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External Resources - Science


Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN)
Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS)
Future Earth, working in collaboration with DIVERSITAS, IGBP, IHDP and WCRP
Global change SysTem for Analysis, Research and Training (START)
Global Climate Observing System (GCOS)
Group on Earth Observations (GEOSS)
Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS)
Global Terrestrial Observing System (GTOS)
Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research (IAI)
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
International Geosphere–Biosphere Programme (IGBP)
International Group of Funding Agencies for global change research (IGFA)
International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change (IHDP)
PROVIA (Research Priorities on Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation)
World Climate Research Programme (WCRP)
World Meteorological Organization (WMO)


Data and Information

Global Framework for Climate Services (GCFS)
Provides a worldwide mechanism for coordinated actions to enhance the quality, quantity and application of climate services
Horizon 2020
EU Framework for research and innovation
IPCC Fifth Assessment Report
The most comprehensive assessment of scientific knowledge on climate change. It was released in four parts: WGI, WGII, WGIII and Synthesis Reports between September 2013 and November 2014
NASA's Global Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet
Providing accurate and timely news and information about Earth’s changing climate, along with current data and visualizations
Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI) Climate Explorer
A research tool to investigate the climate and statistically analyse climate data
UN and Climate Change: The Science
UNFCCC Nairobi work programme on impacts, vulnerability and adaptation - Partner Organizations Database
Can be searched to identify partner organizations working on work area(s): Data and Observations, Methods, and Tools and Research
UNFCCC Capacity Building Portal
Can be searched for activities related to research and systematic observation, including meteorological, hydrological and climatological services.


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