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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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Run to coincide with the start of COP21, ESA's free online course on Monitoring Climate from Space starts on the 30th November 2015. Sign up now!

Join leading experts and scientists to explore our planet from space and learn how Earth observations are used to monitor climate change. Aimed at...

The 2nd Announcement of the CLIVAR2016 Open Science Conference is out (Click here for PDF).

Discover the exciting programme of invited speakers, keynotes, parallel sessions, poster sessions, early career scientist symposium and...

This special issue of Exchanges provides an overview of CLIVAR’s role in the development of a sustained ocean observing system, in terms of research and advances in understanding. The issue also highlights the importance of CLIVAR’s international and regional...

The 10th Session of the CLIVAR Pacific Panel was held in Santiago, Chile on 10-11, October, 2015, locally hosted by the Millennium Institute of Oceanography (IMO), Chile. This session was coupled with the 11th ICSHMO meeting...

The CLIVAR Upwelling Research Focus had their planning meeting in Ankara, Turkey, on 2-3 October 2015. For this meeting, experts in ocean and atmospheric science were joined by researchers in biogeochemistry and fisheries to discuss and develop a science and implementation plan for this CLIVAR activity, which will be done jointly with...

The CLIVAR/CliC/SCAR Southern Ocean Region Panel (SORP) met at the European Space Agency headquarters in Frascati, Italy, on 24-25 September, to discuss progress of activities in the past year and plan future activities. The panel has strengthen the links with the...

IMBER organises a summer school every two years. Known as the ClimECO (Climate and Ecosystem) series, these intensive training workshops offer students and early career scientists lectures by internationally renowned experts as well as hands-on practical sessions. The IMBER ClimEco5 Summer School will be held at University of Rio Grande do Norte, Natal, Brazil, 10-17 August 2016.

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This program sends ocean scientists interested in short-term visits to developing countries. The program is a partnership, with the host institution providing local accommodation and SCOR finding resources to pay for airfares and other local expenses, as necessary. The participating scientists donate their time. They may be onsite for as little as two weeks to as long as visa requirements...

The CLIVAR Research Focus on Planetary heat balance and ocean heat storage (CONCEPT-HEAT) brought together experts from ocean and atmospheric reanalysis, air-sea fluxes, ocean heat content, climate models, atmospheric radiation and sea level for their first meeting, which happened at the UK MetOffice, on 29 September - 01 October,...

In collaboration with SNCF and numerous partners, the Climate Train will travel across France from 6th to 25th October, stopping in 19 cities, communicating our understanding of climate change issues to the general public in the run up to COP21 that will be held in Paris. The Train has 45 scientists on board (15 per week), 14 institutes and labs represented. 96 seminars...

On 16th September 2015 CLIVAR launched its 20th anniversary with a ceremony at FIO. Prof Deyi Ma, the Director General of FIO, met with Dr. Mike Sparrow, Senior Scientific Officer of WCRP, CLIVAR SSG Co-chair Prof Detlef Stammer, Dr Annalisa Bracco, Professor at Georgia Institute of Technology and incoming CLIVAR SSG Co-Chair and ICPO staff. Prof...

On 16th September 2015 WCRP/CLIVAR and IOC/WESTPAC hosted a joint workshop on “Advancing Ocean Climate Observations and Studies in the Indo-Pacific” at FIO with the aim to take stock of previous achievements in ocean observations, modelling and ocean climate studies in the region; build and enhance networks among ocean and climate research communities in the region;...

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