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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. 

Monsoon rainfall has profound economic and societal...

Figure 1: Main IndOOS-2 recommendations.

The writing team of the decadal Indian Ocean Observing System review, led by Lisa Beal, Jerome Vialard and Roxy Mathew...

 

The 2020 AGU Fall Meeting is going to be held on 7-11 December in San Francisco...

The CLIVAR/IOC-GOOS Indian Ocean Region Panel (IORP) had its quarterly telecon on 18 June 2020. During the telecon, the updates on the IndOOS-2 implementations, the key messages from 10th IndOOS Resource Forum (IRF) Meeting, as well as the highlighted information on WCRP’s new structure and implementation strategy were discussed. The major updates from the telecon are:

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ECCOOS observing network (green and yellow dots): Existing buoys (green dots) will be complemented with pH sensors. The location of the STRATUS buoys is indicated by a blue dot.

The project entitled “Enhancing the Chilean Climate Ocean Observing System (ECCOOS)”, which is led by CEAZA (Center of Advanced Studies in Arid Zones) with the...

Figure  Multi-model mean 30-year (1980–2009) mean sea ice concentration (%). Columns are (from the left) OMIP-1, OMIP-2, OMIP-2 − OMIP-1, and an observational dataset...

The ENSO Conceptual Models Working Group of PRP kicked off by its first telecon organised in two sessions on June 29 and 30 respectively to accommodate the participants located in different time zones. All WG members but two attended the telecon sessions.

The telecon started with an overview of the WG by Jerome Vialard, lead of the WG, who reviewed the motivation and development of the...

The WCRP International Project Offices (IPOs) and Joint Planning Staff (JPS) had the monthly telecon on 29 June, 2020. During the telecon, there was a report of the key activities from each IPO, as well as the update for the upcoming JSC meetings and planning for next year.

Jose Santos presented on behalf of ICPO on the following highlights from CLIVAR side during the telecon: Panels...

The newly established CLIVAR Research Focus on "Tropical Basin Interaction" is now inviting abstracts on "...

The CLIVAR Southern Ocean Region Panel held an online meeting on 10th June. For this third telecom since the last rotation of members in March 2020, the two co-chairs of SORP, Inga Smith and Torge Martin, were joined by panel members Karen Assmann, Sandra Barreira, Tore Hattermann, Robin Robertson, Neil Swart, and Michiyo...

The CLIVAR Climate Dynamics Panel (CDP) held a teleconference on 19th June 2020, chaired by Shoshiro Minobe and Noel Keenlyside, and with the participation of Ramiro Ignacio Saurral, Aixue Hu, Simona Bordoni, Rym Msadek, Sarah Kang, Rhys Parfitt, Natalie Burls, and Liping Yin from the ICPO.

In this special COVID-19 situation, the CDP didn’t give up the scientific...

The CLIVAR Atlantic Region Panel had its quarterly telecon via a GoToMeeting on June 8, 2020. All ARP members participated in the telecon except for Kemgang Ghomsi Franck Eitel. Many topics were covered during the 80-mins telecon, including: the update on the CLIVAR-FIO Summer School; the establishment of an AMOC Task Team; the Tropical Atlantic Observing System (...

The Joint Scientific Committee (JSC) of the World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) provides scientific guidance for all aspects of WCRP, aligned to the overall aims and interests of the sponsoring organizations: the World Meteorological Organization, the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO, and the International Science Council.

WCRP is calling for (self-)nominations...

The CLIVAR Tropical Basin Interaction Research Focus held its second teleconference on 2nd June 2020, 23h00-24h00 GMT, chaired by Ingo Richter and Noel Keenlyside, and with the participation of Fred Kucharski, Fan Jia, Chunzai Wang, Yuko Okumura, Belen Rodriguez-Fonseca, Hiroki Tokinaga, Xichen Li, and Jose Santos from the ICPO.

 

Main points of the teleconference...

The recording of the 2nd TBI telecon on June 2, 2020 is availabe here.

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