News and Opportunities


April, 2019

The Mexican Carbon Program released the two phase drafts of the First Mexican State of the Carbon Cycle Report 'Primer Reporte del Estado del Ciclo del Carbono en México (Agenda Azul y Verde)' for public review. Details below.


The leadership of the U.S. Carbon Cycle Science Program and Carbon Cycle Interagency Working Group participated in the European Geoscience Union (EGU) Meeting in Vienna, Austria (April 8-12, 2019) and also met with the leadership of the E.U. Integrated Carbon Observation System (ICOS).

The new State of the Carbon Cycle Report (SOCCR2) site was released on Earth Day (April 22, 2019):

Report Cover Figure: North American carbon cycling illustration, courtesy Ron Oden, University of Nevada, Reno.  This graphic represents the dynamic nature of carbon stocks and fluxes in the United States, Canada, and Mexico described in the Second State of the Carbon Cycle Report.

March, 2019

Updates on some recent and upcoming 2019 public engagement activities

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February, 2019

This is special public engagement series from the Second State of the Carbon Cycle Report (SOCCR2) team of carbon experts and the U.S. Carbon Cycle Science Program, in collaboration with OneNOAA Seminars. Each seminar will be broadcasted live on Tuesdays, 12-1pm ET between Feb. 26 - June 11, 2019. Recordings of the seminars will be made available after the talks. All webinars are freely accessible. 

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January, 2019

Thanks to all U.S. and international colleagues, friends, partners and community members....

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November, 2018

The Second State of the Carbon Cycle Report (SOCCR2) can be accessed via

SOCCR2, a Sustained assessment report of the U.S. Global Change Research Program was released on November 23, 2018.

The SOCCR2 Report-in-Brief can be accessed here

(Use #SOCCR2 #NCA4 in social media communications please.)

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The Second State of the Carbon Cycle Report (SOCCR2) release date is November 23, 2018, on the same day as the release of the Fourth National Climate Assessment (NCA4).

September, 2018

Following multiple formal and internal reviews conducted by the U.S. Government, the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicing (NASEM) and a public comment period, and consequent revisions and updates and revisions, the Second State of the Carbon Cycle Report (SOCCR2) is planned to be released by the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) in late 2018. Here we highlight some recent SOCCR2 public engagement activities, nationally and internationally, with presentations, Town Hall meetings, and panel discussions:

June, 2018

 The Ocean Carbon and Biogeochemistry Program (OCB) is organizing their annual summer workshop in Woods Hole, Massachusetts June 25-28, 2018

For details, see the meeting website here.

You can follow the workshop on Twitter (#OCB2018). Webcast link here