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Hu, L., Andrews, A. E., Thoning, K. W., Sweeney, C., Miller, J. B., Michalak, A. M., Dlugokencky, E., Tans, P. P., Shiga, Y. P., Mountain, M., Nehrkorn, T., Montzka, S. A., McKain, K., Kofler, J., Trudeau, M., Sylvia Englund Michel, Biraud, S. C., Fischer, M. L., Worthy, D. E. J., Bruce H. VaughnJames W. C. White, Yadav, V., Basu, S., van der Velde, I. R. 2019: Enhanced North American carbon uptake associated with El Niño. Science Advances, 5(6): eaaw0076. DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aaw0076

Isaac Vimont, Turnbull, J. C., Petrenko, V. V., Place, P. F., Sweeney, C., Miles, N., Richardson, S., Bruce H. VaughnJames W. C. White 2019: An improved estimate for the δ13C and δ18O signatures of carbon monoxide produced from atmospheric oxidation of volatile organic compounds. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 19(13): 8547-8562. DOI: 10.5194/acp-19-8547-2019

Nisbet, E. G., Manning, M. R., Dlugokencky, E. J., Fisher, R. E., Lowry, D., Sylvia Englund Michel, Lund Myhre, C., Platt, S. M., Allen, G., Bousquet, P., Brownlow, R., Cain, M., France, J. L., Hermansen, O., Hossaini, R., Jones, A. E., Levin, I., Manning, A. C., Myhre, G., Pyle, J. A., Bruce H. Vaughn, Warwick, N. J., James W. C. White 2019: Very strong atmospheric methane growth in the 4 years 2014–2017: Implications for the Paris Agreement. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 33(3): 318-342. DOI: 10.1029/2018GB006009

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, including study chair, James W. C. White 2018: Improving Characterization of Anthropogenic Methane Emissions in the United States. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. DOI: 10.17226/24987

Thompson, R. L., Nisbet, E. G., Pisso, I., Stohl, A., Blake, D., Dlugokencky, E. J., Helmig, D., James W. C. White 2018: Variability in atmospheric methane from fossil fuel and microbial sources over the last three decades. Geophysical Research Letters, 45(20): 11,499-11,508. DOI: 10.1029/2018GL078127

Schaefer, H., Smale, D., Nichol, S. E., Bromley, T. M., Brailsford, G. W., Martin, R. J., Moss, R., Sylvia Englund MichelJames W. C. White 2018: Limited impact of El Niño-Southern Oscillation on variability and growth rate of atmospheric methane. Biogeosciences, 15(21): 6371-6386. DOI: 10.5194/bg-15-6371-2018

Peters, W., van der Velde, I. R., van Schaik, E., Miller, J. B., Ciais, P., Duarte, H. F., van der Laan-Luijkx, I. T., van der Molen, M. K., Scholze, M., Schaefer, K., Vidale, P. L., Verhoef, A., Wårlind, D., Zhu, D., Tans, P., Bruce H. VaughnJames W. C. White 2018: Increased water-use efficiency and reduced CO2 uptake by plants during droughts at a continental scale. Nature Geoscience, 11: 744-748. DOI: 10.1038/s41561-018-0212-7

Umezawa, T., Brenninkmeijer, C. A. M., Röckmann, T., van der Veen, C., Tyler, S. C., Fujita, R., Morimoto, S., Aoki, S., Sowers, T., Schmitt, J., Bock, M., Beck, J., Fischer, H., Sylvia Englund MichelBruce H. Vaughn, Miller, J. B., James W. C. White, Brailsford, G., Schaefer, H., Sperlich, P., Brand, W. A., Rothe, M., Blunier, T., Lowry, D., Fisher, R. E., Nisbet, E. G., Rice, A. L., Bergamaschi, P., Veidt, C., Levin, I. 2018: Interlaboratory comparison of δ13C and δD measurements of atmospheric CH4 for combined use of data sets from different laboratories. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 11(2): 1207-1231. DOI: 10.5194/amt-11-1207-2018

van der Velde, I. R., Miller, J. B., van der Volen, M. K., Tans, P. P., Bruce H. VaughnJames W. C. White, Schaefer, K., Peters, W. 2018: The CarbonTracker Data Assimilation System for CO2 and δ13C (CTDAS-C13 v1.0): Retrieving information on land–atmosphere exchange processes. Geoscientific Model Development, 11(1): 283-304. DOI: 10.5194/gmd-11-283-2018

