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Antarctic climate change and the environment: an update
Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health - Papers
  • John Turner, British Antarctic Survey
  • Nicholas E Barrand, British Antarctic Survey
  • Thomas J Bracegirdle, British Antarctic Survey
  • Peter Convey, British Antarctic Survey
  • Dominic A Hodgson, British Antarctic Survey
  • Martin Jarvis, British Antarctic Survey
  • Adrian Jenkins, British Antarctic Survey
  • Gareth Marshall, British Antarctic Survey
  • Michael P Meredith, British Antarctic Survey
  • Howard Roscoe, British Antarctic Survey
  • Jon Shanklin, British Antarctic Survey
  • John French, Australian Antarctic Division
  • Hugues Goosse, Universite Catholique de Louvain
  • Mauro Guglielmin, University of Insubria
  • Julian Gutt, Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research
  • Stan Jacobs, Columbia University
  • Marlon C Kennicutt, Texas A & M University
  • Valerie Masson-Delmotte, LSCE
  • Paul Mayewski, University of Maine
  • Francisco Navarro, Technical University of Madrid
  • Sharon A Robinson, University of Wollongong
  • Ted Scambos, US National Snow and Ice Data Center
  • Mike Sparrow, University of Cambridge
  • Colin Summerhayes, Scott Polar Research Institute
  • Kevin Speer, Florida State University
  • Alexander Klepikov, Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute
RIS ID
77758
Publication Date
1-1-2013
Publication Details

Turner, J., Barrand, N., Bracegirdle, T., Convey, P., Hodgson, D. A., Jarvis, M., Jenkins, A., Marshall, G., Meredith, M. P., Roscoe, H., Shanklin, J., French, J., Goosse, H., Guglielmin, M., Gutt, J., Jacobs, S., Kennicutt, M. C., Masson-Delmotte, V., Mayewski, P., Navarro, F., Robinson, S. A., Scambos, T., Sparrow, M., Summerhayes, C., Speer, K. & Klepikov, A. (2014). Antarctic climate change and the environment: an update. Polar Record, 50 (3), 237-259.

Abstract
We present an update of the 'key points' from the Antarctic Climate Change and the Environment (ACCE) report that was published by the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) in 2009. We summarise subsequent advances in knowledge concerning how the climates of the Antarctic and Southern Ocean have changed in the past, how they might change in the future, and examine the associated impacts on the marine and terrestrial biota. We also incorporate relevant material presented by SCAR to the Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meetings, and make use of emerging results that will form part of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report.
Citation Information
John Turner, Nicholas E Barrand, Thomas J Bracegirdle, Peter Convey, et al.. "Antarctic climate change and the environment: an update" (2013)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/srobinson/92/