ICF to Provide Programmatic and IT Support to U.S. Global Change Research Program
Under the agreement, ICF will provide technical, analytic and programmatic support services to the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP), the coordinating body for global change activities across the federal government. Specifically, the firm will provide core support to USGCRP’s National Coordination Office in four key areas related to climate and other global environmental challenges: science, informing decisions, assessment and communications and education.
This support includes managing production of the National Climate Assessment (NCA) and other key assessments and reports. It also includes providing IT services for USGCRP and the development and execution of the Global Change Information System, a comprehensive Web-based system that provides authoritative information about climate and global change to scientists, decision-makers and the public.
“The U.S. government is a climate research leader with the USGCRP
playing the key role in coordinating this federal work,” said
The U.S. Global Change Research Program was established by presidential
initiative in 1989 and mandated by
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