The Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES; www.ipbes.net(link is external)), an independent intergovernmental body that assesses the state of biodiversity and the ecosystem services biodiversity provides to society, is currently seeking experts and fellows (early career scientists) in natural science, social science, policy, and/or indigenous and local knowledge systems to serve as authors for two new assessments.
This page contains information about open calls for experts or Federal Register Notices that are relevant to USGCRP activities.
In 2016 the United Nations completed the first global integrated assessment of the state of the world ocean, the first World Ocean Assessment(link is external) (WOA-I).
In coordination with the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) accepted expert comment on the second-order draft of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report on
NCA4 Vol. II is a technical, scientific assessment of climate change impacts, risks, and adaptation across the United States. The assessment uses a risk-based framework in placing a strong emphasis on regional information, while also evaluating climate change impacts, risks, and adaptation on 17 national-level topics.
SOCCR-2 assesses the state of the carbon cycle across North America, emphasizing advances in the understanding of carbon cycle science and associated human dimensions.
Review Editors are responsible for ensuring that all substantive comments received during the public comment period and from the National Academy of Sciences review
The U.S. Department of State seeks nominations for U.S. scientists with requisite expertise to serve as Lead Authors or Review Editors
The United States Government is an active member of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP, www.unep.org(link is external)), which is in the process of delivering the sixth Global Environment Outlook (GEO 6).