NOAA, AMS to announce findings of State of the Climate in 2017 report
This 28th annual check-up for the planet is based on contributions from more than 450 scientists, representing more than 60 countries. It provides a detailed update on global climate indicators, notable weather events and other data collected from locations on land, water, ice and even space. Some of the climate indicators include greenhouse gases, temperature, precipitation, sea level, sea ice extent, glacier mass, snow cover and tropical cyclones.
Wed., Aug. 1
Report released: 11:00 AM EDT
Media call: 11:30 a.m. EDT
Media conference call on State of the Climate 2017 report
Jeff Rosenfeld, editor-In-chief, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society
Deke Arndt, climatologist and lead report editor, NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information
Gregory C. Johnson, Ph.D., oceanographer and ocean chapter editor, NOAA’s Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory
Emily Osborne, Ph.D., program manager, NOAA’s Arctic Research Program and Arctic chapter editor, NOAA’s Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research
Dial into the conference call:
800-369-2113 (U.S./Canada toll-free), 1-517-308-9041 (International toll)
View slides at: https://www.ametsoc.org/index.cfm/ams/state-of-the-climate-2017-slides/offsite link (available at 11:00 AM EDT (U.S.) on Aug. 1.
The report and other material will be available online at 11:00 am prior to the call at: https://www.ametsoc.org/ams/index.cfm/publications/bulletin-of-the-american-meteorological-society-bams/state-of-the-climate/offsite link
The report authors will conduct the conference call from their respective work locations and will not be available for on-camera interviews in the Washington, D.C. area.