Recent Submissions

  • Modification of heat-related effects on mortality by air pollution concentration, at small-area level, in the Attica prefecture, Greece 

    Zafeiratou, Sofia; Samoli, Evangelia; Analitis, Antonis; Dimakopoulou, Konstantina; Giannakopoulos, Christos; Varotsos, Konstantinos V.; Schneider, Alexandra; Stafoggia, Massimo; Aunan, Kristin; Katsouyanni, Klea (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2024)
    The independent effects of short-term exposure to increased air temperature and air pollution on mortality are well-documented. There is some evidence indicating that elevated concentrations of air pollutants may lead to ...
  • Technical note: Emulation of a large-eddy simulator for stratocumulus clouds in a general circulation model 

    Nordling, Kalle; Keskinen, Jukka-Pekka; Romakkaniemi, Sami; Kokkola, Harri; Räisänen, Petri; Lipponen, Antti; Partanen, Antti-Ilari; Ahola, Jaakko; Tonttila, Juha; Alper, Muzaffer Ege; Korhonen, Hannele; Raatikainen, Tomi (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2024)
    Here we present for the first time a proof of concept for an emulation-based method that uses a large-eddy simulations (LESs) to present sub-grid cloud processes in a general circulation model (GCM). We focus on two key ...
  • Asian Anthropogenic Aerosol Forcing Played a Key Role in the Multidecadal Increase in Australian Summer Monsoon Rainfall 

    Fahrenbach, Nora L.S.; Bollasina, Massimo A.; Samset, Bjørn Hallvard; Cowan, Tim; Ekman, Annica M.L. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2024)
    Observations show a significant increase in Australian summer monsoon (AUSM) rainfall since the mid-twentieth century. Yet the drivers of this trend, including the role of anthropogenic aerosols, remain uncertain. We ...
  • Projecting future forest microclimate using a land surface model 

    Hes, Gabriel Louis; Vanderkelen, Inne; Fisher, Rosie; Chave, Jérôme; Ogée, Jérôme; L Davin, Edouard (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2024)
    The forest understory experiences temperature variations that are dampened compared to adjacent open areas, allowing the development of a forest microclimate and associated ecological conditions. It is however unclear to ...
  • Choice of metrics matters—Future scenarios on milk and beef production in Norway using an LCA approach 

    Samsonstuen, Stine; Møller, Hanne; Aamaas, Borgar; Knudsen, Marie Trydeman; Mogensen, Lisbeth; Olsen, Hanne Fjerdingby (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2024)
    The consumption of dairy and beef products is expected to increase globally in the future, and at the same time, food must be produced in a more sustainable way, including reduced greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, avoided ...
  • Improving climate risk preparedness - Railroads in Norway 

    Torvanger, Asbjørn; Dyvik Henke, Charlotte; Marginean, Iulia (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2024)
    Climate change affects all sectors of society due to changes in temperature and precipitation patterns and will continue to do so in the foreseeable future. Extreme weather events are already more frequent and intense, ...
  • Integrating climate model projections into environmental risk assessment: A probabilistic modeling approach 

    Moe, S. Jannicke; Brix, Kevin V.; Landis, Wayne G.; Stauber, Jenny L.; Carriger, John F.; Hader, John D.; Kunimitsu, Taro; Mentzel, Sophie; Nathan, Rory; Noyes, Pamela D.; Oldenkamp, Rik; Rohr, Jason R.; van den Brink, Paul J.; Verheyen, Julie; Benestad, Rasmus (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2024)
    The Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) convened a Pellston workshop in 2022 to examine how information on climate change could be better incorporated into the ecological risk assessment (ERA) process ...
  • Investigating the representation of heatwaves from an ensemble of km-scale regional climate simulations within CORDEX-FPS convection 

    Sangelantoni, L.; Sobolowski, Stefan Pieter; Lorenz, Torge; Hodnebrog, Øivind; Cardoso, R.M.; Soares, P.M.M.; Ferretti, R.; Lavín-Gullón, A.; Fernandez, J.; Goergen, K.; Milovac, J.; Katragkou, E.; Kartsios, S.; Coppola, E.; Pichelli, E.; Adinolfi, M.; Mercogliano, P.; Berthou, S.; de Vries, Vries; Dobler, Andreas; Belušić, D.; Feldmann, H.; Tölle, M.H.; Bastin, S. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
    Heatwaves (HWs) are high-impact phenomena stressing both societies and ecosystems. Their intensity and frequency are expected to increase in a warmer climate over many regions of the world. While these impacts can be ...
  • Climate action post-Paris: how can the IPCC stay relevant? 

    Hermansen, Erlend Andre T.; Boasson, Elin Lerum; Peters, Glen Philip (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
    The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has been a crucial facilitator of climate change research and governance. After its sixth assessment cycle, the organization is at a critical juncture. The amount of ...
  • Rapidly evolving aerosol emissions are a dangerous omission from near-term climate risk assessments 

    Persad, Geeta G.; Samset, Bjørn Hallvard; Wilcox, Laura J.; Allen, Robert J.; Bollasina, Massimo A.; Booth, Ben B. B.; Bonfils, Céline; Crocker, Tom; Joshi, Manoj M.; Lund, Marianne Tronstad; Marvel, Kate D.; Merikanto, Joonas; Nordling, Kalle; Undorf, Sabine; Vuuren, Detlef Van; Westervelt, Daniel M.; Zhao, Alcide (Journal article, 2023)
    Anthropogenic aerosol emissions are expected to change rapidly over the coming decades, driving strong, spatially complex trends in temperature, hydroclimate, and extreme events both near and far from emission sources. ...
  • A better integration of health and economic impact assessments of climate change 

