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

Peer Review Plans


Title and Description:

Explaining Extreme Events of 2016 from a Climate Perspective

Explaining Extreme Events from a Climate Perspective is 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 NESDIS' National Centers for Environmental Information, in collaboration with a scientists at OAR and the UK Met Office, serve as editors and compilers of the report which is published as a supplement to a fall issue of the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society.

ID380 Info. Type:  ISI
Estimated Dissemination Date: 11/5/2017
Contact Person:Peter Grimm NOAA Locator

Date First Posted in Peer Review Agenda: 7/24//2017
Estimated Peer Review Start Date: 4/1/2017
Review type:
Individual letters
Number of reviewers:
More than 10

Peer reviewers: Reviewers will be selected by an 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 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: climate change science; extreme event attribution.

Charge to peer reviewers (link to information on the peer review process)

Peer review report

NMFS response to peer review report

Final work product