Six Scientist of the INPE are Selected by the IPCC

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It follows one communicates published in english on the day (06/24) in the website of the National Institute for Space Research (INPE) emphasising that the “Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Changes (IPCC)” selected six scientist of the INPE to elaborate the “5th Report on Global Climate Change".

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IPCC Picks Scientists from the National Institute for Space Research

to Elaborate the 5th Report on Global Climate Change

June 24, 2010

Six out of 25 scientists are from the National Institute for Space Research (INPE), who will represent Brazil in the task of drawing up the Fifth Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which will count on 831 worldwide specialists.

In the Working Group 1, which examines the science of climate change are José Marengo as a reviewer on the atmosphere and surface of the planet chapter; Chou Sin Chan, author of the chapter on evaluation of climate models, and Iracema Cavalcanti author of the chapter on regional climate change.

Working Group 2 on impacts, vulnerability and adaptation to climate change, Carlos Nobre coordinates chapter on impacts in Central and South America, so that Jean Ometto as a reviewer.

Working Group 3 on climate change mitigation, Thelma Krug will review the chapter on land use. Carlos Nobre, Jose Marengo Thelma Krug, have already worked in previous IPCC reports.

The IPCC is a panel of the United Nations (UN) in charge of evaluating the scientific information on effects of climate change, highlight its environmental impacts and socio-economical and design strategies for mitigation. Its fifth report might be published between 2013 and 2014.

More information on the IPCC website www.ipcc.ch

Source: WebSite of the National Institute for Space Research (INPE)

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