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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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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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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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CEOs of IEDRO and ACRE Speak about Historical Climate Data at UN World Meteorological Organization






Executive Directors for IEDRO, Dr. Rick Crouthamel, D.Sc., and ACRE(a conglomeration of data rescue organizations including IEDRO), Dr. Rob Allan represented the data rescue and digitization nonprofit/non-governmental organization community at the UN World Meteorological Organization (WMO). The theme of the meeting, which met in Geneva on December 11, was “Sector applications / Climate observation community […]

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Who is ACRE?






The international Atmospheric Circulation Reconstructions over the Earth (ACRE) initiative both undertakes and facilitates the recovery of historical instrumental surface terrestrial and marine global weather observations to underpin 3D weather reconstructions (reanalyses) spanning the last 200-250 years for climate applications and impacts needs worldwide.  All of the historical surface weather data and the reanalyses are […]

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IEDRO Proposes Partnership with ACRE






Rob Allen has proposed that IEDRO and Atmospheric Circulation Reconstructions over the Earth (ACRE) partner for the rescue of data at Mauritius, an island off the east coast of Africa in the Indian Ocean. Rick and Rob hope to meet when they both attend the World Meteorology Organization meeting in Geneva. The Mauritius project would […]

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