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Briefing Date:06/21/2006
Topic:Surface Temperature Reconstructions for the Last 2,000 Years

THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
National Research Council
Division on Earth and Life Studies
Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate
Committee on Surface Temperature Reconstructions for the Last 2,000 Years

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Congressional Briefings
Wednesday, June 21, 2006
2325 Rayburn House Office Bldg. – 10:00 a.m.
632 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg. – 12:00 p.m.
and
316 Ford House Office Bldg. – 3:00 p.m.

And

Wednesday, June 28, 2006
2245 Rayburn House Office Bldg. – 3:30 p.m.
2246 Rayburn House Office Bldg. – 5:00 p.m.
and
Thursday, June 29, 2006
2318 Rayburn House Office Bldg. – 10:30 a.m.

on

Surface Temperature Reconstructions for the Last 2,000 Years

This new report from the National Academies assesses the accuracy of historical temperature measurements that scientists make using tree rings, ice cores, and other methods.

These series of briefings were for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on June 22, 2006 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.

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