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Volume 9 Number 34:  23 August 2006

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

Editorial
A Brief History of North American Drought: Comparing the 20th Century with the Prior Millennium: What can the exercise tell us about the temperature of the Medieval Warm Period?

Medieval Warm Period Records of the Week
This issue's Medieval Warm Period Records of the Week come from the Nebraska Sand Hills of Western North America and Moon Lake, North Dakota, USA. To access the entire Medieval Warm Period Project's database, click here.

Subject Index Summary
Ice Sheets (Greenland): Is the Greenland Ice Sheet growing or shrinking?

Journal Reviews
A Fifty-Year Reconstruction of Antarctic Snowfall: How real is the record?

Last Interglacial Warmth on Canada's Baffin Island: Part 2: More evidence indicates that last interglacial temperatures were much higher than peak Holocene temperatures, which were much higher than current temperatures.

The Little Ice Age in Tibet: What defined it?

CO2 Effects on Ponderosa Pine Fine Roots: What are they? And what are some of their implications?

Elevated CO2 Enhances the Effectiveness of a Bio-Energy Tree Plantation: But can the productivity stimulation be sustained over time?