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IEDRO Annual Report 2015

IEDRO Annual Report 2015

From Deale, Maryland to El Salvador and Niamey, Niger to Tashkent, Uzbekistan, IEDRO’s efforts to rescue and digitize the worlds historic meteorological data before they’re lost forever has only continued to gain in momentum and necessity. IEDRO’s Annual Report for 2015 offers a sneak peek into how and why we do what we do, and what the future is looking [...]

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IEDRO Newsletter - August 2015

IEDRO Newsletter – August 2015

Monthly Newsletter August 2015 Climate: Around the World  From the United States to Greenland, Paris, Scotland, and India, the world is actively partaking in the discussion of climate change. Below is a curated list of articles that popped up on IEDRO’s radar throughout the month. Check out what’s being discussed and let us know which article [...]

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Weather Data Rescue Projects Across the Globe

IEDRO Newsletter – July 2015

Monthly Newsletter July 2015 JOIN THE TEAM & MAKE A DIFFERENCE! At IEDRO, we believe that, when used regionally, rescued environmental data can reduce humankind’s suffering and death more than any other endeavor. IEDRO is looking for individuals who are passionate about the environment and the future of our planet, people who want to make to [...]

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Dr. Teddy Allen attends CariCOF where CPT is used to calculate regional & island-specific rainfall

IEDRO’s Director of Scientific Applications, Dr. Teddy Allen, recently attended the Bi-Annual Caribbean Climate Outlook Forum (CariCOF), on the island of Saint Lucia, on behalf of The International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI) and the Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH), to support a seasonal rainfall prediction workshop. The three-day workshop (May [...]

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IEDRO Newsletter – June 2015

Monthly Newsletter June 2015 PROJECT SPOTLIGHT: IEDRO, with the help and expertise of SummIT Business Technologies, has created a web application that will make recording and digitizing records more efficient than manual methods. Weather Wizards uses web based graphical tools to enable paid participants or volunteer communities to rapidly digitize climate charts. Users view a computer image [...]

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Weather Wizards

The Weather Wizards App – a cost effective tool for digitizing large amounts of historic weather data much faster than manual methods Special thanks to SummIT Business Technologies for the  support and production of the Weather Wizards data digitization solution.

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IEDRO presents to USDA on weather data rescue & digitization, agriculture and risk management

Washington DC | Dr. Crouthamel was invited by the USDA’s Associate Administrator For Risk Management, Barbara Leach, to participate in the  Seventh Annual Cyber Security Symposium and Expo at the USDA headquarters in Washington. Dr. Crouthamel presented on behalf of IEDRO. Among the topics Dr. Crouthamel addressed, were weather data rescue and digitization’s impact on agriculture risk [...]

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IEDRO & WMO aim to rescue Uzbekistan’s historical weather data

Tashkent | Just two weeks ago, the flight of Randy McCracken and Teddy Allen touched down in Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan. The two worked alongside Uzhydromet and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) to identify the scope and potential of rescuing the country’s historical weather data. Teddy Allen is Director of Scientific Applications for The [...]

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New greenhouse gases record set, WMO reiterates need for international action to avoid devastating climate change

GENEVA (WMO) | According to the World Meteorological Organization’s annual Greenhouse Gas Bulletin, the amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere reached a new record high in 2013, propelled by a surge in levels of carbon dioxide. This injected even greater urgency into the need for concerted international action against accelerating and potentially devastating climate [...]

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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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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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Part 15: What should we expect? Future climate projections

By Luisa Cristini, PhD, University of Hawaii at Manoa Note from the editor: This is the fifteenth and last in a series of blog entries that focused on introductory topics in climate dynamics and modeling, and served to provide insight into the current understanding of the science.] Given the increasing evidence of climate change, what [...]

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Ocean acidification and the “short term“ marine carbon cycle

By Franziska Kersten, PhD Candidate in Marine Geology and Paleontology - Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven (Germany). The 2007 IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) Synthesis Report discusses ocean acidification and its potential to harm marine calcifiers (e.g. corals) in the future. Yet a recent report in Science unequivocally states that parts of the [...]

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