Graven, H., Allison, C. E., Etheridge, D. M., Hammer, S., Keeling, R. F., Levin, I., Meijer, H. A. J., Rubino, M., Tans, P., Trudinger, C. M., Bruce H. VaughnJames W. C. White 2017: Compiled records of carbon isotopes in atmospheric CO2 for historical simulations in CMIP6. Geoscientific Model Development, 10: 4405-4417. DOI: 10.5194/gmd-10-4405-2017

Tyler Jones, Cuffey, K. M., James W. C. White, Steig, E. J., Buizert, C., Markle, B. R., McConnell, J. R., Sigl, M. 2017: Water isotope diffusion in the WAIS Divide ice core during the Holocene and last glacial. Journal of Geophysical Research—Earth Surface, 122(1): 290-309. DOI: 10.1002/2016JF003938

Isaac Vimont, Turnbull, J. C., Petrenko, V. V., Place, P. F., Karion, A. , Miles, N. L., Richardson, S. J., Gurney, K., Patarasuk, R., Sweeney, C., Bruce H. VaughnJames W. C. White 2017: Carbon monoxide isotopic measurements in Indianapolis constrain urban source isotopic signatures and support mobile fossil fuel emissions as the dominant wintertime CO source. Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene, 5: article 63. DOI: 10.1525/elementa.136

Tyler Jones, Roberts, W. H. G., Steig, E. J., Cuffey, K. M., Markle, B. R., James W. C. White 2018: Southern Hemisphere climate variability forced by Northern Hemisphere ice-sheet topography. Nature, 554: 351-355. DOI: 10.1038/nature24669

Pandey, S., Houweling, S., Krol, M., Aben, I., Monteil, G., Nechita-Banda, N., Dlugokencky, E. J., Detmers, R., Hasekamp, O., Xu, X., Riley, W. J., Poulter, B., Zhang, Z., McDonald, K. C., James W. C. White, Bousquet, P., Röckmann, T. 2017: Enhanced methane emissions from tropical wetlands during the 2011 La Niña. Scientific Reports, 7: 45759. DOI: 10.1038/srep45759

Rigby, M., Montzka, S. A., Prinn, R. G., James W. C. White, Young, D., O’Doherty, S., Lunt, M. F., Ganesan, A. L., Manning, A. J., Simmonds, P. G., Salameh, P. K., Harth, C. M., Mühle, J., Weiss, R. F., Fraser, P. J., Steele, L. P., Krummel, P. B., McCulloch, A., Park, S. 2017: Role of atmospheric oxidation in recent methane growth. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 114(21): 5373-5377. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1616426114

PAGES2k Consortium, including, James W. C. White 2017: A global multiproxy database for temperature reconstructions of the Common Era. Scientific Data, 4: 170088. DOI: 10.1038/sdata.2017.88

Markle, B. R., Steig, E. J., Buizert, C., Schoenemann, S. W., Bitz, C. M., Fudge, T. J., Pedro, J. B., Ding, Q., Tyler JonesJames W. C. White, Sowers, T. 2017: Global atmospheric teleconnections during Dansgaard–Oeschger events. Nature Geoscience, 10: 36-40. DOI: 10.1038/ngeo2848

Garland, J., Tyler Jones, Bradley, E., James, R. G., James W. C. White 2016: A first step toward quantifying the climate’s information production over the last 68,000 years. In Bostrom, H., Knobbe, A., Soares, C., and Papapetrou, P. (eds.), Advances in Intelligent Data Analysis XV. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 9897. Springer, 343-355. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-46349-0_30

Berkelhammer, M., Noone, D. C., Steen-Larsen, H. C., Bailey, A., Cox, C. J., O'Neill, M. S., Schneider, D., Steffen, K., James W. C. White 2016: Surface-atmosphere decoupling limits accumulation at Summit, Greenland. Science Advances, 2(4): article e1501704. DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1501704

