Introductory material on a variety of climate-related subjects intended for the interested layperson.

  1. Global temperature record - updated January 2020
  2. Causes of climate change
  3. UK weather and climate
  4. UK Climate indicators
  5. The millenial temperature record
  6. The Holocene
  7. Thermohaline circulation - updated May 2008
  8. Modelling climate change
  9. Climate change scenarios
  10. Sea level rise
  11. North Atlantic Oscillation
  12. El Niño and the Southern Oscillation and their influence
  13. Volcanoes and their effect on climate
  14. Applied climatology
  15. Changing intensity of rainfall over Britain - updated May 2008

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