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Data Rescue Disoveries and Need Areas by Philip Brohan Hadley Centre

Both the “fog of ignorance” and “glow of discovery” emphasize need for data rescue






Philip Brohan, climate scientist at the Met Office Hadley Centre, combines information from old documents, tree-rings and large computers, into a clear picture of what the weather used to be like. At the August 2014 ACRE (Atmospheric Circulation Reconstructions over the Earth) workshop, attended by IEDRO, Philip presented this particular visualization (seen below) of mean […]

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World Weather Open Science Conference discusses progress, challenges & possibilities






MONTREAL | The World Weather Open Science Conference, attended by more than 1,000 meteorologists, forecasters, social scientists and application developers from over 50 countries, has laid the foundations to face future challenges posed by more extreme weather hazards. The highly successful conference, held in Montreal from 16 to 21 August, reviewed the rapid progress made […]

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IEDRO collaborates with University of West Indies and Met Service of Jamaica






KINGSTON, JAMAICA | Teddy Allen, PhD candidate at The University of Miami (Meteorology) and Director of Scientific Applications for IEDRO, spent the first three weeks of July in Kingston, Jamaica collaborating with The University of the West Indies (UWI) and the Meteorological Service of Jamaica. During his visit Teddy worked directly with students and professors […]

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WMO’s annual Executive Council meeting discusses weather services, climate change






June 18, 2014 | The World Meteorological Organization’s annual Executive Council meeting took place yesterday, following a year of extreme weather events and climate change developments. The Executive Council of 37 members meets each year to “discuss progress in WMO priority programmes and service delivery.” This year’s agenda included 13 major items which ranged from […]

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IEDRO and the NERC Future Climate for Africa Research Programme






The International Environmental Data Rescue Organization (IEDRO) is offering to partner with organizations applying to become Primary Investigators in NERC’s Future Climate for Africa (FCFA) Research Programme. NERC (Natural Environment Research Council) is the leading funder of independent research, training and innovation in environmental science in the UK. The FCFA’s goal is to “advance scientific […]

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Climate Services Partnership releases Quarterly Newsletter for April 2014






IEDRO is a member of the Climate Services Partnership (CSP). “CSP is a platform for knowledge, sharing and collaboration to advance climate service capabilities worldwide. CSP members are climate information users, providers, donors and researchers; though they represent diverse interests, all are actively engaged with climate services through their own programs and activities.  Partners collaborate […]

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Capacity Building Workshop on Data Rescue and Climate Change Indices: A Contribution to the Implementation of the Global Framework for Climate Services in the Caribbean






By Teddy Allen, IEDRO Science Applications Manager May 7-10, 2012 –The University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston, Jamaica. IEDRO recently participated in the Capacity Building Workshop on Data Rescue and Climate Change Indices as part of the Expert Team on Climate Change Detection and Indices (ETCCDI). The remaining ETCCDI members supporting the workshop represented NOAA, […]

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Historical Weather Data Rescue: Baseline for Transformative Action






By Joan O’Brien When nations consider the potential risk of extreme climate events within their boundaries, vulnerability and exposure to disasters are factors that must be included in order to develop disaster risk management programs and adaptation plans. The International Environmental Data Rescue Organization (IEDRO) strives to help nations use data rescue to enhance their […]

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