Each week we share the latest peer-reviewed publications coming from the College of the Environment. Over the past week, four new articles co-authored by members of the College were added to the Web of Science database. They include articles about negative shortwave cloud feedback, the Black Sea oxygen inventory, and more. Read on!

1. Title: Indexed PCR Primers Induce Template-Specific Bias in Large-Scale DNA Sequencing Studies
Authors: J. O’Donnell, R. Kelly, N. Lowell, J. Port
Source: PLOS ONE, Volume 1/Issue 3. Published March 2016

2. Title: Observational evidence for a negative shortwave cloud feedback in middle to high latitudes
Authors: P. Ceppi, D. McCoy, D. Hartmann
Source: Geophysical Research Letters, Volume 43/Issue 3, Pages 1331-1339. Published February 2016

3. Title: Decline of the Black Sea oxygen inventory (OPEN ACCESS)
Authors: A. Capet, E. Stanev, J. Beckers, J. Murray, M. Gregoire
Source: Biogeosciences, Volume 13/Issue 4, Pages 1287-1297. Published March 2016

4. Title: Rainfall variations induced by the lunar gravitational atmospheric tide and their implications for the relationship between tropical rainfall and humidity
Authors: T. Kohyama, J. Wallace
Source: Geophysical Research Letters, Volume 43/Issue 2, Pages 1331-1339. Published January 2016