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Immediate Action Workgroup (IAWG)

Alaska's Immediate Action Workgroup (IAWG) of the Governor's Executive Sub-Cabinet on Climate Change was formed in 2007 to prioritize and make annual recommendations to address current threats, such as coastal erosion, thawing permafrost, flooding, and fires, to a sub-set of the State's communities. IAWG deals with the early assessment and development of an action plan addressing climate change impacts on coastal and other vulnerable communities in Alaska. .

 

 

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Indiana State Climate Office

The Indiana State Climate Office (Iclimate) is the state archive of official daily and hourly weather observations recorded throughout Indiana from both manual and automated networks. Older observations are being converted to an online database as part of an ongoing national effort.   Iclimate not only assists in providing climate observations and summaries but also interprets and applies this data to solve climate related problems at hand. Primary users of Climate data belong to sectors such as agriculture, attorneys, construction, environmental monitoring, forensics, government insurance, news media, research, education and utilities.

 

 

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Institute for Coastal Science and Policy (East Carolina University)

The Institute for Coastal Science and Policy (ICSP) works to understand North Carolina coastal systems so that the problems and opportunities associated with them can be addressed. Research in the Institute concentrates on four main areas and their interrelationships including coastal ecology, coastal geoscience, social science, and public policy.   One objective of the Institute is to develop methodological approaches and theoretical perspectives that advance the understanding of the coastal environment and human systems, drawing on emerging technologies and conceptual tools such as systems and network theory, geographic information sciences, and computer-based modeling.

 

 

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International Arctic Science Committee

The International Arctic Science Committee is a non-governmental organization in Germany that aims to encourage, facilitate and promote cooperation in all aspects of Arctic research in all countries engaged in Arctic research and in all areas of the Arctic region. Overall, IASC promotes and supports leading-edge multi-disciplinary research in order to foster a greater scientific understanding of the Arctic region and its role in the Earth system. 

 

 

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Investor Network on Climate Risk

The Investor Network on Climate Risk (INCR) is a network of 100 institutional investors representing more than $11 trillion in assets committed to “addressing the risks and seizing the opportunities resulting from climate change and other sustainability challenges.” Established in 1993, INCR has delivered over a decade of investor action on climate risk.

 

 

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Iowa State Climatologist's Office

The Iowa State Climatologist Office is a bureau of the Iowa Dept. of Agriculture & Land Stewardship. The Office provides information services, research, outreach, and monitoring and impact assessments.

 

 

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John A. Volpe National Transportation System Center

The John A. Volpe National Transportation System Center is part of the U. S. Department of Transportation's Research and Innovative Technology Administration and is a federal, fee-for-service organization. For over 30 years, the Volpe Center has served as a link between the transportation and technology communities, by assessing the transportation community, evaluating research and development in the technology community, and assisting in the application of transportation technologies and policies.

 

 

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Kansas State Climatologist's Office

The Kansas State Climatologist's Office is managed by the Kansas State University (K.State) and information is decimated by the K.State Research and Extension Weather Data Library.   The Library website provides daily and hourly weather data, drought, disaster, and fire information, as well as weekly station, soil, and precipitation summaries. 

 

 

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Kentucky Climate Center

The Kentucky Climate Center, located at Western Kentucky University and housed in the Department of Geography and Geology, was created in 1978 and is nationally recognized as the State Climate Office for Kentucky.   The purpose of the Kentucky Climate Center is to conduct research and disseminate information of climatic variability and change, influences of the natural environment upon human activity, and impacts of human activity upon the natural environment; promote understanding and appreciation of the natural environment and its importance to society; and work with the public and private sectors to promote sustainable development.

 

 

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King Tides

King Tides is an initiative to document extreme high tides and share the information, in preparation for global sea level rise.