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September 2013

Public Release of the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report (AR5)

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Fifith Assessment Report
Arizona Daily Star Article - Oceans Absorbing more global heat, UA researcher says

July 2013

Storm Warning: The winds of climate change in New Scientist

A low-resolution version of the article can be downloaded here.


American Association of Petroleum Geologists
Distinguished Lecturer

Information available here.

July 2011

Warming Ocean Layers Will Undermine Polar Ice Sheets

Reference: Yin, J., J.T. Overpeck, S.M. Griffies, A. Hu, J.L. Russell and R.J. Stouffer (2011), Opposite Ocean Warming Extremes Projected Around the Greenland and Antarctic Ice Sheets, Nature Geoscience, 4, 524-528. [doi:10.1038/ngeo1189] (pdf) (Supplement)

UA News
Science Daily
Tucson Weekly
Red Orbit
Innovations Report
FARS News Agency(Iran)

March 2011

Winds Can Keep Mountains From Growing

Reference: Kapp, P., J.D. Pelletier, A. Rohrmann, R. Heermance, J.L. Russell and L. Ding (2011), Wind erosion in the Qaidam Basin, Central Asia: Implications for tectonics, paleoclimate and the source of the Loess Plateau, GSA Today, 21(4/5), 4-10. [doi: 10.1130/GSATG99A.1] (pdf)

UA News
US News & World Report - Science
Science Daily
News Ecology

November 2010/May 2011

Antarctic penguin colonies threatened by changing climate

Reference: Ainley, D., J.L. Russell, S. Jenouvrier, E. Woehler, P. O'B. Lyver, W.R. Fraser, and G.L. Kooyman (2010), Antarctic penguin response to habitat change as Earth's troposphere reaches 2°C above preindustrial levels. Ecological Monographs, 80(1), 49-66. (pdf)

The Science Show: ABC Radio, Interview by Robyn Williams (MP3 or transcript)
New York Times

Winter 2010

Whay Does A Professor Really Do? in Arizona Alumni Magazine

A PDF of the article can be downloaded here.

August 2008

Drier, Warmer Springs in U.S. Southwest Stem From Human-Caused Changes in Winds

Reference: McAfee, S.A., and J.L. Russell, Northern Annular Mode Impact on Spring Climate in the Western United States. Geophys. Res. Letts., 35, L17701, doi:10.1029/2008GL034828. (pdf)

UA News
Science Daily
NASA Earth Observatory
Western Farm Press
Enviro Solutions International

April 2007

Surface Ocean CO2 Variability and Vulnerability Workshop

Invited Speaker At UNESCO in Paris, France
(Agenda) and (Participants)

April 2007

Climate Scientists File Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Case Massachusetts vs. The EPA

Reference: (Amicus Brief)
Reference: (Massachusetts vs. The EPA)

UA News
Wildcat Online
Great Falls Tribune
Arizona Daily Star
Tucson Citizen

December 2006

Southern Ocean Could Slow Global Warming

Reference: Russell, J.L., K.W. Dixon, A. Gnanadesikan, R.J. Stouffer, & J.R. Toggweiler (2006), The Southern Hemisphere Westerlies in a Warming World: Propping Open the Door to the Deep Ocean. J. Climate, 19(24), 6382-6390. (pdf)

UA News
Nature Research Highlights
The Science Show: ABC Radio, Interview by Robyn Williams (MP3 or transcript)
Arizona Daily Star
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