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Press Release: Geoff Love, Ph.D., international expert in climate change, joins IEDRO’s Board of Directors






Press Release April 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Geoff Love, Ph.D., international expert in climate change, joins IEDRO’s Board of Directors Deale, Maryland – Ms. Janet Sansone, Chair of the Board of Directors of the International Environmental Data Rescue Organization (IEDRO), has announced the election of Dr. Geoff Love to IEDRO’s Board of Directors. IEDRO’s mission [...]

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Press Release: U.S./International Scientists Partner to Rescue Weather Data






Deale, Maryland – Two groups of environmental scientists have joined forces to rescue and digitize data used to predict weather conditions for floods, drought, and disease. This data is essential to saving lives when emergency situations arise. The International Environmental Data Rescue Organization (IEDRO) and Atmospheric Circulation Reconstructions over the Earth (ACRE) have signed a [...]

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Press Release: U.S. Climate Change Research in Peril






Deale, Maryland – Due to recent budget cuts, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has abandoned its effort to reconstruct a detailed picture of hour-by-hour changes in the atmosphere stretching back to the 19th century. The 20th Century Reanalysis is a project that has already helped scientists better understand the causes of historic weather events [...]

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Press Release: Malawi Meteorological Office and IEDRO Formulate Work Project






Deale, Maryland  – Malawi Meteorological (MET) Office and IEDRO Formulate Work Project Agreement to Provide Environmental Data Essential for the Protection of Malawi’s Citizens Powerful weather forecasting models are only as good as their data. To understand global climate change, it is imperative that we collect environmental data for long periods of time with representative [...]

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Dr. Friday

Press Release: Friday and LeDuc Join IEDRO Board of Directors






Deale, Maryland – Please welcome IEDRO’s newest Board of Directors member, Dr. Elbert W. “Joe” Friday, Jr! Unanimously elected on April 14, 2011 to IEDRO’s Board of Directors, Dr. Friday brings decades of executive experience and distinguished academic service in meteorology. Dr. Friday is Professor Emeritus of Meteorology at the University of Oklahoma and a [...]

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Press Release: IEDRO Contributes Critical Data to 20th Century Reanalysis Project






Deale, Maryland – On January 25, 2011, a review article of the Twentieth Century Reanalysis Project was published in the Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. This article reviewed the work of the Twentieth Century Reanalysis Project, which aims to create a comprehensive dataset of global atmospheric circulation from 1871 to the present. The [...]

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Bolivia Project Team

Press Release: IEDRO Reaches Agreement with Bolivia on Data Rescue






Deale, Maryland – FEBRUARY 2011 | Dr. Sharon LeDuc, retired Deputy Director of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), visited Bolivia’s national meteorological service on February 18, 2011 on behalf of the International Environmental Data Rescue Organization (IEDRO). Dr. LeDuc gave a presentation stressing how historic weather date can [...]

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Press Release: IEDRO Profiled in Three National Newspapers






Deale, Maryland – The International Environmental Data Rescue Organization (IEDRO), a US-based, 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization whose volunteers rescue and digitize historic weather observations throughout the world, was recently profiled by the USA Today and the Baltimore Sun. The articles highlight IEDRO and its sister organizations’ work in saving and digitizing old weather data to allow [...]

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Press Release: WMO Partners with IEDRO to Support Data Rescue in Bolivia, Namibia, Uganda






Deale, Maryland – The United Nation’s weather and climate agency, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), has entered into a cooperative agreement with the International Environmental Data Rescue Organization (IEDRO) to help establish and sustain data rescue projects in Bolivia, Namibia and Uganda. Funds from the WMO’s Voluntary Cooperation Programme (VCP) are being released to IEDRO [...]

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Press Release: IEDRO Announces New Management Roles






Deale, Maryland – It is with great pleasure that we announce changes to two critical positions on our management team. Susan Callis, IEDRO’s Chief Operations Officer, is assuming a new role as IEDRO’s Director of Strategic Planning. Susan will be focusing on strengthening our growing relationship with various National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Line [...]

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