US Comm. for the Global Atmospheric Research Program

The Global Atmospheric Research Program was a fifteen-year international research programme led by the World Meteorological Organization and the International Council of Scientific Unions. It began in 1967 and organised several important field experiments including GARP Atlantic Tropical Experiment in 1974 and the Alpine Experiment (ALPEX) in 1982. Its field experiments helped make significant progress in meteorology in particular allowing major improvements in Numerical Weather Prediction.

Books by US Comm. for the Global Atmospheric Research Program

Understanding Climatic Change Cover image

Understanding Climatic Change

Nature Influential Earth Science America Atmosphere Earth United States

A Program for Action is a 1975 report by the US Committee for the Global Atmospheric Research Program. Already at this time, it was understood that a climate change was taking place, and that it was possibly happening due to human influences. The rep...