Little Ice Age (Regional - Asia: Russia): Is the Little Ice Age evident in paleoclimate studies that have been conducted in Russia?  And if it is, what are the implications of that finding?

Tundra: Response to Elevated CO2, Nutrients and Warming: Will nitrogen deposition and warming (greenhouse-gas-induced or otherwise) enhance or reduce the productivity of earth's tundra ecosystems?

Journal Reviews
Greenland Ice Sheet: Going, Going ... Growing!: After all the hype associated with studies that have described mass wasting of the ice sheet's margins, a new study finally reveals what the much larger interior region of the ice sheet has been doing.

The Roman and Medieval Warm Periods in Spain: How do their temperatures compare with those of the last three decades of the 20th century?

Birds in Finland Respond to Global Warming: Are they moving closer to, or further from, extinction?

Global Warming and the Sachem Skipper Butterfly: How have rising temperatures impacted the size of its range?

Long-Term Leaf Responses of Populus Species to Elevated CO2: What are they?  And what do they suggest about the productivity of future forests?