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Updated 27 April 2007

Preview of Our Changing Planet:
The U.S. Climate Change Science Program
for Fiscal Year 2008

A Report by the Climate Change Science Program and
The Subcommittee on Global Change Research
A Supplement to the President's Budget for Fiscal Year 2008












Cover of Preview of Our Changing Planet Fiscal Year 2008

This 26-page preview provides a timely and brief description of the plans for Fiscal Year 2008 as well as a summary of recent accomplishments, and is intended to support CCSP-related elements of the FY 2008 budget.

  • PDF version of the preview [1.3 Mb]
  • Hardcopy version of the preview is available free of charge from the GCRIO Online Catalog
  • Full Annual Report.  A more comprehensive reporting of accomplishments, plans, and budgets will be published later in 2007 as the FY 2008 edition of the Climate Change Science Program (CCSP) annual report, Our Changing Planet.

Table of Contents

Introduction, CCSP Vision, and Mission

CCSP Goals and Analysis of Progress Towards These Goals

Program Management

Coordinating Research Elements

Integrated Program Analysis

Key Interagency Implementation Activities

Decision Support: Information to Support Policy Development and Adaptive Management

Synthesis and Assessment Products
“Lessons Learned” in Decision Support and Assessment – NRC Study

Final Note

References and Endnotes


A. Climate Change Science Program

B. Synthesis and Assessment Products By CCSP Goal


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