BF now an IPCC Expert Reviewer

I applied to become an expert reviewer for the IPCC's next assessment report, 
specifically for Chapter 9 on Climate Modeling.

Here is my Letter:

Dear [Black Flag],

The IPCC Working Group I (WGI) Co-Chairs are pleased to announce the
Expert Review of the First Order Draft (FOD) of the WGI contribution
to the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report Climate Change 2013: The Physical
Science Basis (AR5) and invite you to serve as an Expert Reviewer. An
invitation letter is available from
and may be accessed using your individual username and password:

User name: [Black Flag email]
Password: ********

This username and password pair is personalized for you and may not
be shared. Your username and password will be required to access the
WGI AR5 FOD Chapters and to submit a review. The drafts, review form,
and additional supporting material are available from the WGI AR5 FOD
Expert Review website:

Expert Reviewers are kindly reminded that all materials provided from
this website are available for the sole purpose of the Expert Review
and may not be cited, quoted, or distributed.

The WGI AR5 Expert Review of the FOD will run from 16 December 2011
to 10 February 2012. All comments must be submitted through the above
website by the close of the Expert Review on 10 February 2012. 

Thank you in advance for providing a review of the WGI AR5 FOD.

Best regards,
on behalf of the WGI Co-Chairs

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Working Group I Technical Support Unit - IT
University of Bern                           ph:  +41 31 631 56 18
Zaehringerstrasse 25                         fx:  +41 31 631 56 15
3012 Bern, Switzerland                 

8 Responses to “BF now an IPCC Expert Reviewer”

  1. Kent McManigal Says:


  2. Cyndi Says:

    Did you have to promise to drink all the Kool-Aid they put in front of you????

  3. Alan Scott Says:

    What makes you an expert? I’m curious how they made that determination .

  4. Mathiusā„¢ Says:

    Congrats, sir.

    Let me know what you conclude.

    Adding, I understand that you have “experience,” but just out of curiosity, what is that experience?

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