Kenney authors paper on Climate Indicators in Climate Change

ESSIC Research Assistant Melissa Kenney is the lead-author of a newly published paper that describes the creation of the U.S. National Climate Indicators System (NCIS) developed during the Third U.S. National Climate Assessment.    NCIS is a web-based prototype of specific climate indicators used to track nationally-relevant climate change and its impacts over time.   The paper was published in a special issue of Climatic Change and is entitled, “Building an integrated U.S. National Climate Indicators System.”  Paper co-authors included Anthony Janetos, Director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future and Glynis Lough, Chief of Staff for the National Climate Assessment.