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Volume 16 Number 16:  17 April 2013

More Problems with State-of-the-Art Climate Models: Why do some of them never seem to get resolved?

Subject Index Summary
Solar Influence on Temperature (Global): Is there evidence for a sun-temperature link at the global scale?

Journal Reviews
Precipitation and Flood Frequencies of Northeastern Taiwan: Have they been exacerbated or subdued during periods of greater global warmth?

Tree-Ring Width vs. Tree-Ring Maximum Latewood Density: What do new findings about the two temperature proxies reveal about the Medieval and Roman Warm Periods?

Larval Growth of Oysters in a Warming and CO2-Accreting World: How does the larval-stage of the Portuguese oyster respond to multiple climate change stressors?

The Thermal Tolerance of a Tropical Lizard Species: Can it adjust to a 3°C change in its environmental temperature? And can it do so fast enough to survive a predicted real-world warming of that magnitude?

CO2, the Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Virus, and Tomato Productivity: Can enriching the air with more CO2 compensate for the reduction in tomato productivity caused by the debilitating virus?

Effects of Rising Atmospheric CO2 and Warming on Rice Growth: New research out of India suggests that the two environmental phenomena may have significant positive impacts on the important agricultural crop.

Medieval Warm Period Project
The latest Medieval Warm Period Record comes from Shark River Slough, Florida Everglades, USA.

Ocean Acidification Database
The latest addition of peer-reviewed data archived to our database of marine organism responses to atmospheric CO2 enrichment is Staghorn Coral [Acropora millepora]. To access the entire database, click here.