|Alma mater||University of East Anglia|
National Climatic Data Center
Hadley Centre for Climate Prediction and Research
|Thesis||Advancing climate change detection and attribution studies in the free atmosphere (2001)|
|Website||Peter W. Thorne|
He graduated with a BSc in Environmental Sciences from the University of East Anglia in 1998, and a PhD from the School of Environmental Sciences in 2001. He previously worked at the Hadley Centre for Climate Prediction and Research and the National Climatic Data Center, and he was a senior scientist at the Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Center, Bergen, Norway. He is the chair of the International Surface Temperature Initiative which consists of an interdisciplinary effort to create a suite of improved Land Surface Air Temperature products to meet science needs and societal expectations in the era of climate services. Thorne is co-chair of the GCOS Working Group on the Global Climate Observing System Reference Upper Air Network (GRUAN), and he is also the project lead on the Horizon 2020 GAIA-CLIM project which aims to use such measurements to better characterise satellite measurements. He is a Lead Author of the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report.
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- "WORKING GROUP I - Chapter 2". Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Retrieved 30 September 2014.
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