Nisbet, E. G., Dlugokencky, E. J., Manning, M. R., Lowry, D., Fisher, R. E., France, J. L., Sylvia Englund Michel, Miller, J. B., James W. C. WhiteBruce H. Vaughn, Bousquet, P., Pyle, J. A., Warwick, N. J., Cain, M., Brownlow, R., Zazzeri, G., Lanoisellé, Manning, A. C., Gloor, E., Worthy, D. E. J., Brunke, E.-G., Labuschagne, C., Wolff, E. W., Ganesan, A. L. 2016: Rising atmospheric methane: 2007-2014 growth and isotopic shift. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 30(9): 1356-1370. DOI: 10.1002/2016GB005406

Schaefer, H., Fletcher, S. E. M., Veidt, C., Lassey, K. R., Brailsford, G. W., Bromley, T. M., Dlugokencky, E. J., Sylvia Englund Michel, Miller, J. B., Levin, I., Lowe, D. C., Martin, R. J., Bruce H. VaughnJames W. C. White 2016: A 21st-century shift from fossil-fuel to biogenic methane emissions indicated by 13CH4. Science, 352(6281): 80-84. DOI: 10.1126/science.aad2705

Steig, E. J., Huybers, K., Singh, H. A., Steiger, N. J., Ding, Q., Frierson, D. M. W., Popp, T., James W. C. White 2015: Influence of West Antarctic Ice Sheet collapse on Antarctic surface climate. Geophysical Research Letters, 42(12): 4862-4868. DOI: 10.1002/2015GL063861

Kobashi, T., Box, J. E., Vinther, B. M., Goto-Azuma, K., Blunier, T., James W. C. White, Nakaegawa, T., Andresen, C. S. 2015: Modern solar maximum forced late twentieth century Greenland cooling. Geophysical Research Letters, 42(14): 5992-5999. DOI: 10.1002/2015GL064764

Ballantyne, A. P., Andres, R., Houghton, R., Stocker, B. D., Wanninkhof, R., Anderegg, W., Cooper, L. A., DeGrandpre, M., Tans, P. P., Miller, J. B., Alden, C., James W. C. White 2015: Audit of the global carbon budget: Estimate errors and their impact on uptake uncertainty. Biogeosciences, 12(8): 2565-2584. DOI: 10.5194/bg-12-2565-2015

Thompson, R. L., Stohl, A., Zhou, L. X., Dlugokencky, E., Fukuyama, Y., Tohjima, Y., Kim, S.-Y., Lee, H., Nisbet, E. G., Fisher, R. E., Lowry, D., Weiss, R. F., Prinn, R. G., O’Doherty, S., Young, D., James W. C. White 2015: Methane emissions in East Asia for 2000–2011 estimated using an atmospheric Bayesian inversion. Journal of Geophysical Research—Atmospheres, 120(9): 4352-4369. DOI: 10.1002/2014JD022394

Ghosh, A., Patra, P. K., Ishijima, K., Umezawa, T., Ito, A., Etheridge, D. M., Sugawara, S., Kawamura, K., Miller, J. B., Dlugokencky, E. J., Krummel, P. B., P. J. Fraser, L. P. Steele, R. L. Langenfelds, James W. C. WhiteBruce H. Vaughn, T. Saeki, S. Aoki, T. Nakazawa 2015: Variations in global methane sources and sinks during 1910–2010. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 15, 2595-2612. DOI: 10.5194/acp-15-2595-2015

Buizert, C., Gkinis, V., Severinghaus, J. P., He, F., Lecavalier, B. S., Kindler, P., Leuenberger, M., Carlson, A. E., Vinther, B., Masson-Delmotte, V., James W. C. White, Liu, Z., Otto-Bliesner, B., Brook, E. J. 2014: Greenland temperature response to climate forcing during the last deglaciation. Science, 345(6201): 1177-1180. DOI: 10.1126/science.1254961

