Arctic Climatology Notes and Sources

Paul’s Preparation Bibliography

(2016). atmospheric chemistry. In Rennie, R., & Law, J. (Eds.), A Dictionary of Chemistry. : Oxford University Press,

Francis, Jennifer. New England Aquarium, 10/19/17: Crazy Weather and the Arctic Meltdown,

 Hess, S., & Hall. (1960). Introduction to Theoretical Meteorology. Physics Today, 13(10), 56.

J. T. Overpeck,et al. Arctic System on Trajectory to New, Seasonally Ice-Free State, Eos, Vol 86, No. 34, 23 August 2005

Jacob, D. J. (1999). Introduction to atmospheric chemistry. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.

Liu, J., Z. Chen, J. Francis, M. Song, T. Mote, and Y. Hu, 2016: Has Arctic Sea Ice Loss Contributed to Increased Surface Melting of the Greenland Ice Sheet?. J. Climate,29, 3373–3386, 

Matthews, J. (Ed.) (2014). Encyclopedia of environmental change (Vols. 1-3). Thousand Oaks,, CA: SAGE Publications, Ltd. doi: 10.4135/9781446247501

National Research Council. 2014. The Arctic in the Anthropocene: Emerging Research Questions. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/18726.

Seinfeld, John H. & Spyros N. Pandis. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics: From Air Pollution to Climate Change. Wiley, 2006.

Tang, Q., Zhang, X., & Francis, J. A. (2013). Extreme summer weather in northern mid-latitudes linked to a vanishing cryosphere. Nature Climate Change, 4, 45. Retrieved from

Vaideanu, P., Dima, M. & Voiculescu, M. Theor Appl Climatol (2018) 134: 1245.

Wiese, Chuck, A Warming Arctic Would Not Cause Increased Severe Weather or Temperature Extremes. Ed

Plus Wikipedia for terms I didn’t understand.


Jennifer’s Suggested Five (or so) Texts

Francis, J.A., Clarity and clouds: Progress in understanding Arctic influences on mid-latitude weather. A "Frostbites" essay in the 2018 Arctic Report Card, NOAA Arctic Program.

 Vavrus, S.J., 2018: The influence of Arctic amplification on mid-latitude weather and climate. Curr. Clim. Change Rep., doi: 1.1007/s40641-018-0105-2.

Francis, J.A., 2017: Why are Arctic linkages to extreme weather still up in the air? Bull. Amer. Meteoro. Soc., 98, 2551–2557.

Francis, J.A., 2018: Scientific American, April 2018, Vol. 318, No. 4: Meltdown