To celebrate the launch of the RMetS Journals site, we have made the most talked about paper for each journal, and the most downloaded paper of 2016 free to read until 14th June.

Free access to the most talked about papers of each RMetS journal:

Can marine cloud brightening reduce coral bleaching?
J. Latham, J. Kleypas, R. Hauser, B. Parkes and A. Gadian
Atmospheric Science Letters, January 2013

The international surface temperature initiative global land surface databank: monthly temperature data release description and methods
J. J. Rennie, J. H. Lawrimore, B. E. Gleason, P. W. Thorne, C. P. Morice, M. J. Menne, C. N. Williams, W. Gambi de Almeida, J. R. Christy, M. Flannery, M. Ishihara, K. Kamiguchi, A. M. G. Klein-Tank, A. Mhanda, D. H. Lister, V. Razuvaev, M. Renom, M. Rusticucci, J. Tandy, S. J. Worley, V. Venema, W. Angel, M. Brunet, B. Dattore, H. Diamond, M. A. Lazzara, F. Le Blancq, J. Luterbacher, H. Machel, J. Revadekar, R. S. Vose and X. Yin
Geoscience Data Journal, January 2014

Greenland Blocking Index 1851–2015: a regional climate change signal
E. Hanna, T. E. Cropper, R. J. Hall and J. Cappelen
International Journal of Climatology, May 2016

An examination of the trends in sunshine hours over Iran
F. Rahimzadeh, M. Pedram and M. C. Kruk
Meteorological Applications, June 2012

Coverage bias in the HadCRUT4 temperature series and its impact on recent temperature trends
K. Cowtan and R. G. Way
Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, January 2013

Disruptive ideas: public intellectuals and their arguments for action on climate change
M. C. Nisbet
WIREs Climate Change, September 2014

Iceberg risk in the Titanic year of 1912: was it exceptional?
G. R. Bigg and D. J. Wilton
<i.Weather, April 2014

Free access to the most downloaded RMetS papers of 2016:

On the critical Richardson number in stably stratified turbulence
B. Galperin, S. Sukoriansky and P. S. Anderson
Atmospheric Science Letters, 2007

Very high resolution interpolated climate surfaces for global land areas
R. J. Hijmans, S. E. Cameron, J. L. Parra, P. G. Jones and A. Jarvis
International Journal of Climatology, 2005

Seasonal variation of the prevailing wind direction in Britain
A. Lapworth and J. McGregor
Weather, 2008

The ERA-Interim reanalysis: configuration and performance of the data assimilation system
D. P. Dee, S. M. Uppala, A. J. Simmons, P. Berrisford, P. Poli, S. Kobayashi, U. Andrae, M. A. Balmaseda, G. Balsamo, P. Bauer, P. Bechtold, A. C. M. Beljaars, L. van de Berg, J. Bidlot, N. Bormann, C. Delsol, R. Dragani, M. Guentes, A. J. Geer, L. Haimberger, S. B. Healy, H. Hersbach, E. V. Holm, L. Isaksen, P. Kallberg, M. Kohler, M. Matricardi, A. P. McNally, B. M. Monge-Sanz, J. J. Morcrette, B. K. Park, C. Peubey, P. de Rosnay, C. Tavolato, J. N. Thepaut and F. Vitart
The Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 2011

The international surface temperature initiative global land surface databank: monthly temperature data release description and methods
J. J. Rennie, J. H. Lawrimore, B. E. Gleason, P. W. Thorne, C. P. Morice, M. J. Menne, C. N. Williams, W. Cambi de Alemida, J. R. Christy, M. Flannery, M. Ishihara, K. Kamiguchi, A. M. G. Klein-Tank, A. Mhanda, D. H. Lister, V. Razuvaev, M. Renom, M. Rusticucci, J. Tandy, S. J. Worley, V. Venema, W. Angel, M. Brunet, B. Dattore, H. Diamond, M. A. Lazzara, F. Le Blancq, J. Luterbacher, H. Machel, J. Revadekar, R. S. Vose and X. Yin
Geoscience Data Journal, 2014

Climate change impacts and adaptation in South Africa
G. Ziervogel, M. New, E. A. van Garderen, G. Midgley, A. Taylor, R. Hamann, S. Stuart-Hill, J. Myers and M. Warburton
WIREs Climate Change, 2014

A review of methods to calculate extreme wind speeds
J. P. Palutikof, B. B. Brabson, D. H. Lister and S. T. Adcock
Meteorological Applications, 1999

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