The Round-Robin Exercise - Including International Expertise and Strengthening Global Cooperation

Facing climate change means facing an unprecedented challenge that requires global cooperation and collaboration. Therefore, joint efforts are needed in order to improve the understanding of climate change and its interactions between earth systems in order to mitigate the impacts on economic and social disruptions.

Facilitating Data Access and Sharing Information - ECV Product Data Standards

The CCI ECV final output products will be made available for public and will serve a wide range of scientific and research communities. Subject and content of each ECV project varies but works towards the same goal - to establish a long-term and consistent product data base for supporting UNFCCC needs, the demand of systematic global observations and the set up of data archives.

Your opinion matters! Access to basic fire_cci project documents!

The first set of fundamental project documents has been uploaded for publish access.

The set  comprises the User Requirement Document (URD), derived from that, the Product Specification Document (PSD), the Data Access Requirements Document (DARD) describing all input data necessary for the final product, and the Product Validation Plan (PVP). All documents are accessible here. All documents are undergoing review stages and will be upgraded constantly.

Global warming: the big picture

Our planet is warming up. But to what degree will the climate change in the future? In order to find out, scientists are focussing on 50 'Essential Climate Variables'. Each piece is needed to better understand the big picture - it is a bit like trying to solve a massive scientific puzzle.

Euronews speaks to world-renowned climate change experts to try to put together the pieces of the jigsaw.

Watch the 8 minutes feature on-line  or download it at:

 ESA-Euronews-The-climate-puzzle

Fire_cci Project Website launched

The project manager is happy to announce the launch of the Fire_cci project website. The project website will be setup and maintained to, create project awareness and promotion, allow external user participation and support, provide an interface for data dissemination, support project coordination and monitoring.

The project web site will evolve over time with new features, news, events and other issues.

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