News and Opportunities

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

2019

May, 2019

 

The 7th North American Carbon Program (NACP) Open Science Meeting will be convened at George Mason University (GMU) in Fairfax City, Virginia March 16–19, 2020.

All interested scientists, practitioners, managers and stakeholders are welcome to join this international meeting.

Meeting theme: 'The Future is Here: North American Carbon Cycle Science for a Changing Climate'

We are currently in the planning phase.


Next North American Carbon Program (NACP) Science Leadership Group (SLG) Meeting
Date: 1.5 days June 5 – 6
Venue: 1201 New York Ave NW, 4th Floor, Washington DC 20005
Sponsored by the U.S. Carbon Cycle Science Program
Contact Libby Larson for more information.

Details here.

On Behalf of leads and organizers, Drs. Lucy Hutyra & John Lin:

Please save the date for the third CO2-Urban Synthesis and Analysis Network ("CO2-USA") workshop to be on Monday and Tuesday, October 7-8, 2019 in Boston, MA.  This meeting will bring together scientists, stakeholders, and policymakers to discuss advances in urban carbon cycle research and policy making. 

 

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):
https://carbon2018.globalchange.gov

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 4, 2019. Recordings of the seminars will be made available after the talks. All webinars are freely accessible. 

SOCCR2 slide from presentation

January, 2019

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

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2018

November, 2018

The Second State of the Carbon Cycle Report (SOCCR2) can be accessed via https://carbon2018.globalchange.gov.

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.)

Cover image from report

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