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Volume 16 Number 4:  23 January 2013

Islands Rimming Pacific Atolls: Their Response to Sea Level Rise: Are they headed for total submersion?

Subject Index Summary
Precipitation (Variability - Asia): In spite of climate-alarmist claims that precipitation variability should increase in response to rising temperature, data from Asia suggest otherwise.

Journal Reviews
Four Decades of Increasing Monetary Losses from Floods in Spain: Has the trend been driven by increasing floods, increasing property values, or a little bit of both?

Extreme Temperature Events in China's Three Gorges Area: How have they changed since 1958?

Growth, Calcification and Mortality of Juvenile Mussels Exposed to Ocean Acidification: Did the mussels do better or worse when raised in seawater infused with extra CO2 that significantly reduced its pH value below that of their natural habitat?

Coral-Algal Competition: The Impact of the Presence of Humans: Which group of organisms do the local activities of man primarily favor?

Elevated CO2 Enhances the Berry Quality of Sub-Arctic Shrubs: ... just as it does for numerous other foods that sustain mankind and the planet's many animals.

Phytoextraction of Radionuclides from Contaminated Soil: What's CO2 got to do with it?

Medieval Warm Period Project
The latest Medieval Warm Period Record comes from Lake Montcortès, Northeast Spain.

Ocean Acidification Database
The latest addition of peer-reviewed data archived to our database of marine organism responses to atmospheric CO2 enrichment is Fluted Giant Clam [Tridacna squamosa]. To access the entire database, click here.