Professor Tim Palmer, a former member of both TOGA and CLIVAR SSGs, has been awarded the Institute of Physics 2014 Dirac Gold Medal for theoretical physics, for his work on probabilistic weather and climate prediction. This is a quite a prestigious prize in the field of theoretical physics.... Read More

The Hague, The Netherlands
Wednesday, 16 July, 2014 - Friday, 18 July, 2014
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Ocean Modelling solicits manuscripts that document aspects of the CORE-II simulations. Manuscripts should compare simulations across a suite of models, as well as to observational analyses where available. The journal is particularly interested in manuscripts that thoroughly and pedagogically... Read More

The document describes the datasets and protocol for running global ocean-ice climate models according to the CLIVAR Working Group on Ocean Model Development (WGOMD) Coordinated Ocean-ice Reference Experiments (COREs).... Read More

WCRP Sponsors are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. David Carlson as Director of the Joint Planning Staff. Dr. Carlson devoted the majority of his career in coordinating international science. He was the Director of the International Project Office for TOGA in the 90' and of the... Read More

The final report of the WCRP VAMOS/CORDEX Workshop on LatinAmerica and Caribbean CORDEX LAC: Phase II – The Caribbean, hosted by the Oficina Nacional de Meteorologia (ONAMET) at Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic during 9-11 April 2014 is now available for donwload. ... Read More

We are very proud and happy to announce that Stephen Griffies (NOAA/GFDL), SSG member and former long term WGOMD member and Chair, has been awarded the 2014 EGU Fridtjof Nansen Medal for his outstanding contribution and leadership in ocean general circulation model development and critical... Read More

The 2nd International Ocean Research Conference (IORC) will be held next 17-21 November 2014 in Barcelona (Spain). This Conference  is an opportunity for the scientific community to come together to plan the coming decade of international collaboration in marine science and technology, with a... Read More

The World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) has set a new milestone by establishing the International CLIVAR Global Project Office (ICGPO) at the First Institute of Oceanography (FIO) of the State Oceanographic... Read More

The WGOMD Workshop on Ocean Climate High Resolution Modelling, which is taking place in Kiel, Germany next Monday to Wednesday, 7-9 April will be live streamed via mms:// Read More

About 220 scientists attended the WCRP Conference for Latin America and the Caribbean (WCRP-LAC) in Montevideo, Uruguay, on 17-21 March 2014. The subtitle of the conference "Developing, Linking and Applying Climate Knowledge" was suggested to emphasize the main goal of this event that is to... Read More

The pan-CLIVAR meeting will happen in The Hague, The Netherlands, on 16-18 July 2014, in association with the 7th International Scientific Conference on the Global Water and Energy Cycle (14-17 July) and the pan-GEWEX meeting (17-18 July).  Registration is to be... Read More


Pre-registration is open. Please visit and fill the form at the web page as soon as possible if you intend to participate!  31st March - 4th May: abstract submission  The conference aims to offer a forum for dissemination and... Read More

HadCRUT 4 Jan 2013 sept 2013

The popular annual WMO climate statement for 2013 will -- for the first time -- include a section on oceans. CLIVAR, with its renewed focus on oceans and climate, will be working to further our understanding of, and... Read More


POGO is pleased to announce that it will once again offer a special POGO Visiting Fellowship for training on-board an Atlantic Meridional Transect (AMT) cruise in 2014. This initiative is now in its seventh year and has proved to be a very successful training programme providing hands-on, sea-... Read More