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The CLIMATE SERVICES stage is a special venue where selected ENSO Conference participants are allowed (10-15) minutes to present a climate services related topic, project or initiative. Its aim is to widen the array of topics that are discussed at the Conference beyond those that are presented in the main specialized sessions.


The CLIMATE SERVICES stage will be presented all the...

Figure: Coefficient of variability (relative magnitude of the standard deviation to the average value) of SST and OMT during 1993–2017 (Courtesy: SCIENTIFIC REPORTS | (2018) 8:12092 | DOI:10.1038/s41598-018-30552-0).

Currently, sea surface temperature (SST) is the only oceanographic input for the atmospheric prediction models for Indian Summer Monsoon...

The Years of the Maritime Continent (YMC) field campaign has started since July 2017. Several Intensive Observation Periods (IOPs) have been conducted. They include the study of the relationship between diurnal cycle (DC) of rain and the Madden-Julian Oscillation (MJO) in the west coast of Sumatra Island by Indonesia, Japan and US researchers in November 2017 - January 2018, and the boreal...

After 4 years working as staff scientist of the International CLIVAR Project Office (ICPO), Lei HAN, will leave the Qingdao office at the end of September.  He will return to the Physical Oceanography Department of the First Institute of Oceanography to continue his career as a Scientist. Lei has provided excellent supports to CLIVAR activities and has played an important role in ICPO,...

The ICPO is pleased to announce that Ms. Liping YIN has joined the ICPO team in Qingdao, China as a staff Scientist. Liping comes from the Physical Oceanography Department of The First Institute of Oceanography, where she has been Research Associate since 2012. Liping YIN Obtained a PhD in Physical oceanography at Ocean University of China in 2012, and A MSc in Numerical mathematics in 2006....

The CLIVAR/CliC/SCAR Southern Ocean Region Panel (SORP) seeks nominations for four new members (self-nominations are welcome).

The panel is in particular need of nominees possessing expertise in

  • global climate/Earth-system modelling;...

ENSO 2018 Conference Posters

Schedule of poster sessions:

Each Poster will be on display during the whole conference, poster presenters are encouraged to be present at their poster during coffee breaks and/or leave a note indicating when they will be available. In addition, poster presenters are required to stay...

Requests are now being accepted for US CLIVAR-sponsored workshops. Submissions are encouraged from the US climate science community and their collaborators. All documents must be submitted by September 28. The next call for workshops will be in...

The CLIVAR Atlantic Regional Panel (ARP) seeks nominations for four new members (self nominations are welcome). The panel is in particular need of nominees possessing expertise in sea level, tropical Atlantic dynamics, and extreme events and their...

The ICTP-CLIVAR Summer School on “Eastern Boundary Upwelling Systems: Assessing and understanding their changes and predicting their future” will take place from 15 to 21 July 2019 in Trieste, Italy. The research school will aim at stimulating discussion and new ideas concerning the mechanisms that influence the responses of EBUSs to climate variability and change. 15 invited speakers and...

Group photo of the participants of NORP-1

The 1st session of the CLIVAR/CliC Northern Ocean Region Panel (NORP) was held on 15-16 June 2018 in Davos, Switzerland. The meeting was held alongside the POLAR2018, a joint event from SCAR and IASC (International Arctic Science Committee). And a joint session from SORP...

Group photo of the participants of SORP-13

The 13th session of the CLIVAR/CliC/SCAR Southern Ocean Region Panel (SORP) was held on 14-15 June 2018 in Davos, Switzerland. The meeting was held alongside the POLAR2018 conference, a joint event from SCAR and IASC (International Arctic Science Committee). Since the first...

The global impact of El Niño-Southern Oscillation events (ENSO) highlights the need to address ENSO scientific challenges in the context of international climate research, assessments, and operational prediction efforts.  We should also point out that the highest socio-economic impact during strong ENSO events have been traditionally reported in Latin America, Africa and Asia, in developing...

Sponsorship Opportunities

The Organising Committee of the IV International ENSO Conference encourage you to be a sponsor to the conference. There are several categories for the sponsorship opportunities. Please check below...

The call for nominations to CLIVAR Scientific Steering Group (SSG) and CLIVAR panels is now open. Deadline for nominations for appointments starting in 2019 (and 2020 for the SSG) is 10 October 2018, and nominations can be submitted ...

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