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Expert Review of the First Order Draft of the IPCC Working Group I now open for registration




May 6, 2019


Registrations for the Expert Review of the First Order Draft (FOD) on the Working Group I (WGI) Contribution to the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) are now open until 15 June 2019, 23H59 CST.

The purpose of the Expert Review is to support the preparation of a comprehensive, objective and balanced report, and to ensure the robustness of the assessment process. Expert Reviewers will be recognised for their valuable contribution, with their name, affiliation, and country of residence being published in the Annex of Reviewers in the published WGI report.

The FOD of the WGI report will be available for expert review from 29 April 2019 to 23 June 2019. The Second Order Draft (SOD) will be reviewed from 2 March to 26 April 2020 by Experts and Government representatives. All experts who submitted comments on the FOD will be invited to review the SOD.

Should you be interested in reviewing specific chapter sections or topics that span several chapters, and would like more information on the indicative content of the chapters, please see the approved WGI report outline here.

Please refer to The Guidance Note for Expert Review for further information on how to review the chapters and guidance for reviewing specific aspects of the draft. Interested persons can register online here to be considered as an Expert Reviewer.