Peer-Reviewed Research

This includes peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters, and the program's Reprint Series.

The Reprint Series helps provide wider access to published program results that have appeared in professional journals and peer-reviewed books. All Reprint issues can be accessed through ADVANCED SEARCH. Paper copies of some titles can be mailed upon request.

The ten most current peer-reviewed publications are listed below. View All Peer-Reviewed Research >>

Potential influence of climate-induced vegetation shifts on future land use and associated land carbon fluxes in Northern Eurasia

Kicklighter, D.W., Y. Cai, Q. Zhuang, E.I. Parfenova, S. Paltsev, A.P. Sokolov, J.M. Melillo, J.M. Reilly and N.M. Tchebokova
Environmental Research Letters 9(3): 035004, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/9/3/035004 (2014).
Reprint 2014-7 [abstract] [PDF: 1961 kB (posted with permission)]
(Summary)

Development of a Spectroscopic Technique for Continuous Online Monitoring of Oxygen and Site-Specific Nitrogen Isotopic Composition of Atmospheric Nitrous Oxide

Harris, E., D.D. Nelson, W. Olszewski, M. Zahniser, K.E. Potter, B.J. McManus, A. Whitehill, R.G. Prinn and S. Ono
Analytical Chemistry 86(3): 1726-1734 (2014).
Reprint 2014-6 [abstract] [PDF: 3118 kB (posted with permission)]

Assessing the Influence of Secondary Organic versus Primary Carbonaceous Aerosols on Long-Range Atmospheric Polycyclic Hydrocarbon Transport

Friedman, C.L., J.R. Pierce and N.E. Selin
Environmental Science & Technology 48(6): 3293-3302, doi: 10.1021/es405219r (2014).
Reprint 2014-5 [abstract] [PDF: 1732 kB (posted with permission)]
(Summary)

Recent and future trends in synthetic greenhouse gas radiative forcing

Rigby, M., R.G. Prinn, S. O'Doherty, B.R. Miller, D. Ivy, J. Mühle, C.M. Harth, P.K. Salameh, T. Arnold, R.F. Weiss, P.B. Krummel, L.P. Steele, P.J. Fraser, D. Young and P.G. Simmonds
Geophysical Research Letters online first, doi: 10.1002/2013GL059099 (2014).
[abstract] [Full article available at publisher’s website]
(Key Points)

Will economic restructuring in China reduce trade-embodied CO2 emissions?

Qi, T., N. Winchester, V.J. Karplus and X. Zhang
Energy Economics 42(March): 204–212 (2014).
Reprint 2014-4 [abstract] [PDF: 900 kB (posted with permission)]
(MIT News Story)
(Summary)

Climate change impacts on extreme events in the United States: an uncertainty analysis

Monier, E., X. Gao
Climatic Change online first, doi: 10.1007/s10584-013-1048-1 (2014).
Reprint 2014-3 [abstract] [PDF: 11264 kB (posted with permission)]

Volcanic contribution to decadal changes in tropospheric temperature

Santer, B.D., C. Bonfils, J.F. Painter, M.D. Zelinka, C. Mears, S. Solomon, G.A. Schmidt, J.C. Fyfe, J.N.S. Cole, L. Nazarenko, K.E. Taylor and F.J. Wentz
Nature Geoscience doi: 10.1038/ngeo2098 (2014).
[abstract] [Full article available at publisher’s website]
(MIT News Story)

Air quality resolution for health impact assessment: influence of regional characteristics

Thompson, T.M., R.K. Saari and N.E. Selin
Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 14: 969–978 (2014).
Reprint 2014-2 [abstract] [PDF: 466 kB (posted with permission)]

Estimating global black carbon emissions using a top-down Kalman Filter approach

Cohen, J.B. and C. Wang
Journal of Geophysical Research—Atmospheres 119: 1–17, doi: 10.1002/2013JD019912 (2014).
Reprint 2014-1 [abstract] [PDF: 2698 kB (posted with permission)]
(MIT News Story)
(Summary)

Fiscal consolidation and climate policy: An overlapping generations perspective

Rausch, S.
Energy Economics 40(Supplement 1): S134–S148 (2013).
Reprint 2013-39 [abstract] [PDF: 1235 kB (posted with permission)]