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To meet the scientific community requirements European Space Agency (ESA) supports a project called Ocean Heat Flux (OHF) aiming at the development, validation, and evaluation of satellite-based estimates of surface turbulent fluxes, particularly derived from ESA satellite/mission EO data, of all the components of the turbulent fluxes over global...

 

Annual Review of Marine Science latest volume in 2016 is available online. The review papers with particular focus on CLIVAR's main themes include:

 


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This town hall session serves to inform about the new CLIVAR science directions and to provide a platform to hear and discuss your ideas on future science and implementation requirements to meet urgent climate research goals. CLIVAR scientists representing CLIVAR Panels and Research Foci will make brief presentations followed by audience participation and discussion. The discussion outcomes...

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The 4th CLIVAR workshop on the evaluation of El Niño / Southern Oscillation (ENSO) processes in climate models was held at Sorbonne-Universités in Paris in July 2015, in conjunction with the UNESCO “Our Common Future Under Climate Change” conference. The workshop, hosted by IPSL and attended by 50 experts including 12 early-career scientists (see...

Martin Visbeck, member of the WCRP Joint Scientific Committee and past CLIVAR SSG co-chair, has been elected as a 2015 AGU Fellow. The Fellows program pays tribute to those AGU members who have made exceptional contributions to Earth and space sciences.  Martin has been a very active member of the CLIVAR community for many years, spearheading several major activities and most recently...

During the last week of October 2015 an international and interdisciplinary group of around 30 active YESS members came together for a three day workshop in Offenbach at the German Weather service in Germany.

The workshop was sponsored by the three research programmes of the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO)...

The WCRP Data Advisory Council’s (WDAC’s) Observations for Model Evaluation Task Team seeks recommendations for data sets to be considered for inclusion in obs4MIPs.

Obs4MIPs refers to a limited collection of well-established and documented datasets that have been organized according to the Coupled Model Intercomparison Project (CMIP5 and CMIP6 currently in preparation) model output...

The United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) is taking place as planned from 30 November to 11 December 2015 at the Paris-Le Bourget site. Although a certain number of events have been removed from the programme or cancelled for security reasons following the attacks on 13 November, those organized in “enclosed, easily secured...

This special issue was initiated by the Indian Ocean Region Panel and coincides with the launch of the second International Indian Ocean Expedition (IIOE2) at the International Symposium on the Indian Ocean (IO50) that will be held on 30 November - 4 December 2015 at the National...

What happened to the ocean circulation when all this meltwater entered the ocean at that time of deglaciation? This is what Marson et al. (2015) discuss in their study published last October in Climate Dynamics.

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