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Special Issue: The Year in Climate Science Research

Edited by

Luis Gimeno (University of Vigo, Spain)

Special Issue: The Year in Climate Science Research

Published: July 2020

Volume 1472

Published since 1824, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences is the Academy’s premier scientific publication.

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Trends in extreme rainfall and hydrogeometeorological disasters in the Metropolitan Area of São Paulo: a review

Jose A. Marengo, Lincoln M. Alves, Tercio Ambrizzi, Andrea Young, Naurinete J. C. Barreto, Andrea M. Ramos


Hydrological cycle changes under global warming and their effects on multiscale climate variability

Jian Ma, Lei Zhou, Gregory R. Foltz, Xia Qu, Jun Ying, Hiroki Tokinaga, Carlos R. Mechoso, Jinbao Li, Xingyu Gu


Advances in understanding large‐scale responses of the water cycle to climate change

Richard P. Allan, Mathew Barlow, Michael P. Byrne, Annalisa Cherchi, Hervé Douville, Hayley J. Fowler, Thian Y. Gan, Angeline G. Pendergrass, Daniel Rosenfeld, Abigail L. S. Swann, Laura J. Wilcox, Olga Zolina


Intensification of the global water cycle and evidence from ocean salinity: a synthesis review

Lisan Yu, Simon A. Josey, Frederick M. Bingham, Tong Lee


Projected changes in flooding: a continental U.S. perspective

Gabriele Villarini, Wei Zhang



Changes in South American hydroclimate under projected Amazonian deforestation

Jorge Eiras‐Barca, Francina Dominguez, Zhao Yang, Divyansh Chug, Raquel Nieto, Luis Gimeno, Gonzalo Miguez‐Macho


Atmospheric heat and moisture transport to energy‐ and water‐limited ecosystems

Dominik L. Schumacher, Jessica Keune, Diego G. Miralles


A multimodel evaluation of the water vapor budget in atmospheric rivers

Bin Guan, Duane E. Waliser, F. Martin Ralph


Characteristics and trends of flash droughts in Spain, 1961–2018

Iván Noguera, Fernando Domínguez‐Castro, Sergio M. Vicente‐Serrano