alexa Observed 1970-2005 cooling of summer daytime temperatures in coastal California.
Environmental Sciences

Environmental Sciences

Journal of Ecosystem & Ecography

Author(s): Bereket Lebassi, Jorge Gonzlez, Drazen Fabris, Edwin Maurer, Norman Miller, Cristina Milesi, Paul Switzer, Robert Bornstein

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This study evaluated 1950–2005 summer [June–August (JJA)] mean monthly air temperatures for two California air basins: the South Coast Air Basin (SoCAB) and the San Francisco Bay Area (SFBA). The study focuses on the more rapid post-1970 warming period, and its daily minima temperature Tmin and maxima temperature Tmax values were used to produce average monthly values and spatial distributions of trends for each air basin. Additional analyses included concurrent SSTs, 40-yr European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) Re-Analysis (ERA-40) sea level coastal pressure gradients, and GCM-downscaled average temperature Tave values.

This article was published in J Climate and referenced in Journal of Ecosystem & Ecography

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