SE CSC Hosts a Discussion with Peter Thorne
On Monday, March 25, the SE CSC will host an informal discussion with Peter Thorne of NOAA's National Climatic Data Center. The event will be held at 2:30-3:30 PM Eastern at 123 David CLark Labs, NC State University.
Peter is with NOAA's National Climatic Data Center and the Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites. This will be a unique opportunity to interact with Peter on an informal basis, a conversation, on international coordination of climate data, the use of instrumentation records, his interest in citizen science and science communication. Peter was a lead author in the draft report of the National Climate Assessment's Chapter 2: "Our Changing Climate" which is currently out for public review. See: http://ncadac.globalchange.gov/download/NCAJan11-2013-publicreviewdraft-chap2-climate.pdf
He is also involved in the following:
•Co-chair, GCOS Working Group on GCOS Reference Upper Air Network - www.gruan.org
•Chair, International Surface Temperature Initiative - www.surfacetemperatures.org
AND affliated with:
• www.cyclonecenter.org - crowdsourcing historical tropical storm intensity estimates