The Obama Administration today released a 10-year strategic plan for research related to global change , identifying priorities that will help state and local governments, businesses, and communities prepare for anticipated changes in the global environment, including climate change , in the decades ahead.
PostedApr 18, 2012
Physical Climate, Observations, Water Resources, Human Health, Extreme Events
Last week the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released temperature data showing that, in the contiguous United States, March 2012 was warmer than any other March on record.
The U.S. Global Change Research Program is currently advertising for two student assistant positions at the National Coordination Office in Washington, DC.
PostedApr 16, 2012
The National Climate Assessment (NCA) is pleased to announce the establishment of NCAnet, a network of partners who extend the NCA process and products to a broad audience of assessment producers and users through the development of assessment-related capacities and products.
PostedApr 13, 2012
Physical Climate, Modeling, Water Resources, International
Cross-posted from USGS , a member of the U.S. Global Change Research Program Spring rains in the eastern Horn of Africa are projected to begin late this year and be substantially lower than normal. From March - May, the rains are expected to total only 60 to 85 percentage of the average rainfall in this region. This is a significant deterioration
PostedApr 4, 2012
Last month, USGCRP's Carbon Cycle Science Program facilitated a series of briefings for the release of the 2011 U.S. Carbon Cycle Science Plan, a document that will serve to guide carbon cycle research in the United States over the next decade.
PostedMar 30, 2012
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a forthcoming conference call meeting of the DoC NOAA National Climate Assessment and Development Advisory Committee (NCADAC).
PostedMar 27, 2012
Physical Climate, Observations, Extreme Events
Phil Duffy, Senior Policy Analyst, Becky Fried, Policy Analyst, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President New data released last week by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) showed that the 2011-2012 winter season was the fourth warmest ever recorded in the United States. The data were
PostedMar 27, 2012
Carbon Cycle, Arctic
A new study by USGS scientists and university researchers reveals that a substantial amount of organic carbon on Alaskan glaciers comes from atmospheric deposition of fossil fuel emissions.
PostedMar 21, 2012
Ecosystems & Biodiversity, Extreme Events
As the climate gets warmer, many forests are feeling the heat. Impacts range from increased forest fire hazards and tree mortality to detrimental beetle outbreaks and alterations to leaf abundance and bloom.