Buizert, C., Martinerie, P., Petrenko, V. V., Severinghaus, J. P., Trudinger, C. M., Witrant, E., Rosen, J. L., Orsi, A. J., Rubino, M., Etheridge, D. M., Steele, L. P., Hogan, C., Laube, J. C., Sturges, W. T., Levchenko, V. A., Smith, A. M., Levin, I., Conway, T. J., Dlugokencky, E. J., Lang, P. M., Kawamura, K., Jenk, T. M., James W. C. White, Sowers, T., Schwander, J., Blunier, T. 2014: Corrigendum to “Gas transport in firn: Multiple-tracer characterisation and model intercomparison for NEEM, Northern Greenland” published in Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 4259-4277, 2012. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 14, 3571-3572. DOI: 10.5194/acp-14-3571-2014

Helmig, D., Petrenko, V., Martinerie, P., Witrant, E., Röckmann, T., Zuiderweg, A., Holzinger, R., Hueber, J., Chelsea ThompsonJames W. C. White, Sturges, W., Baker, A., Blunier, T., Etheridge, D., Rubino, M., Tans, P. 2014: Reconstruction of Northern Hemisphere 1950-2010 atmospheric non-methane hydrocarbons. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 14: 1463-1483. DOI: 10.5194/acp-14-1463-2014

Marcott, S. A., Bauska, T. K., Buizert, C., Steig, E. J., Rosen, J. L., Cuffey, K. M., Fudge, T. J., Severinghaus, J. P., Ahn, J., Kalk, M. L., McConnell, J. R., Sowers, T., Taylor, K. C., James W. C. White, Brook, E. J. 2014: Centennial-scale changes in the global carbon cycle during the last deglaciation. Nature, 514(7524): 616+. DOI: 10.1038/nature13799

Gkinis, V., Simonsen, S. B., Buchardt, S. L., James W. C. White, Vinther, B. M. 2014: Water isotope diffusion rates from the NorthGRIP ice core for the last 16,000 years: Glaciological and paleoclimatic implications. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 405: 132-141. DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2014.08.022

National Research Council, Committee on Understanding and Monitoring Climate Change Impacts, chair, James W. C. White 2013: Abrupt impacts of climate change: Anticipating surprises. Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press.

van der Velde, I. R., Miller, J. B., Schaefer, K., Masarie, K. A., Denning, S., James W. C. White, Tans, P. P., Krol, M. C., Peters, W. 2013: Biosphere model simulations of interannual variability in terrestrial C-13/C-12 exchange. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 27(3): 637-649. DOI: 10.1002/gbc.20048

Petrenko, V. V., Martinerie, P., Novelli, P., Etheridge, D. M., Levin, I., Wang, Z., Blunier, T., Chappellaz, J., Kaiser, J., Lang, P., Steele, L. P., Hammer. S., Mak, J., Langenfelds, R. L., Schwander, J., Severinghaus, J. P., Witrant, E., Petron, G., Battle, M. O., Forster, G., Sturges, W. T., Lamarque, J.-F., Steffen, K., James W. C. White 2013: A 60 yr record of atmospheric carbon monoxide reconstructed from Greenland firn air. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 13: 7567-7585. DOI: 10.5194/acp-13-7567-2013

Rubino, M., Etheridge, D. M., Trudinger, C. M., Allison, C. E., Battle, M. O., Langenfelds, R. L., Steele, L. P., Curran, M., Bender, M., James W. C. White, Jenk, T. M., Blunier, T., Francey, R. J. 2013: A revised 1000 year atmospheric ∂13C-CO2 record from Law Dome and South Pole, Antarctica. Journal of Geophysical Research—Atmospheres, 118(15): 8482-8499. DOI: 10.1002/jgrd.50668

Gifford H. Miller, Brigham-Grette, J., Alley, R. B., Anderson, L., Bauch, H. A., Douglas, M. S. V., Edwards, M. E., Scott Elias, Finney, B. P., Fitzpatrick, J. J., Funder, S. V., Áslaug Geirsdóttir, Herbert, T. D., Hinzman, L. D., Kaufman, D. S., MacDonald, G. M., Polyak, L., Robock, A., Serreze, M. C., Smol, J. P., Spielhagen, R., James W. C. White, Wolfe, A. P., Wolff, E. W. 2013: Paleoclimate history of the Arctic. In Elias, S. A. (editor), Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science, second edition. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 113-125. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-444-53643-3.00030-3

