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Climate Change: Science

BACKGROUND


US National Science Foundation

Solving the Puzzle: Researching the Impacts of Climate Change Around the World

"Th is report addresses some of the major questions facing climate change researchers, and how those puzzles are being addressed by NSF-funded activities."

United States Global Change Research Program

"Integrating federal research and solutions for climate and global change"

Climate Literacy Network

See the Framework for "...the most important principles and concepts of climate science."

RealClimate.org

A blog covering "... climate science from climate scientists."

UNFCCC's

Essential Background on Climate Change Science

"For those who need a quick introduction to climate change." Start with the Introduction.

DATASETS


NASA's

MY NASA DATA

"... a project to enable K-12 teachers and students, as well as citizen scientists, to explore the large volumes of data that NASA collects about the Earth from space."

National Climatic Data Center's

NOAA Satellite and Information Service

Find a local NOAA weather station and look at weather records for your area.


CITIZEN SCIENCE FINDINGS


Citizen science research findings on climate change

A list of publications, cataloged with the RefShare program. See some tips on using RefShare. Have findings that aren't posted? Please send us citations!

Audubon: Birds and Climate Change

"Audubon scientists analyzed 40 years of citizen-science Christmas Bird Count data — and their findings provide new and powerful evidence that global warming is having a serious impact on natural systems."

Changes in Lake Ice Signal a Changing Climate

With community data from as early as the 1800's, Environment Canada's IceWatch project notes significantly later ice-off dates in many places. 
 

Citizen science, volunteer monitoring, participatory action research... this site supports organizers of all initiatives where public participants are involved in scientific research.

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