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23 January 2007

NSIDC Contributes to Upcoming IPCC Climate Change Report

On February 2, 2007, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will release “Climate Change 2007: The Physical Science Basis."

The report will discuss the science surrounding global warming, including causes, observations, and future projections. NSIDC scientists are among the many experts in Working Group 1 (WG1) who have contributed to the report.

NSIDC Director Roger Barry
Review Editor, Chapter 4, Observations: Changes in Snow, Ice and Frozen Ground

NSIDC Senior Scientist Tingjun Zhang
Lead Author, Chapter 4, Observations: Changes in Snow, Ice and Frozen Ground

Other NSIDC contributors: Oliver Frauenfeld, Walt Meier, Bruce Raup, Andrew Slater

Information on the February 2 press conference surrounding the release of the report may be found at http://www.ipcc.ch/press/prwg1.htm.

To arrange interviews with NSIDC scientists concerning the IPCC report, please contact Stephanie Renfrow at srenfrow@nsidc.org +1 303 492.1497.