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View Resource UMass Scientists Lead Team Reconstructing Global Temperature Over Past Six Centuries

University of Massachusetts geoscientists Drs. Michael Mann and Raymond Bradley published this news-breaking research paper in the April 23rd, 1998 issue of Nature. The authors examine climate data in detail and conclude that three recent years were the warmest since 1400 AD. In addition to the paper (Adobe Acrobat [.pdf] format--click on "Study"), the site contains a news release, two of the...

http://www.umass.edu/newsoffice/archive/1998/042298climate.h...
View Resource Our Changing Planet: The FY 1999 US Global Change Research Program

The US Global Change Research Information Office (GCRIO) has placed online their report entitled "Our Changing Planet: The FY 1999 Global Change Research Program." The report summarizes the program's recent research and outlines their plans for the future. Included is a National Assessment of the Consequences of Climate Change Impact, which discusses the ecological and economic impacts of climate...

https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=uc1.31822023032634;vi...
View Resource Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center (CDIAC)

Based at Oak Ridge National Laboratories in Tennessee, this Website is the US Department of Energy's "primary global-change data and information analysis center" and is a central source for many Carbon Dioxide-related resources. Among those resources are several we have reviewed, for example, the Catalog of Databases and Reports (reviewed in the June 24, 1998 Scout Report for Science & Engineering...

http://cdiac.ess-dive.lbl.gov/
View Resource Health, Climate and Infectious Disease: A Global Perspective

This new report (.pdf format) from the American Academy of Microbiology Critical Issues Colloquia Program examines "the combined advances in microbiology, meteorology, climatology, epidemiology, oceanography, ecology, medicine and space science that are shedding light on the intricate connections between weather, oceans and emerging and re-emerging diseases." The report assesses progress and makes...

https://www.asm.org/index.php/aamindex.php/clinical-medical-...
View Resource Mercury Rising: Bearing Witness to Climate Change

Embark on a photographic journey with the One World Journeys Team as they trek through the Monteverde Cloud Forest in Costa Rica from February 1-12 to witness how climate change is affecting the planet. Each day of their journey, the team of seven will update the site with photo images interwoven with sound in order to try and replicate their experiences for their Internet viewers. Photographs...

http://www.oneworldjourneys.com/climate/
View Resource Carbon Cycle Science Program

The US Global Change Research Program Carbon Cycle Science Program (last mentioned in the July 19, 2000 Scout Report for Science & Engineering) has been updated to reflect new research, meetings, and publications. Visitors to the current activities section can read about the research plans, which include quantifying the amount of carbon storage in agricultural land, improving carbon exchange...

https://www.carboncyclescience.us/
View Resource Center for Climatic Research

Part of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, The Center for Climatic Research (CCR) "focuses on studies of present, future, and past climates, the links between ecosystems and climate and between civilizations and climate, and assessment of the impacts of climate variability on water, food, and energy resources." The Web site offers descriptions of research; publications; upcoming events; and,...

http://nelson.wisc.edu/ccr/index.php
View Resource Global Climate Change Research Explorer: Biosphere

Take a first-hand look at how climate change affects the biosphere at this Web site from San Francisco's Exploratorium. Visitors can access long-term, short-term, and even near real time data from a number of research projects conducted by various institutions. All data are presented graphically, with straightforward explanations of phenomena in question. Science educators may find this Web site...

https://www.exploratorium.edu/climate/land-and-living-system...
View Resource GreenHouse Gas Online

Keep current with global warming issues with this Web site edited by greenhouse gas scientist Dave Reay. GreenHouse Gas Online offers current and archived articles from newspapers and peer-reviewed journals around the world. Only journal articles with freely available abstracts are included. The latest general news and journal articles can be found listed by title on the site's main page, while...

http://www.ghgonline.org/
View Resource Network for the Detection of Stratospheric Change (NDSC)

With operations beginning in 1991, "the Network for the Detection of Stratospheric Change (NDSC) is a set of high-quality remote-sounding research stations for observing and understanding the physical and chemical state of the stratosphere" and is supported by the International Ozone Commission, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO)....

http://www.ndsc.ncep.noaa.gov/
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