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The Fifth JCOMM "Workshop on Advances in Marine Climatology" (CLIMAR-5) in conjunction with a Marine In-situ Wind Workshop will be held in Hamburg, Germany, from 6-9 May 2019. The meeting aims to build on the outcomes of the four previous CLIMAR workshops and on the outcomes of the alternating and closely related "Advances...

The first CLIVAR-FIO Summer School on “Past, Present and Future Sea Level Changes” was organized in Qingdao, China, from June 25 to 30, 2018, back to back with the eighth UNESCO/IOC-ODC Training Course on Ocean Forecast System, held during 2-7 July 2018. The objective of the 2018 CLIVAR Summer School was to provide...

The Report of the 3rd WCRP Grand Challenge on Regional Sea Level Change and Coastal Impacts has been published recently.  The meeting was held on 14-15 October 2018 at Boulder, USA. The report could be...

The ICTP-CLIVAR Summer School on Oceanic Eastern Boundary Upwelling Systems will be organised on 15-21 Jul 2019 at Trieste, Italy. This school will focus on coupled ocean-atmosphere dynamics in upwelling systems, their biogeochemical and ecological processes, and their sensitivity to climate variability and change. Afternoons will be devoted to practical sessions involving the use of...

Liping Yin, Staff Scientist of the ICPO, attended the 2018 China Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research (SCOR) annual meeting, which was organized by the secretariat of China SCOR and co-organized by Zhejiang University as well as Zhejiang Ocean University, on 27-28 December 2018 at Zhejiang University.

The topic of this meeting was ‘...

Dr Wenju Cai was elected as the Co-chair of the CLIVAR Scientific Steering Group (SSG) during the WCRP 39th JSC meeting. Dr. Cai will succeed Prof. Detlef Stammer starting from Jan 1st, 2019 for a period of four years.

Before taking this position, Dr Cai served as member of the SSG, co-chair of the CLIVAR Pacific Regional panel, and also, member of the Pacific...

The Third Meeting of CLIVAR Eastern Boundary Upwelling System (EBUS) Research Foci was hosted by US CLIVAR on 9 December 2018, at Washington DC, US. This session brought together the CLIVAR EBUS RF members, staff in both US CLIVAR and International CLIVAR Project Office (remotely), as well as representative from US Agency.

It was...

WCRP announced the recipients of the 2018 Modelling and Data Prizes recently, which are awarded annually in collaboration with the Global Climate Observing System (GCOS, for the Data Prize) and the World...

 

Figure 1. Multiscale processes and scale interaction mechanisms in the atmosphere and ocean that need to be properly represented or parameterized in climate projections to improve regional to local climate information. 

During recent decades, through theoretical considerations and analyses of observations and model simulations, the scientific community has...

 

Recently, the Sea Ice Prediction Network-SOUTH (SIPN-South) project has collected seasonal forecasts of Antarctic sea ice aligned with the Year Of Polar Prediction Special Observing Period (austral summer 2018-2019).  Initial analysis of all the collected forecasts were released in the document '...

Jose Santos, Executive Director of the ICPO attended the Regional Workshop for the South Pacific held in Guayaquil, Ecuador (17-18 December 2018), organized under the auspices of the United Nations, in coordination with the secretariat of the Regular Process, represented by the Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea, Office of Legal Affairs, United Nations and with the assistance of...

Figure: a, Comparison of the standard deviation of the E-index over the present-day (1900–1999) and future (2000–2099) 100-year periods in the 17 selected models. 15 of the 17 selected models (88%) simulate a greater variance in the E-index in the future period (red bars) than in the present-day period (blue bars); the two models that simulate a...

The EGU General Assembly 2019, taking place in Vienna (Austria) on 7–12 April 2019, will bring together geoscientists from all over the world to one meeting covering all disciplines of the Earth, planetary, and space sciences.

We are pleased to invite the communite to submit their abstracts to the session: ...

Figure 1. Schematic showing the high-EKE centers in the BOB (shading areas) and the forcing mechanisms. Abbreviations: SMC: Southwest Monsoon Current, EICC: East Indian Coast Current, KWs: Kelvin waves, RWs: Rossby waves.

The Bay of Bengal (BOB) is a semiclosed marginal sea located in the tropical northeastern Indian Ocean. The complicated communications...

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