14th Session of CLIVAR Pacific Region Panel

Saturday, October 19, 2019 to Sunday, October 20, 2019
Event City: 
Event Contact: 
Jing Li
Event Description: 



The meeting will take place at Victoria Convention Center, in Victoria, Canada.

Address: 720 Douglas Street, Victoria, BC V8W 3M7, Canada
Tel: 250-361-1000
Fax: 250-361-1099

Meeting rooms:

  • Oct. 19 (Saturday): CLIVAR Pacific Region Panel Meeting - Colwood (level 2)
  • Oct. 20 (Sunday): CLIVAR PRP/PICES WG-40 Joint Workshop on Climate and Ecosystem Predictability in the Pacific - Oak Bay-2 (level 1)


Preliminary Agenda

Oct. 19 (Saturday): CLIVAR Pacific Region Panel Meeting (Venue: Colwood on level 2)


1. Status of Tropical Pacific Decadal Variability paper, which should be very close to completion or submitted by then, and possible steps forward on that topic undertaken by the panel. 
2. Integration of low-latitude western boundary current and maritime continent observations into a unified multi-platform observing system.
3. Discussion on ENSO conceptual models.
4. ENSO metrics: Status and next steps. 
5. Way forward in exchanging with TPOS2020.
6. Possible panel activities including marine biogeochemistry.
7. Discussion of possible PRP interactions with Southern Ocean and Arctic Panels as recommended by the SSG.
8. Additional discussion items by panel members. 

Oct. 20 (Sunday): CLIVAR PRP/PICES WG-40 Joint Workshop on Climate and Ecosystem Predictability in the Pacific (Venue: Oak Bay-2 on level 1)

The workshop is to explore ways in which climate knowledge can be used to understand ecosystem dynamics and inform fisheries and other ecosystem services. 



Name Affiliation Country Role
Matthieu Lengaigne LOCEAN France PRP Co-chair
Antonietta Capotondi University of Colorado USA PRP Co-chair
Xiaopei Lin Ocean University of China China PRP Member
Janet Sprintall Scripps Institution of Oceanography USA PRP Member
Xuebin Zhang CSIRO Australia PRP Member
Jerome Vialard LOCEAN France PRP Member
Yu Kosaka The University of Tokyo Japan PRP Member
Yukiko Imada Meteorological Research Institute, Japan Meteorological Agency Japan PRP Member
Samantha Stevenson University of California at Santa Barbara USA PRP Member
Andrew Wittenberg NOAA GFDL USA PRP Member
Michael McPhaden (TBC) Chair / Tropical Moored Buoy Implementation Panel  USA PRP Ex-officio
Jing Li (TBC) International CLIVAR Project Office (ICPO)  China ICPO Staff



There are several hotels that are offfering special rate for the 2019 PICES Annual Meeting, for more details please refer to https://meetings.pices.int/meetings/annual/2019/pices/accommodation



Participants who are going to participate both the PRP meeting and PRP-PICES WG40 joint workshop need to register for the 2019 PICES annual meeting via https://meetings.pices.int/meetings/annual/2019/pices/registration