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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Fourth National Climate Assessment Vol I + II
The Fourth National Climate Assessment (NCA4), completed in November 2018, is a comprehensive and authoritative report on climate change and its impacts in the United States.
NCA4 Vol II: Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States
This report, organized under the auspices of USGCRP's Adaptation Science Interagency Working Group, is a snapshot in time (2013-2014) of the status of climate change adaptation in Federal agencies that study and manage land and water resources.
This report was prepared as part of the United States National Climate Assessment and part of the President's Climate Action Plan (PCAP). USDA led the production of the report on behalf of the thirteen Federal Agencies of the U.S. Global Change Research Program. Thirty-one authors and contributors-- representing nineteen federal, academic, nongovernmental, and intergovernmental institutions in four countries-- prepared the report.. In response to the PCAP, this report integrates research from the biophysical and the social sciences across multiple sectors in order to evaluate climate-driven
This report summarizes discussions from a workshop of users and producers of land-use and land-cover (LULC) scenarios, convened by USGCRP's Scenarios and Interpretive Science Coordinating Group on June 25-27, 2014.