Environmental Science: Climate Change

Climate Change

General Sources

About Climate Research (NCAR)
Topical essays from the National Center for Atmospheric Research.

Climate Change Collection
"A suite of science education web-based resources covering natural climate dynamics as well as human impacts on the climate system."  From the Science Education Resource Center at Carleton College.

Climate Change Resource Center
Very extensive website from the U. S. Forest Service. Especially useful for its extensive annotated bibliography covering all aspects of climate change.

United States Global Change Research Program
Clearinghouse for federal research on climate change.

Carbon Footprints of Nations
This site from the Norweigian University of Science and Technology supplies carbon footprint data for many countries, broken down into rough categories (e.g., imports, exports, home use).


Paleoclimate

Encyclopedia of Paleoclimatology and Ancient Environments
Ref QC884 .E53 2009
Detailed, signed articles with references on past envioronments as well as methods of climate reconstruction research.

NOAA Paleoclimatology
Huge repository of paleoclimate data sets, including pollen, fire, tree-ring, and borehole data.  Also features many  climate reconstructions.

Paleoclimate (CEOS)
Directory of paleoclimatology data sets from the Committee on Earth Observation Satellites.

Paleoclimatology (NASA)
2005 feature article by Holli Riebeek from NASA's Earth Observatory.  Excellent overview of paleoclimatology, including the history of its study.


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