Ballantyne, A. P., Axford, Y., Gifford H. Miller, Otto-Bliesner, B. L., Rosenbloom, N., James W. C. White 2013: The amplification of Arctic terrestrial surface temperatures by reduced sea-ice extent during the Pliocene. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 386: 59-67. DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2013.05.002

Ahmed, M. and other members of the PAGES 2k Consortium, including, James W. C. White 2013: Continental-scale temperature variability during the past two millennia. Nature Geoscience, 6(5): 339-346. DOI: 10.1038/NGEO1797

Steig, E. J., Ding, Q., James W. C. White, Kuettel, M., Rupper, S. B., Neumann, T. A., Neff, P. D., Gallant, A. J. E., Mayewski, P. A., Taylor, K. C., Hoffmann, G., Dixon, D. A., Schoenemann, S. W., Markle, B. R., Fudge, T. J., Schneider, D. P., Schauer, A. J., Teel, R. P., Bruce H. Vaughn, Burgener, L., Williams, J., Korotkikh, E. 2013: Recent climate and ice-sheet changes in West Antarctica compared with the past 2,000 years. Nature Geoscience, 6(5): 372-375. DOI: 10.1038/NGEO1778

Mayewski, P. A., Maasch, K. A., Dixon, D., Sneed, S. B., Oglesby, R., Korotkikh, E., Potocki, M., Grigholm, B., Kreutz, K., Kurbatov, A. V., Spaulding, N., Stager, J. C., Taylor, K. C., Steig, E. J., James W. C. White, Bertler, N. A. N., Goodwin, I., Simoes, J. C., Jana, R., Kraus, S., Fastook, J. 2013: West Antarctica's sensitivity to natural and human-forced climate change over the Holocene. Journal of Quaternary Science, 28(1): 40-48. DOI: 10.1002/jqs.2593

Buizert, C., Martinerie, P., Petrenko, V. V., Severinghaus, J. P., Trudinger, C. M., Witrant, E., Rosen, J. L., Orsi, A. J., Rubino, M., Etheridge, D. M., Steele, L. P., Hogan, C., Laube, J. C., Sturges, W. T., Levchenko, V. A., Smith, A. M., Levin, I., Conway, T. J., Dlugokencky, E. J., Lang, P. M., Kawamura, K., Jenk, T. M., James W. C. White, Sowers, T., Schwander, J., Blunier, T. 2012: Gas transport in firn: multiple-tracer characterisation and model intercomparison for NEEM, Northern Greenland. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics,12(9): 4259-4277. DOI: 10.5194/acp-12-4259-2012

Sachse, D., Billault, I., Bowen, G. J., Chikaraishi, Y., Dawson, T. E., Feakins, S. J., Freeman, K. H., Magill, C. R., McInerney, F. A., van der Meer, M. T. J., Polissar, P., Robins, R. J., Sachs, J. P., Schmidt, H.-L., Sessions, A. L., James W. C. White, West, J. B., Kahmen, A. 2012: Molecular paleohydrology: Interpreting the hydrogen-isotopic composition of lipid biomarkers from photosynthesizing organisms. Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences, 40: 221-249. DOI: 10.1146/annurev-earth-042711-105535

Ballantyne, A. P., Miller, J. B., Baker, I. T., Tans, P. P., James W. C. White 2011: Novel applications of carbon isotopes in atmospheric CO2: What can atmospheric measurements teach us about processes in the biosphere?. Biogeosciences, 8: 3093-3106. DOI: 10.5194/bg-8-3093-2011

Buenning, N. H., Noone, D. C., Riley, W. J., Still, C. J., James W. C. White 2011: Influences of the hydrological cycle on observed interannual variations in atmospheric CO18O. Journal of Geophysical Research Biogeosciences, 116: G04001. DOI: 10.1029/2010JG001576

Fegyveresi, J. M., Alley, R. B., Spencer, M. K., Fitzpatrick, J. J., Steig, E. J., James W. C. White, McConnell, J. C., Taylor, K. C. 2011: Late-Holocene climate evolution at the WAIS Divide site, West Antarctica: Bubble number-density estimates. Journal of Glaciology, 57(204): 629 638.

