The contribution of IPCC Working Group I to the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report (WGI AR5) provides a comprehensive assessment of the physical science basis of climate change in 14 chapters, supported by a number of annexes and supplementary material. A total of 209 Lead Authors and 50 Review Editors from 39 countries and more than 600 Contributing Authors from 32 countries contributed to the preparation of WGI AR5. Overall responsibility lies with the WGI Co-Chairs, Qin Dahe (China) and Thomas Stocker (Switzerland) and the WGI Bureau.
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Chapter Team Distribution
Chapter Team Statistics
DC/EIT: Developing Country / Economy in Transition
WMO Regions: I - Africa; II - Asia; III - South America; IV - North America, Central America and the Caribbean; V - South-West Pacific; VI - Europe