Select Committee on Science and Technology Minutes of Evidence



ARGOArray for Real-time Geostrophic Oceanography, an array of instrumented buoys for measurement of temperature and salinity throughout the ocean.
CRUClimatic Research Unit.
ECIEnvironmental Change Institute.
GCMGeneral Circulation Model.
GCOSGlobal Climate Observing System.
IPCCIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
ITEInstitute of Terrestrial Ecology.
MAGICCA simple climate change model for rapid investigation of emission scenarios.
NERCNatural Environment Research Council.
SARSecond Assessment Report (of the IPCC).
TARThird Assessment Report (of the IPCC).
UEAUniversity of East Anglia.
UNEPUnited Nations Environment Programme.
UNFCCCUnited Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
WGIWorking Group 1 (of the IPCC, Science of Climate Change).
WMOWorld Meteorological Organisation.
8 March 2000

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