Climate and Global Change

Climate Indexes

Climate Variability and Predictability (CLIVAR) - CLIVAR is an international research program addressing many issues of natural climate variability and anthropogenic climate change. As part of the wider World Climate Research Program (WCRP).

Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center - The Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center (Thomas A. Boden, Director), which includes the World Data Center for Atmospheric Trace Gases, is the primary global-change data and information analysis center of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).

Columbia University

Department of Agriculture

Global Carbon Cycle

Global Change On-Line Course - The University of Michigan Global Change Curriculum offers an interdisciplinary three semester introductory course sequence that investigates the causes and potential impacts of global change using a combination of traditional lecture-based and modern web-based teaching methodologies.

Intergovernmental Panel On Climate Change (United Nations Environmental Program & World Meteorological Office) - The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has been established by WMO and UNEP to assess scientific, technical and socio-economic information relevant for the understanding of climate change, its potential impacts and options for adaptation and mitigation. It is open to all Members of the UN and of WMO.

JISAO Gridded Data Sets

NASA - Since its inception in 1958, NASA has accomplished many great scientific and technological feats in air and space. NASA technology also has been adapted for many non-aerospace uses by the private sector. NASA remains a leading force in scientific research and in stimulating public interest in aerospace exploration, as well as science and technology in general.

NOAA - The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) conducts research and gathers data about the global oceans, atmosphere, space, and sun, and applies this knowledge to science and service that touch the lives of all Americans.

UK Met Office Climate Links

United Nations - The United Nations is central to global efforts to solve problems that challenge humanity. Cooperating in this effort are more than 30 affiliated organizations, known together as the UN system.

US Geological Service

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