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The International Project Offices (IPOs) and Joint Planning Staff (JPS) of WCRP held a teleconference on Sep. 9, 2020.

The CLIVAR Climate Dynamics Panel organized the routine telecom on 10th August 2020. 

The call for nominations to CLIVAR panels is now open, with appointment starting in January 2021.

The CLIVAR Pacific Region Panel had a one-hour telecon on 6 August 2020, which focused primarily on the discussion of the CLIVAR-endorsed observational project entitled ‘Enhancing the Chilean Climate Ocean Observing System (ECCOOS)’, followed by some other business items. 

The IndOOS Resource Forum (IRF) had its 11th meeting virtually on 19 August 2020. Roxy Mathew Koll, co-chair of IORP and Jing Li from ICPO participated the meeting on behalf of CLIVAR. 

The Climate Service Center Germany (GERICS) invites applications for a Scientific Coordinator to promote and help coordinate regional activities across the range of WCRP science (more about CORA).



This second-generation CLIVAR Science Plan builds on the important legacy of CLIVAR emerging since its inception in 1992 and redirects the CLIVAR goals and priorities for the coming decade after consultation with scientists and stakeholders throughout the climate community.

This event is open for application! Detailed information can be read here

IndOOS Decadal Review (2006 ~ 2016) is ready! To read more, click here

The event was closed with a great success! The meeting report can be read here 


Science Highlights

The ‘butterfly effect’ is used by climate scientists to refer to an infinitesimal random perturbation to an identical initial condition (for example, in surface temperatures) causing drastically different tr

Climate models are core tools for understanding the mechanisms underlying climate change and making long-term and short-term predictions.

A new article was published in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society that reviews the current knowledge on detection, attribution and projection of global and regional monsoons (South Asian, East Asian, Australian, South American, North American, and African) under climate change.