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The CLIVAR/CliC Northern Oceans Region Panel (NORP) held a teleconference in 27th July, 2020, chaired by Amy Solomon, with the participation of Celine Heuzé, Benjamin Rabe, Sheldon Bacon, Xiangdong Zhang, Jun Inoue, and Liping Yin from the ICPO

The CLIVAR Climate Dynamics Panel (CDP) held a teleconference on 197h July 2020. The CDP co-chairs, Shoshiro Minobe and Noel Keenlyside chaired this meeting.

The CLIVAR/CliC/SCAR Southern Ocean Region Panel (SORP) held the teleconference on 14st July, 2020, chaired by Inga Smith, and with the participation of Matthew Mazloff, David Bromwich, Neil Swart, Sandra Barreira, Robin Robertson, and Liping Yin from the ICPO.

The CLIVAR Global Synthesis and Observations Panel (GSOP) held a teleconference on 21st July, 2020, chaired by Andrea Storto  and Steven R. Jayne.

Please join us to congratulate Dr. Eleanor Frajka-Williams, member of the CLIVAR Atlantic Region Panel (ARP), to receive the reputable Nicholas P. Fofonoff Award in 2021 presented by the American Meteorological Society (AMS). 

The 101st Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society will take place in New Orleans, Luisiana from 10 to 14 January, 2021. In this webpage are sessions relevant to the CLIVAR community.



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

Recently, scientists from the First Institute of Oceanography, MNR of China developed a new generation of Earth System Model (FIO-ESM v2.0) and participated in the phase 6 of the Coupling Model Intercomparison Project (CMIP6), the results have been published in JGR Oceans.

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. 

The writing team of the decadal Indian Ocean Observing System review has recently published a research article on the BAMS titled A roadmap to IndOOS-2: Better observations of the rapidly-warming Indian ocean, by presenting the core findings from the IndOOS review.