Our Changing Planet: The U.S. Climate Change Science Program for Fiscal Year 2009

Description:

The report describes activities and plans of the Climate Change Science Program (CCSP), highlighting recent progress in each of the program's research and observational elements. The document also describes how observational and predictive capabilities are being improved and used to create tools to support decision making at local, regional, and national scales to cope with environmental variability and change.

Creator(s):
Creation Date: July 2008
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UNT Libraries
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Environmental Policy Collection
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Creator (Author):
Creator (Author of introduction, etc.):
Gutierrez, Carlos M.

Secretary of Commerce. Chair, Committee on Climate Change Science and Technology Integration.

Creator (Author of introduction, etc.):
Bodman, Samuel W.

Secretary of Energy. Vice Chair, Committee on Climate Change Science and Technology Integration

Creator (Author of introduction, etc.):
Marburger III, John H.

Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy. Executive Director, Committee on Climate Change Science and Technology Integration

Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: Washington, DC
Date(s):
  • Creation: July 2008
Description:

The report describes activities and plans of the Climate Change Science Program (CCSP), highlighting recent progress in each of the program's research and observational elements. The document also describes how observational and predictive capabilities are being improved and used to create tools to support decision making at local, regional, and national scales to cope with environmental variability and change.

Note:

This document describes the U.S. Climate Change Program (CCSP) for FY 2009. It provides a summary of the achievements of the program, an analysis of the progress made, and budgetary information. It does not express any regulatory policies of the United States or any of its agencies, or make any findings of fact that could serve as predicates for regulatory action.

[date.harvested: 2009-10-19]

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[iv], 236 p. : col. ill.

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Keyword(s): laws and regulations | decision-support resources | ethics | atmospheric composition | climate variability and change | water cycle | Carbon cycle | ecosystems
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Added Title: A Report by the Climate Change Science Program and the Subcommittee on Global Change Research: A Supplement to the President's Budget for Fiscal Year 2009
Series Title: Our Changing Planet
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UNT Libraries
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Environmental Policy Collection
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Resource Type: Book
Format: Text