Presentation on theme: "World Climate Research Programme Valery Detemmerman Joint Planning Staff."— Presentation transcript:
World Climate Research Programme Valery Detemmerman Joint Planning Staff
WCRP Objectives Improve climate predictions Understand human influence on climate – IPCC WG 1 Since 1980
WCRP Strategic Framework 2005-2015 GOAL: Facilitate analysis and prediction of earth system variability and change for use in an increasing range of practical applications of direct relevance, benefit and value to society
WCRP capacity building examples Africa Atlas – web based; user friendly; –For local climate researchers, impact/adaptation studies Train the Trainers Workshops –Seasonal prediction tools; Africa…. Workshop on using IPCC AR4 model outputs for climate/adaptation studies
WCRP & GEO WCRP provides –Scientific know-how –Understanding of data –Grass roots scientists –Global and regional view GEO provides –User interface –Wide communication –Networking –……
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