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Milestones and Recognition


Since 1992, the NOAA Paleoclimatology Program has worked hard to catalyze the international effort to utilize paleoenvironmental data to improve our understanding of earth climate variability.

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Recognition and achievements
  • 2010:   CIRES-NOAA Bronze Medal (Shah)
  • 2010:   NOAA Bronze Medal (Gross)
  • 2008:   NOAA Administrator's Award (Anderson and 33 others)
  • 2006:   NOAA Administrator's Award (Woodhouse)
  • 2006:   CIRES Outstanding Award for Service (Hartman)
  • 2005:   NOAA Bronze Medal (Woodhouse and 13 others)
  • 2004:   NOAA Administrator's Award (Anderson)
  • 2000:   NOAA Bronze Medal (Gross)
  • 1997:   NOAA Gold Medal (Overpeck and two others)
  • 1994:   NOAA Silver Medal (Anderson and five others)
Milestones
  • 2009:  Paleo Climate Network v1.0
  • 2008:  Data Descriptions from PANGAEA now available
  • 2007:  Data Sets from Fourth IPCC Assessment Report archived
  • 2007:  Adopted data sharing via Open Architecture Initiative protocol for data set sharing (OAI-PMH)
  • 2006:  Abrupt Climate Change presentations for White House, Dept. of Commerce
  • 2004:  Paleoceanography Database v. 1.0 created
  • 2004:  Abrupt Climate Change Web site created
  • 2003:  International Multi-proxy Paleofire Database (IMPD) online
  • 2002:  Became part of NOAA's National Climatic Data Center
  • 2002:  Applied Research Center for Paleoclimatology established
  • 2001:  Paleo Perspective on North American Drought created
  • 2001:  Climate Timeline educational web pages created
  • 1999:  First Workshop on PAGES/CLIVAR Data Management
  • 1998:  Second Workshop on Global Paleoenvironmental Data, Boulder, Colorado
  • 1997:  Number of data sites in global network reaches 10,000
  • 1996:  PAGES Data Management Plan published
  • 1995:  Became data source for Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) assessments
  • 1995:  Became paleoclimate data center for World Climate Research Program
  • 1994:  Became paleoclimate data center for Paleoclimate Model Intercomparison Project
  • 1993-99:   Sponsored over 15 data coordination mtgs.
  • 1993:  Workshop on Global Paleoenvironmental Data, Bern, Switzerland
  • 1993:  Became Data Coordination Center for International Geosphere-Biosphere Program
  • 1992:  Began formal coordination with WDC for Glaciology (Snow and Ice)
  • 1992:  WDC for Paleoclimatology sanctioned by ICSU
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