Press Releases

Recent Press Releases

  • U.S./International Scientists Partner to Rescue and Digitize Life-Saving Weather Data

    Deale, MD (October, 2013) 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 ....

  • U.S. Climate Change Research in Peril

    Deale, MD (February, 2012) 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....

  • Malawi Meteorological (MET) Office and IEDRO Formulate Work Project Agreement to Provide Environmental Data Essential for the Protection of Malawi's Citizens

    Deale, MD (August, 2011) 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 samples from locations that span the entire planet...

  • Dr. Joe Friday and Dr. Sharon LeDuc Join IEDRO

    Deale, MD (July, 2011) 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...Joe Friday

  • IEDRO Reaches Agreement with Bolivia on Data Rescue

    Deale, MD (March, 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)...

  • IEDRO Contributes Critical Data to 20th Century Reanalysis Project

    Deale, MD (February, 2011) 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...