Krizek, K. J., Newport, D., James W. C. White, Townsend, A. R. 2011: Higher education's sustainability imperative: How to practically respond?. International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 13(1): 19-33. DOI: 10.1108/14676371211190281

McInerney, F. A., Stromberg, C. A. E., James W. C. White 2011: The Neogene transition from C3 to C4 grasslands in North America: Stable carbon isotope ratios of fossil phytoliths. Paleobiology, 37 (1): 23 49.

Monteil, G., Houweling, S., Dlugockenky, E. J., Maenhout, G., Bruce H. VaughnJames W. C. White, Rockmann, T. 2011: Interpreting methane variations in the past two decades using measurements of CH4 mixing ratio and isotopic composition. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 11, 9141 9153. DOI: 10.5194/acp-11-9141-2011

Steen-Larsen, H. C., Masson-Delmotte, V., Sjolte, J., Johnsen, S. J., Vinther, B. M., Breon, F. -M., Clausen, H. B., Dahl-Jensen, D., Falourd, S., Fettweis, X., Gallee, H., Jouzel, J., Kageyama, M., Lerche, H., Minster, B., Picard, G., Punge, H. J., Risi, C., Salas, D., Schwander, J., Steffen, K., Sveinbjoernsdottir, A. E., Svensson, A., James W. C. White 2011: Understanding the climatic signal in the water stable isotope records from the NEEM shallow firn/ice cores in northwest Greenland. Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres, 116: D06108, DOI: 10.1029/2010JD014311

Gifford H. Miller, Brigham-Grette, J., Alley, R. B., Anderson, L., Bauch, H. A., Douglas, M. S. V., Edwards, M. E., Scott Elias, Finney, B. P., Fitzpatrick, J. J., Funder, S. V., Herbert, T. D., Hinzman, L. D., Kaufman, D. S., MacDonald, G. M., Polyak, L., Robock, A., Serreze, M. C., Smol, J. P., Spielhagen, R., James W. C. White, Wolfe, A. P., Wolff, E. W. 2010: Temperature and precipitation history of the Arctic. Quaternary Science Reviews, 29(15-16): 1679-1715. DOI: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2010.03.001

Pendall, E., Schwendenmann, L., Rahn, T., Miller, J. B., Tans, P. P., James W. C. White 2010: Land use and season affect fluxes of CO2, CH4, CO, N2O, H2 and isotopic source signatures in Panama: evidence from nocturnal boundary layer profiles. Global Change Biology, 16(10): 2721 2736, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2010.02199.x

Bruce H. Vaughn, Evans, C. U., James W. C. White, Still, C. J., Masarie, K. A., Turnbull, J. 2010: Global network measurements of atmospheric trace gas isotopes. In West, J. B., Bowen, G. J., Dawson, T. E., and Tu, K. P. (eds.), Isoscapes: Understanding Movement, Pattern, and Process on Earth through Isotope Mapping. New York: Springer, 3 31.

Alley, R. B., Brigham-Grette, J., Gifford H. Miller, Polyak, L., James W. C. White 2009: Past Climate Variability and Change in the Arctic and at High Latitudes. A report by the U.S. Climate Change Science Program and the Subcommittee on Global Change Research. Reston, Virginia: U.S. Geological Survey, 461 pp.

James W. C. White, Alley, R. B., Anne Jennings, Johnsen, S., Gifford H. Miller, Nerem, S. 2009: Past rates of climate change in the Arctic. In Past Climate Variability and Change in the Arctic and at High Latitudes. A report by the U.S. Climate Change Program and Subcommittee on Global Change Research. Reston, Virginia: U.S. Geological Survey, 247-302.

Alley, R. B., Brigham-Grette, J., Gifford H. Miller, Polyak, L., James W. C. White 2009: Executive summary. In Past Climate Variability and Change in the Arctic and at High Latitudes. A report by the U.S. Climate Change Science Program and the Subcommittee on Global Change Research. Reston, Virginia: U.S. Geological Survey, 1 4.

Alley, R. B., Brigham-Grette, J., Gifford H. Miller, Polyak, L., James W. C. White 2009: Key findings and recommendations. In Past Climate Variability and Change in the Arctic and at High Latitudes. A report by the U.S. Climate Change Science Program and the Subcommittee on Global Change Research. Reston, Virginia: U.S. Geological Survey, 185 190.

