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Volume 13 Number 4:  27 January 2010

Closing the Global Sea Level Budget: Success at last.

Medieval Warm Period Record of the Week
This issue's Medieval Warm Period Record of the Week comes from Impiltis Archaeological Site, Northwest Lithuania.

Subject Index Summary
Little Ice Age (Regional - South America: Venezuela): The back-and-forth nature of millennial-scale warming and cooling evident in proxy-derived temperatures from various places in Venezuela -- and throughout all of South America -- as well as the extreme cold of the Little Ice Age, add to the wealth of data that testify to the non-uniqueness of 20th-century global warming everywhere.

Journal Reviews
New York City's Urban Heat Island: Just how high above the non-urban background can the temperature of the urban core of the Big Apple rise? ... and what can be done to mitigate its magnitude?

Glaciers of the Antarctic Peninsula and Sub-Antarctic Islands: How has their behavior compared with that of the rest of the planet's glaciers? ... and what are the ultimate implications of this relationship?

Potential Effects of Elevated CO2 on Stream Ecosystems: Are they really as small - or as negative - as some would have us believe?

Insect Larvae Feeding on CO2-Enriched Castor Plant Foliage: How are they affected by it?

Sugarcane Production in Southern Brazil: What is the outlook for the future?