Working Group I (WGI) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is pleased to announce that the Second Order Draft of the WGI contribution to the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report (AR5), Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis, will be available for Expert and Government Review from 5 October - 30 November 2012.
U.S. Forest Service research indicates that climate change will affect habitat suitability for maple trees, threatening the multimillion dollar maple syrup industry. Changes in climate have already had an impact on the iconic sugar maple trees of the Northeastern U.S.
This notice sets forth the schedule of a forthcoming meeting of the DoC NOAA National Climate Assessment and Development Advisory Committee (NCADAC).
Multiple USGS field crews from several states are recording high-water marks, collecting discharge measurements and obtaining water quality data in coastal and inland Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana.
The average global temperature for July 2012 was more than 1Fahrenheit above the 20th-century average, making it the fourth warmest July since record keeping began in 1880.
A new statistical analysis by NASA scientists has found that Earth's land areas have become much more likely to experience an extreme summer heat wave than they were in the middle of the 20th century.
According to the latest statistics from NOAA's National Climatic Data Center, the average temperature for the contiguous United States during July was 77.6F, which is 3.3F above the 20th-century average.
Time and Date: The meeting will be held Wednesday, August 15, 2012 from 3:00-5:00 p.m. Eastern time.
For several days this month, Greenland's surface ice cover melted over a larger area than at any time in more than 30 years of satellite observations.
A new funding opportunity solicits contributions to enhance the use of NASA's observation and modeling products in future NCAs by encouraging the developing and testing of potential climate change indicators.