WGII AR5 Timeline

2009 - 2010 - 2011 - 2012 - 2013 - 2014

13-17 July Scoping Meeting for the 5th Assessment Report - Venice, Italy
14-16 September WGI/WGII Expert Meeting on Detection and Attribution Related to Anthropogenic Climate Change - Geneva, Switzerland
26-29 October Outline approval of WG2 at 31st Session of IPCC - Bali, Indonesia
25-27 January WGI/WGII Expert Meeting on Assessing and Combining Multi-Model Climate Projections – Boulder, Colorado, USA
6-7 July IPCC Cross-Working Group Meeting on Consistent Evaluation of Uncertainties – Stanford, CA, USA
1-3 November WGII/WGIII Workshop on Socioeconomic Scenarios for Climate Change Impact and Response Assessments – Berlin, Germany
11-14 January WGII AR5 First Lead Authors Meeting  – Tsukuba, Japan
17-19 January WGI/WGII Workshop on Impacts of Ocean Acidification on Marine Biology and Ecosystems – Okinawa, Japan
22-24 March WGII/WGIII Expert Meeting on Human Settlement, Water, Energy and Transport Infrastructure – Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies – Calcutta, India
20-22 June WGI/WGII/WGIII Expert Meeting on Geoengineering – Lima, Peru
23-25 June Joint WGII / WGIII Expert Meeting on Economic Analysis, Costing Methods, and Ethics – Lima, Peru
12-15 December WGII AR5 Second Lead Authors Meeting – San Francisco, CA, USA
11 June - 6 August Expert Review of the First Order Draft
23-26 October WGII AR5 Third Lead Authors Meeting – Buenos Aires, Argentina
31 January Literature cut-off date for submitted papers
28 March - 24 May Government and Expert Review of the Second Order Draft
15-19 July WGII AR5 Fourth Lead Authors Meeting – Bled, Slovenia
31 August Literature cut-off date for accepted papers
28 October - 20 December Government Review of Final Draft SPM
22-23 March Preparatory Meeting of Authors for the 10th Session of Working Group II, Yokohama, Japan
25-29 March 10th Session of WGII, Yokohama, Japan



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