    Orlov, Anton; Schleypen, Jessie; Aunan, Kristin; Sillmann, Jana; Gasparrini, Antonio; Mistry, Malcolm N. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2024)
    Climate change could lead to high economic burden for individuals (i.e. low income and high prices). While economic conditions are important determinants of climate change vulnerability, environmental epidemiological studies ...
  • Impact of heat on all-cause and cause-specific mortality: A multi-city study in Texas 

    Guo, Chunyu; Lanza, Kevin; Li, Dongying; Zhou, Yuyu; Aunan, Kristin; Loo, Becky P.Y.; Lee, Jason Kai Wei; Luo, Bin; Duan, Xiaoli; Zhang, Wangjian; Zhang, Zhengjun; Lin, Shao; Zhang, Kai (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
    Studies on the health effects of heat are particularly limited in Texas, a U.S. state in the top 10 highest number of annual heat-related deaths per capita from 2018 to 2020. This study assessed the effects of heat on ...
  • Consumption-based emission inventories in Nordic municipalities—a quest to develop support for local climate action 

    Sanderson, Hans; Hildén, Mikael; Saikku, Laura; Axelsson, Katarina; Pedersen, Anders Branth; Aamaas, Borgar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
    Municipalities can play a large role in achieving global climate targets. Integrating a consumption-based perspective is key to being able to mitigate global emissions. We conducted a survey among municipality officials ...
  • Numerical simulation and evaluation of global ultrafine particle concentrations at the Earth's surface 

    Kohl, Matthias; Lelieveld, Jos; Chowdhury, Sourangsu; Ehrhart, Sebastian; Sharma, Disha; Cheng, Yafang; Tripathi, Sachchida Nand; Sebastian, Mathew; Pandithurai, Govindan; Wang, Hongli; Pozzer, Andrea (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
    A new global dataset of annually averaged ultrafine particle (UFP) concentrations at the Earth's surface for the years 2015–2017 has been developed through numerical simulations using the ECHAM/MESSy Atmospheric Chemistry ...
  • Quantification of hydraulic trait control on plant hydrodynamics and risk of hydraulic failure within a demographic structured vegetation model in a tropical forest (FATES-HYDRO V1.0) 

    Xu, Chonggang; Christoffersen, Bradley; Robbins, Zachary; Knox, Ryan; Fisher, Rosie; Chitra-Tarak, Rutuja; Slot, Martijn; Solander, Kurt; Kueppers, Lara; Koven, Charles; McDowell, Nate (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
    Vegetation plays a key role in the global carbon cycle and thus is an important component within Earth system models (ESMs) that project future climate. Many ESMs are adopting methods to resolve plant size and ecosystem ...
  • Varieties of approaches to constructing physical climate storylines: A review 

    Baldissera Pacchetti, Marina; Coulter, Liese; Dessai, Suraje; Shepherd, Theodore G.; Sillmann, Jana; Van Den Hurk, Bart (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
    The physical climate storyline (PCS) approach is increasingly recognized by the physical climate research community as a tool to produce and communicate decision-relevant climate risk information. While PCS is generally ...
  • Environmental and nutritional assessment of young children’s diets in Norway: comparing the current diet with national dietary guidelines and the EAT-Lancet reference diet 

    Wright, Ellen Cecilie; van Oort, Bob; Bjøntegaard, Marie Michaelsen; Carlsen, Monica Hauger; Andersen, Lene Frost (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
    Introducing healthy and sustainable diets early in life can promote lifelong healthy dietary patterns with a low environmental impact. Therefore, we aimed to estimate the environmental and nutritional consequences of a ...
  • The Emissions Model Intercomparison Project (Emissions-MIP): Quantifying model sensitivity to emission characteristics 

    Ahsan, Hamza; Wang, Hailong; Wu, Jingbo; Wu, Mingxuan; Smith, Steven J.; Bauer, Susanne; Suchyta, Harrison; Oliviè, Dirk Jan Leo; Myhre, Gunnar; Matsui, Hitoshi; Bian, Huisheng; Lamarque, Jean-François; Carslaw, Ken; Horowitz, Larry; Regayre, Leighton; Chin, Mian; Schulz, Michael; Skeie, Ragnhild Bieltvedt; Takemura, Toshihiko; Naik, Vaishali (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
    Anthropogenic emissions of aerosols and precursor compounds are known to significantly affect the energy balance of the Earth–atmosphere system, alter the formation of clouds and precipitation, and have a substantial impact ...
  • Climate Change, Summer Temperature, and Heat-Related Mortality in Finland: Multicohort Study with Projections for a Sustainable vs. Fossil-Fueled Future to 2050 

    Kivimäki, Mika; Batty, G David; Pentti, Jaana; Suomi, Juuso; Nyberg, Solja T.; Merikanto, Joonas; Nordling, Kalle; Ervasti, Jenni; Suominen, Sakari B.; Partanen, Antti-Ilari; Stenholm, Sari; Käyhkö, Jukka; Vahtera, Jussi (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
    Climate change scenarios illustrate various pathways in terms of global warming ranging from “sustainable development” (Shared Socioeconomic Pathway SSP1-1.9), the best-case scenario, to ‘fossil-fueled development’ (SSP5-8.5), ...
  • A machine learning approach targeting parameter estimation for plant functional type coexistence modeling using ELM-FATES (v2.0) 

    Li, Lingcheng; Fang, Yilin; Zheng, Zhonghua; Shi, Mingjie; Longo, Marcos; Koven, Charles D.; Holm, Jennifer A.; Fisher, Rosie; McDowell, Nate G.; Chambers, Jeffrey; Leung, L. Ruby (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
    Tropical forest dynamics play a crucial role in the global carbon, water, and energy cycles. However, realistically simulating the dynamics of competition and coexistence between different plant functional types (PFTs) in ...

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