News and Opportunities

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

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August, 2016

...competitive research funding through five major Programs: Climate Observations and Monitoring (COM); Atmospheric Chemistry, Carbon Cycle, and Climate (AC4); Climate Variability and Predictability (CVP); Modeling, Analysis, Predictions, and Projections (MAPP); and Climate and Societal Interactions (CSI).

June, 2016

The 2nd State of the Carbon Cycle Report (SOCCR-2): Assessing the Last Decades' Science of the Carbon Cycle across North America and Adjacent Oceans

April, 2016

The White House and the U.S. Global Change Research Program released a new final report called, 'The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States: A Scientific Assessment'....

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.