Office of the Chief Information Officer &
High Performance Computing and Communications

Peer Review Plans


Title and Description:

State of the Climate in 2014

The State of the Climate Report is a recurring, annual 200+ page summary of weather and climate conditions of the past year. Working with contributing authors from about 55 countries around the world, this report places today's climate in historical context and provides perspectives on the extent to which the climate system varies and changes as well as the effect that climate is having on societies and the environment.

ID: 291 Info. Type:  ISI
Estimated Dissemination Date: 7/17/2015
Actual Disseminiation Date: 6/26/2015 (for final product, 7/16/2015)
Contact Person:Peter Grimm NOAA Locator

Date First Posted in Peer Review Agenda: 1/9/2015

Estimated Peer Review Start Date: 4/7/2015
Review type: individual letters
Number of reviewers:
more than 10
Peer reviewers will be selected by: a designated outside 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: Scientists with relevant expertise in disciplines of climatology, meteorology, oceanography.

Comments on Peer Review:

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Final peer review report: not shared by the American Meteorological Society

Final work product