Dlugokencky, E. J., Bruhwiler, L., James W. C. White, Emmons, L. K., Novelli, P. C., Montzka, S. A., Masarie, K. A., Lang, P. M., Crotwell, A. M., Miller, J. B., Gatti, L. V. 2009: Observational constraints on recent increases in the atmospheric CH4 burden. Geophysical Research Letters, 36: L18803, DOI: 10.1029/2009GL039780

Still, C. J., Riley, W. J., Biraud, S. C., Noone, D. C., Buenning, N. H., Randerson, J. T., Torn, M. S., Welker, J., James W. C. WhiteRyan Vachon, Farquhar, G. D., Berry, J. A. 2009: Influence of clouds and diffuse radiation on ecosystem-atmosphere CO2 and CO18O exchanges. Journal of Geophysical Research, 114: G01018, DOI: 10.1029/2007JG000675

James W. C. White 2009: Geoscience of climate and energy 5. Ice cores, greenhouse gases and climate change. Geoscience Canada, 36(2): 78 80.

Cuna, S., Pendall, E., Miller, J. B., Tans, P. P., Dlugokencky, E., James W. C. White 2008: Separating contributions from natural and anthropogenic sources in atmospheric methane from the Black Sea region, Romania. Applied Geochemistry, 23: 2871 2879. DOI: 10.1016/j.apgeochem.2008.04.019

Masson-Delmotte, V., Hou, S., Ekaykin, A., Jouzel, J., Aristarain, A., Bernardo, R. T., Bromwich, D., Cattani, O., Delmotte, M., Falourd, S., Frezzotti, M., Gallee, H., Genoni, L., Isaksson, E., Landais, A., Helsen, M. M., Hoffmann, G., Lopez, J., Morgan, V., Motoyama, H., Noone, D., Oerter, H., Petit, J. R., Royer, A., Uemura, R., Schmidt, G. A., Schlosser, E., Simoes, J. C., Steig, E. J., Stenni, B., Stievenard, M., van den Broeke, M. R., van de Wal, R. S. W., van de Berg, W. J., Vimeux, F., James W. C. White 2008: A review of Antarctic surface snow isotopic composition: Observations, atmospheric circulation, and isotopic modeling. Journal of Climate, 21(13): 3359 3387. DOI: 10.1175/2007JCLI2139.1

Schaeffer, S. M., Miller, J. B., Bruce H. VaughnJames W. C. White, Bowling, D. R. 2008: Long-term field performance of a tunable diode laser absorption spectrometer for analysis of carbon isotopes of CO2 in forest air. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 8(17): 5263 5277.

Steffensen, J. P., Andersen, K. K., Bigler, M., Clausen, H. B., Dahl-Jensen, D., Fischer, H., Goto-Azuma, K., Hansson, M., Johnsen, S. J., Jouzel, J., Masson-Delmotte, V., Popp, T., Rasmussen, S. O., Rthlisberger, R., Ruth, U., Stauffer, B., Siggaard-Andersen, M.-L., Sveinbjrnsdttir, . E., Svensson, A., James W. C. White 2008: High-resolution Greenland ice core data show abrupt climate change happens in few years. Science, 321(5889): 680 684. DOI: 10.1126/science.1157707

Ferretti, D. F., Miller, J. B., James W. C. White, Lassey, K. R., Lowe, D. C., Etheridge, D. M. 2007: Stable isotopes provide revised global limits of aerobic methane emissions from plants. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 7: 237-241. DOI: 10.5194/acp-7-237-2007

Hobbie, J. E., Baker, A., Clarke, G., Doran, P. T., Karl, D., Methe, B., Miller, H., Mukasa, S. B., Race, M., Vincent, W. F., Walton, D., James W. C. White 2007: Exploration of Antarctic subglacial aquatic environments: Environmental and scientific stewardship. Washington, D. C., National Academies Press.

James W. C. White, Ferretti, D. F., Miller, J. B., Etheridge, D. M., Lassey, K. R., Lowe, D. C., MacFarling, C. M., Dreier, M. F., Trudinger, C. M., van Ommen, T. 2007: The global methane budget over the last 2,000 years: 13CH4 reveals hidden information. In Dawson, T. E., and Siegwolf, R. T. W. (eds.), Stable Isotopes as Indicators of Ecological Change. New York: Elsevier, 235-249.

