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

Peer Review Plans


Title and Description:

Explaining Extreme Events of 2013 from a Climate Perspective.

Explaining Extreme Events of 2013 from a Climate Perspective is part of a recurring, annual ~100 page collection of short weather and climate attribution papers on extreme weather and climate events of the preceding year. The contributions are written by over 20 research groups around the world. Scientists at NOAA's National Climatic Data Center, in collaboration with a scientists at NOAA OAR and the UK Met Office, serve as editors and compilers of the report which is published as a supplement to the September issue of the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. Perrspectives are provided on 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: 292 Info. Type:  ISI
Estimated and Actual Dissemination Date: 9/10/2014
Contact Person:Peter Grimm NOAA Locator

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

Estimated Peer Review Start Date: 4/1/2014
Review type: individual letters
Number of reviewers:
more than 10
Peer reviewers will be selected by: a designated outside agency, editors of the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society.

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: Attribution of climate change.

Comments on Peer Review:

Peer Review Information (not a Charge to reviewers)

Final peer review report (proprietary, cannot release)

Final work product