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Site Map for the US Global Change Research Program
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Synthesis and Assessment Products
- Information on Synthesis and Assessment Products: Summary Information
- Guidelines for Producing CCSP Synthesis and Assessment Products and Clarification of review and clearance process for CCSP Synthesis and Assessment Products.
- The latest S&A Product Announcements
- Product 1.1: Temperature Trends in the Lower Atmosphere: Steps for Understanding and Reconciling Differences
- Product 1.2: Past Climate Variability and Change in the Arctic and at High Latitudes
- Product 1.3: Re-analyses of historical climate data for key atmospheric features. Implications for attribution of causes of observed change
- Product 2.1: Scenarios of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Atmospheric Concentrations and Review of Integrated Scenario Development and Application
- Product 2.2: North American carbon budget and implications for the global carbon cycle [also known as the Prototype State of the Carbon Cycle Report (SOCCR) focused on North America]
- Product 2.3: Aerosol properties and their impacts on climate
- Product 2.4: Trends in emissions of ozone-depleting substances, ozone layer recovery, and implications for ultraviolet radiation exposure
- Product 3.1: Climate Models: An Assessment of Strengths and Limitations for User Applications
- Product 3.2: Climate Projections Based on Emissions Scenarios for long-lived radiatively active trace gases and future climate impacts of short-lived radiatively active gases and aerosols
- Product 3.4: Abrupt Climate Change
- Product 4.1: Coastal elevations and sensitivity to sea level rise
- Product 4.2: Thresholds of Change in Ecosystems
- Product 4.3: The effects of climate change on agriculture, land resources, water resources, and biodiversity
- Product 4.4: Preliminary review of adaptation options for climate-sensitive ecosystems and resources
- Product 4.5: Effects of Climate Change on Energy Production and Use in the United States
- Product 4.6: Analyses of the effects of global change on human health and welfare and human systems
- Product 4.7: Impacts of Climate Variability and Change on Transportation Systems and Infrastructure -- Gulf Coast Study
- Product 5.1: Uses and limitations of observations, data, forecasts, and other projections in decision support for selected sectors and regions
- Product 5.2: Best practice approaches for characterizing, communicating, and incorporating scientific uncertainty in decisionmaking
- Product 5.3: Decision support experiments and evaluations using seasonal to interannual forecasts and observational data
Library. In addition to material highlighted elsewhere on this page, includes links to:
- Announcements related to Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
- CCSP Workshop Climate Science in Support of Decision Making. 14-16 November 2005. Arlington, Virginia
- Strategic Plan:
- Planning Workshop
for Scientists and Stakeholders (Washington, DC, 3-5 December 2002).
- Congressional Testimony:
- Testimony of Jim Mahoney (Director, CCSP), at Hearing on Global Climate Change Policy and Budget Review. Hearing before the U.S. Congress, Senate, Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, Subcommittee on Global Climate Change and Impacts, 20 July 2005, Washington
- Testimony of James Mahoney, Director of CCSP, before US Senate field hearing on Carbon Sequestration. Hearing held by Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, Subcommittee on Science, Technology and Space, on 6 June 2003 in Manhattan, Kansas. (posted 11 June 2003)
- Testimony of James R. Mahoney, Ph.D. Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere. Presented before the United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation. Hearing on Climate Change -- Greenhouse Gas Reductions and Trading System, 8 January 2003, Washington, DC. (posted 8 January 2003)
- James R. Mahoney, Assistant Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere. Testimony on Global Climate Change and the U.S. Climate Action Report (PDF) Hearing before the US Senate, Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, held on 11 July 2002.
- James R. Mahoney, Assistant Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Testimony on The Administration's Climate Change Initiatives. Hearing before the US House of Representatives, Committee on Science, 10 July 2002.
- Nomination of Dr James R. Mahoney to be Assistant Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere and Deputy Administrator for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Hearing (24 January 2002) before the U.S. Congress, Senate, Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
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