Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Collection, 2001-2008 | National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) Archives

By Kathleen M. Legg

Collection Overview

Title: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Collection, 2001-2008Add to your cart.

ID: 04/03/IPCC

Primary Creator: Kevin E. Trenberth (1944-)

Extent: 46.0 Items

Arrangement: This collection is arranged by series that are delineated by the donor of the materials. Within each series, materials are organized in original order, with some sub-series divisions created by the archivist to aid organization and discoverability.

Date Acquired: 12/07/2011. More info below under Accruals.

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection consists of the personal papers of UCAR/NCAR scientists who served as Lead Authors, Co-Authors, and Contributing Authors to the Climate Change 2007 - The Physical Science Basis, the contribution of Working Group I to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Materials include articles, calendars, chapter drafts, correspondence, powerpoint presentations, notes, and photographs.

This is not an official archive of the IPCC; rather it is a collection of items voluntarily donated to the NCAR Archives by UCAR/NCAR scientists interested in preserving the historic record of climate science.

Administrative Information

Repository: National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) Archives

Accruals: Future additions are expected.

Access Restrictions: There are no access restrictions on this collection

Use Restrictions: Not all of the material in the collection is in the public domain. Researchers are responsible for addressing copyright issues.

Physical Access Note: This collection is accessible via the OpenSky Digital Repository: http://opensky.library.ucar.edu/search/?ky=ipcc

Technical Access Note: This collection only exists in digital form; a computer and appropriate software are required to view the files.

Acquisition Source: Kevin E. Trenberth

Acquisition Method: Kevin Trenberth donated his digital papers for the AR4 to the NCAR Archives in December 2011. Dr. Trenberth is the first NCAR scientist to donate personal papers related to work on the IPCC. The NCAR Archives has issued a call for donations from other UCAR/NCAR IPCC Lead Authors, Co-authors, and Contributing Authors.

Appraisal Information: Drafts, expert and government review comments, and author responses used to prepare Climate Change 2007 - The Physical Science Basis, the contribution of Working Group I to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change were removed from the collection as they are available from the Harvard College Library.

Related Materials: The Harvard College Library holds the Papers of the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). This collection contains the drafts, expert and government review comments, and author responses used to prepare Climate Change 2007 - The Physical Science Basis, the contribution of Working Group I to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. For more information please see http://hcl.harvard.edu/collections/ipcc/.


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