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NASA Administrator to Discuss Third National Climate Assessment in California

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WASHINGTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will visit the agency's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif., Thursday, May 8, to discuss findings in the Third National Climate Assessment, released Tuesday by the White House.

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The report includes contributions by NASA scientists, as well as data collected from agency missions.

Bolden will be available for a question-and-answer session during a media opportunity at Ames' hyperwall, a 23-by-10 foot liquid crystal display, composed of 128 screens and 245 million pixels and used to display and analyze results from NASA's high-fidelity modeling and simulation projects.

Media interested in attending should contact Sharon Lozano at 650-604-4789 or sharon.k.lozano@nasa.gov by 5 p.m. PDT Wednesday, May 7 to register. Media participants must be U.S. citizens or green card holders. Green card holders need advanced approval and should contact Lozano, as soon as possible. Government-issued photo ID is required to obtain a visitor badge.

Registered media may arrive as early as 8:30 a.m. May 8 at the Visitor Badging Office located at the center's main gate. All media must be at the main gate by 9:30 a.m. The media event will conclude at 11 a.m.

For more information about the Third National Climate Assessment, visit: http://www.globalchange.gov

For a California-specific fact sheet from the climate assessment, visit:  http://go.nasa.gov/1j0fUjI

For more information about Ames, visit: http://www.nasa.gov/ames

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