Sunday, May 13, 2012


date: Tue May 31 11:26:09 2005
from: Phil Jones <>
subject: WGII submission deadline different from WGI

WGI and II working to different deadlines. I'm happier with our date, as it should
mean we can finalize sections sooner.
I propose to send you the current chapter as of June 3 at 5pm my time.
I should have 3.5-3.7 finished (at least by me, Roxana, Jim and Panamo). Brian
says his revised 3.4 will be later this week (family bereavement). I've been through
the Boxes and 3.1.
No figures or text yet from Dave. Forwarded two papers to Albert and asked how
he's getting on.
My fod folder with pdfs in now has 20 in it.

Deadline: Submission of material for assessment by the IPCC Working Group II Fourth
The IPCC is currently undertaking its Fourth Assessment, due to be completed in 2007.
Working Group II (WGII) deals with the impacts of climate change, adaptation and
vulnerability. If you have written, or know of, material which has appeared since the
last assessment (in 2001) and which should be assessed by WGII, please be aware of the
following deadlines for submission:
The absolute deadline for submission is 14th April 2006. If you plan to submit material
after 1st April 2006, you need to warn the WGII in advance by email to
[1] .
With respect to what sorts of literature can be assessed:
1. Grey literature can be assessed, following IPCC procedures, which require authors to
supply copies for assessment, and to deposit a copy with the WGII Technical Support
2. Peer-reviewed literature is preferred.
Peer-reviewed literature:
1. The deadline of 14th April 2006 applies to submitted manuscripts, not to published
2. Papers would need to be in print by 3rd November 2006, unless under very exceptional
Grey literature
The deadline of 14th April 2006 is absolute.
You can submit material direct to the Co-ordinating Lead Authors of the relevant
chapters, or to the WGII Technical Support Unit (TSU). For advice, or to send material
in electronic form, contact the TSU at [2], phone +44 (0)1392
886212. A list of WGII chapters and authors is given on the WGII web page:

Dr Jean Palutikof
Met Office, Fitzroy Road
Exeter EX1 3PB
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)1392 886212
Mobile: +44 (0) 7753 880737
Fax: +44 (0)1392 885681

Dr Clare Goodess
Climatic Research Unit
School of Environmental Sciences
University of East Anglia
Tel: +44 -1603 592875
Fax: +44 -1603 507784
Web: [4]

Prof. Phil Jones
Climatic Research Unit Telephone +44 (0) 1603 592090
School of Environmental Sciences Fax +44 (0) 1603 507784
University of East Anglia
Norwich Email

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