Improving Indicators of Change
Indicators are measurements or calculations that represent how a complex system is changing over time—for instance, the unemployment rate is an
This pilot indicators platform is the first step in developing a more comprehensive interagency indicators system that can support the sustained National Climate Assessment. Agency contributions to the indicators effort include 25 new NASA-funded three-year projects to support the development of a broader suite of climate indicators. Projects include potential indicators related to extratropical cyclone activity, vegetation
USGCRP is also testing ways to connect indicators to other agency products, information, and resources that can help people make decisions.