The Untied States Global Change Research Program is seeking experts to serve as authors and/or review editors of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report “Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation”. Experts are needed who can “integrate the findings of the climate change science; vulnerability, impacts, and adaptation to extreme events; and disaster risk management communities.” Contributors are needed for many chapters, including a chapter on the impacts of climate change on human systems and ecosystems. Nominations are due by 5 pm on 10 July 2009. For more information or to submit a nomination, go to


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