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Title and Description:
United States Climate Change Science Program Scientific Assessment.
The U.S. Climate Change Science Program (CCSP), established in 2002 to coordinate climate and global change research conducted in the United States and to support decision-making on climate-related issues, is producing a scientific assessment that will analyze past and current trends in global climate change, both human-induced and natural, and describe projections of future climate change.

ID: 102 Info. Type:  HISA
Estimated Dissemination Date:  5/31/2008  Actual: 5/29/2008
Contact Person:  Linda Suttora  NOAA Locator

Date First Posted in Peer Review Agenda:  01/16/2008

Estimated Peer Review Start Date:  03/13/2008
Review type:  individual letters
Expected number of peer reviewers:  more than 10
Peer reviewers will be selected by:  the agency

Will the public, including scientific or professional societies, be asked to nominate potential peer reviewers?  no

Will there be opportunities for the public to comment on the work product to be peer reviewed?  no

How?  NA

When?  NA

Will the agency provide significant and relevant public comments to the peer reviewers before they conduct their review?  no

Primary disciplines or expertise needed in the review:  Geophysical, biological sciences, including: physics, meteorology, oceanography; statistics.

Comments on Peer Review:
Charge statement: http://www.climatescience.gov/Library/scientific-assessment/Review-Criteria-Sci-Assessment.pdf
Peer review comments and responses: ID102SARevWkst-sort.xls
Final work product: http://www.climatescience.gov/Library/scientific-assessment/Scientific-AssessmentFINAL.pdf.