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Title and Description:

Explaining Extreme Events of 2014 from a Climate Perspective.

Explaining Extreme Events of 2014 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.

ID:313 Info. Type:  ISI
Estimated DIssemination Date: 7/16/2015
Actual Dissemination Date: 11/5/2015
Contact Person: Peter Grimm NOAA Locator

Date First Posted in Peer Review Agenda: 6/25/2015
Estimated Peer Review Start Date: 3/12/2015
Review type:
Number of reviewers: More than 10.

Peer reviewers will be selected by: A designated outside agency; 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 and 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: Expertise in components of the climate system relevant to individual chapters, i.e., atmospheric science, physical oceanography, atmospheric chemistry, terrestrial climatology, polar science, meteorology.

Comments on Peer Review:

Charge to reviewers

Final peer review report

Final work product