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Thirty two students from Angola, Namibia, Madagascar, Mauritius, Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Republic Democratic of Congo, South Africa, Norway, Germany, China, France, Spain and Netherland attended the Nansen Tutu Summer School on Ocean, Climate and Marine Ecosystem, hosted by the hosted by the Nansen Tutu Center for Marine...

The year of 2014 has been very busy for CLIVAR. The ICPO relocated from Southampton (UK) to its distributed office in Qingdao (China) and Pune (India). In July the first ever pan-CLIVAR meeting took place in The Hague, Netherlands, and provided the opportunity for members of CLIVAR panels to discuss activities with the...

Members of the XBT (Expendable BathyThermograph) community met in November in Beijing, China, at the 4th XBT Workshop: XBT Science and the Way Forward. The meeting was an international collaboration, with 30+ attendees from regions including USA, Australia, Europe, China, India, Brazil and Japan. XBT data make up around 15% of the global historical upper-ocean temperature profile database and...

SAMOC V Workshop

The 5th workshop organised by the South Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (SAMOC) community happened in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on 01-05 December. 

The main objective of this workshop was to bring together theoreticians, modelers and...

The document Sampling the Physical Ocean in CMIP6 Simulations, written by Griffies, Adcroft, Balaji, Danabasoglu, Durack, Gleckler, Gregory, Krasting, McDougall, Stouffer, and Taylor presents recommendations for sampling physical ocean fields for the World Climate Research Program (...

At the initiative of the WCRP Modeling Advisory Council, the WCRP and WWRP have established an International Prize for Model Development, awarded annually for an outstanding contribution to weather and climate model development by an early- to mid-career researcher.

More details on eligibility, required nomination material and selection process can be found at...

Arctic and Antarctic weather and climate prediction and predictability issues are high up on the polar (research) communities' agenda. A vast amount of information is available in different media. To help connect sending and receiving parties, a dedicated electronic mailing list tailored to people interested in Arctic and Antarctic prediction and predictability is being set up.  We will strive...

The Southern Ocean Carbon and Climate Observations and Modeling (SOCCOM) program is a six-year initiative funded by the National Science Foundation’s Division of Polar Programs and headquartered at Princeton University. 

The project was launched in September 2014 with an initial commitment of $3.5 million per year over 6 years...

The Nansen Tutu Center Summer School on Ocean, Climate and Marine Ecosystem will focus on the Agulhas Current, the Benguela upwelling system and the Tropical Atlantic and will deal with field observations, remote sensing and modelling

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The CLIVAR / IOC-GOOS Indian Ocean Panel has been actively involved in the planning on the 50th Anniversary of the International Indian Ocean Expedition (IIOE-2), in partnership with IOC Perth Programme Office, the Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research (SCOR) and the...

The Climate and the Cryosphere (CliC) Project and the Norwegian Polar Institute (NPI) invite applications for a permanent position as Executive Officer for the CliC International Project Office. As a core project of the WCRP, the "Climate and Cryosphere" project encourages and promotes research into the cryosphere and its interactions as part of the global climate system.

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Detlef Stammer, CLIVAR SSG co-chair, and several other members of our CLIVAR community have been elected as 2014 AGU Fellows.

Detlef Stammer, CLIVAR SSG co-chair, and several other members of our CLIVAR community have been elected as 2014 AGU Fellows...

The First WCRP-ICTP Summer School on Attribution and Prediction of Extreme Events, also co-organised by CLIVAR, was a success in Trieste. The 35 participants, out of 236 applications, from several countries, had two weeks of interactions with lecturers from leading research institutes around the world.

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Participants of the pan-CLIVAR and pan-GEWEX meeting

Over 130 members of CLIVAR panels and guests gathered in The Hague this week (14-19 July) for the first-ever Pan-CLIVAR meeting.  The overall aims of the pan-CLIVAR meeting were to

  • Facilitate internal coordination between CLIVAR activities.
  • Develop ideas and input for new CLIVAR science and implementation plans.
  • Interact with GEWEX and help coordinate...

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