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(Unless otherwise noted, all news pieces were written by Gyami Shrestha.)

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March, 2016

...Despite many observations of the terrestrial, marine, atmosphere and anthropogenic carbon cycles, models don’t simulate the processes that are important for the future climate well....

To determine the state of the science regarding predicting carbon stocks and fluxes...identification of data needs and availability....

February, 2016

NASA, USDA, DOE, and NOAA seek proposals to improve understanding of changes in the distribution and cycling of carbon among the active land, ocean, coastal, and atmospheric reservoirs and how that understanding can be used to establish a scientific foundation for societal responses to global environmental change....

... to synthesize existing data and improve quantitative assessments of the North American carbon budget.

With the aim of describing sustained observational capabilities required to fulfill the objectives of the 2011 U.S. Carbon Cycle Science Plan, along with an assessment of current and planned capabilities for the period 2016-2025....

Submit author nominations, technical input and comments on the draft prospectus.....

January, 2016

47 participants from 12 countries participated in this 2.5 day workshop sponsored by the U.S. Carbon Cycle Science Program and the Commission for Environmental Cooperation.

This 1-day public forum will present an opportunity for interested parties and stakeholders to provide individual input on proposed SOCCR-2 themes.


December, 2015

...a peer-reviewed scientific assessment that identifies climate change effects on global food security.