Jouzel, J., Stievenard, M., Johnsen, S. J., Landais, A., Masson-Delmotte, V., Sveinbjornsdttir, A., Vimeux, F., von Grafenstein, U., James W. C. White 2007: The GRIP deuterium-excess record. Quaternary Science Reviews, 26: 1-17. DOI: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2006.07.015

Ryan VachonJames W. C. White, Gutmann, E., Welker, J. M. 2007: Amount-weighted annual isotopic (18O) values are affected by the seasonality of precipitation: A sensitivity study. Geophysical Research Letters, 34: L21707.

Zhou, L., James W. C. White, Conway, T. J., Mukai, H., MacClune, K., Zhang, X., Wen, Y., Li, J. 2006: Long-term record of atmospheric CO2 and stable isotopic ratios at Waliguan Observatory: Seasonally averaged 1991-2002 source/sink signals, and a comparison of 1998-2002 record to the 11 selected sites in the Northern Hemisphere. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 20(2): article GB2001. DOI: 10.1029/2004GB002431

Bousquet, P., Ciais, P., Miller, J. B., Dlugokencky, E. J., Hauglustaine, D. A., Prigent, C., Van der Werf, G. R., Peylin, P., Brunke, E.-G., Carouge, C., Langenfelds, R. L., Lathire, J., Papa, F., Ramonet, M., Schmidt, M., Steele, L. P., Tyler, S. C., James W. C. White 2006: Contribution of anthropogenic and natural sources to atmospheric methane variability. Nature, 443(28): 441-443. DOI: 10.1038/nature05132

Flückiger, J., Knutti, R., James W. C. White 2006: Oceanic processes as potential trigger and amplifying mechanisms for Heinrich events. Paleoceanography, 21: article PA2014.

Waddington, E. D., Conway, H., Steig, E. J., Alley, R. B., Brook, E. J., Taylor, K. C., James W. C. White 2005: Decoding the dipstick: Thickness of Siple Dome, West Antarctica, at the Last Glacial Maximum. Geology, 33(4): 281-284. DOI: 10.1130/G21165.1

Steig, E. J., Mayewski, P. A., Dixon, D. A., Kaspari, S. D., Frey, M. M., Schneider, D., Arcone, S. A., Hamilton, G. S., Spikes, V. B., Albert, M., Meese, D., Gow, A. J., Shuman, C. A., James W. C. White, Sneed, S., Flaherty, J., Wumkes, M. 2005: High-resolution ice cores from USITASE (West Antarctica): Development and validation of chronologies and determination of precision and accuracy. Annals of Glaciology, 41: 77-84.

Jouzel, J., Masson-Delmotte, V., Stivenard, M., Landais, A., Vimeux, F., Johnsen, S. J., Sveinbjrnsdottir, A. E., James W. C. White 2005: Rapid deuterium-excess changes in Greenland ice cores: A link between the ocean and the atmosphere. Comptes Rendus Geosciences, 337(10-11): 957-969.

Zhou, L. X., Conway, T. J., James W. C. White, Mukai, H., Zhang, X. C., Wen, Y. P., Li, J. L., MacClune, K. 2005: Long-term record of atmospheric CO2 and stable isotopic ratios at Waliguan Observatory: Background features and possible drivers, 1991-2002. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 19(3): article GB3021. DOI: 10.1029/2004GB002430

Bowling, D. R., Burns, S. P., Conway, T. J., Monson, R. K., James W. C. White 2005: Extensive observations of CO2 carbon isotope content in and above a high-elevation subalpine forest. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 19 (3), article GB3023. DOI: 10.1029/2004GB002394

Brook, E. J., James W. C. White, Schilla, A. S. M., Bender, M. L., Barnett, B., Severinghaus, J. P., Taylor, K. C., Alley, R. B., Steig, E. J. 2005: Timing of millennial-scale climate change at Siple Dome, West Antarctica, during the last glacial period. Quaternary Science Reviews, 24, 1333 1343.