Fourth National Climate Assessment Vol I + II
NCA4 Vol II: Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States
NCA4 Vol I: Climate Science Special Report
The Reports Library features scientific assessments, annual reports, strategic research plans, and other resources produced by USGCRP and the collaborative efforts of our member agencies. Select reports by other authoritative scientific bodies with whom we work, such as the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the National Research Council (NRC), are also accessible here. Most reports are available for download (open and click View); some can be ordered in print free of charge (open and click Add to Cart).
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The Report-in-Brief includes plain-language highlights and the technical executive summary.
The Second State of the Carbon Cycle Report (SOCCR2) provides a current state-of-the-science assessment of the carbon cycle in North America and its connection to climate and society. Information from the report is relevant to climate and carbon research as well as to management practices in North America and around the...
This Overview Report presents a summary of the first comprehensive assessment of Arctic Ocean Acidification conducted by the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP).
The 148-page Highlights book presents the major findings and selected highlights from Climate Change Impacts in the United States: The Third National Climate Assessment. The Highlights report is organized around the National Climate Assessment’s 12 Report Findings, which take an overarching view of the entire report and its 30 chapters.
This 20-page booklet provides a high-level compendium of Climate Change Impacts in the United States: The Third National Climate Assessment. The Overview covers the most important impacts at the national level but does not attempt to provide a comprehensive summary of the entire assessment.
The Working Group I contribution to the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report (WGI AR5) provides a comprehensive assessment of the physical science basis of climate change.
20-page Highlight Booklet of the Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States. A report of the U.S. Global Change Research Program. Published in 2009.
This report synthesizes the contributions of Working Groups I, II, and III to the IPCC’s Fourth Assessment Report, and also draws on recent IPCC Special Reports. It draws together policy-relevant scientific, technical, and socioeconomic information related to climate change, with the goal of assisting governments and other decision makers in formulating and implementing responses.
The First State of the Carbon Cycle Report (SOCCR): The North American Carbon Budget and Implications for the Global Carbon Cycle . A Report by the U.S. Climate Change Science Program and the Subcommittee on Global Change Research
Findings, Summary, and Frequently Asked Questions of the U.S. Climate Change Science Program Synthesis and Assessment Repor 2.2: The First State of the Carbon Cycle Report: North American Carbon Budget and Implications for the Global Carbon Cycle.