News and Opportunities

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

2015

December, 2015

December 2015 AGU San Francisco sessions, February 2016 Washington DC Public Forum.....

...Comprehensive plans that include both short- and long-term interdisciplinary strategies for the carbon cycle science needed to support climate policy already exist....

CO2 emissions from fossil fuels and industry grew +0.6% in 2014, and are projected to decline by –0.6% [–1.6% to +0.5%] in 2015....

November, 2015

This public comment period invites the public to provide comments and feedback on a triennial update to the USGCRP Strategic Plan.

To generate a roadmap on how to further develop and enhance our capacity to predict future carbon dynamics in North America, gather collective knowledge on predictive carbon cycle science from the community and inform the 2nd State of the Carbon Cycle Report (SOCCR-2)....

October, 2015

....to discuss the capacity for resilience and vulnerability of soil carbon in response to climate change....

...The focus is on measurements, experiments, modeling or synthesis to provide improved quantitative and predictive understanding of terrestrial ecosystem and/or subsurface processes that can affect the cycling and transport of carbon, water, nutrients, and contaminants....

NASA is particularly looking for feedback to improve the strategic science plan under consideration including feedback on the science questions, approaches, measurements....

... opportunities for the greater geophysical community to learn about and provide feedback on the 2nd State of the Carbon Cycle Report (SOCCR-2) that we are in the process of planning...

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