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Volume 13 Number 44:  3 November 2010

Surviving the Perfect Storm: Just what is the "perfect storm"? ... and how can it best be survived?

Subject Index Summary
Acclimation (Tree Species: Spruce): Does the growth enhancement of Norway spruce trees exposed to elevated concentrations of atmospheric CO2 gradually dwindle away with the passage of time?

Journal Reviews
Oceanic Dimethylsulfide Production in a CO2-Enriched and Warmer World: What might it be like? ... and why do we care?

The Ups and Downs of Tropical Cyclone Activity in the Western Hemisphere: The left hand does know what the right hand is doing ... and it does just the opposite .. and it's getting better at it.

Atmospheric CO2 Enrichment of a Pair of Medicinal Plants: How does it impact the plants' biomass production and the tissue concentrations of their health-promoting substances?

Atmospheric CO2 Effects on Beneficial Plant-Microorganism Interactions: Are they predominantly positive, negative or neutral?

High-Temperature-Induced Male Sterility in Crop Plants: Is there a solution for the problem?

Medieval Warm Period Project
This issue's Medieval Warm Period Record comes from Lakes Ni-no-Megata and San-no-Megata, Oga Peninsula, Northeast Japan.

Ocean Acidification Project
The latest addition of peer-reviewed data archived to our database of marine organism responses to atmospheric CO2 enrichment is Porites [Porites sp.]. To access the entire database, click here.