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From left to right: Xunqiang Yin (Coordinator, ODC), Prof. Fangli Qiao (Secretary General of FIO, Director of ODC), Prof. Jose Santos (Executive Director of ICPO),) and Jing Li (Staff Scientist, ICPO)

On the 10th July, 2017 at the First Institute of Oceanography (FIO), State Oceanic Administration of China, a meeting between representatives of the UNESCO/IOC Regional Training...

The Open Science Conference in New York from 10-14 July groups top scientists, city planners, coastal zone developers and managers and other stakeholders who will brainstorm on how to strengthen climate change adaptation and disaster resilience.

Many of the world’s biggest cities and economic hubs lie along coastlines and so are exposed to coastal...

The latest issue of CLIVAR Exchanges, a joint issue with Past Global Changes Magazine, titled "Decadal Climate Variability", is now available to read and download.

This issue aims to review ongoing research on Decadal Climate Variability and Predictability, and address the progress made in understanding and resolving issues on this topic. It is an output from the CLIVAR-ICTP...

The “2017 CLIVAR International Symposium on Boundary Currents” was successfully held in Qingdao, China on 5-7 June 2017.

At the symposium, about 200 oceanographers and young scholars congregated and discussed the recent advances and challenges towards understanding of the Boundary Current dynamics and interactions.

The symposium covered 3 themes: 1) mechanism and interaction of...

GOAL OF THE CONFERENCE: To review the progress on the science of ENSO with a focus on examining the range of ENSO “flavors”, assess the existence of possible, and distinct precursors, an examine how the different oceanic and atmospheric processes that drive the different ENSO flavors and impact their predictability would vary in a warming world.

There will be 6...

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 http://www.wcrp-climate....

Funding opportunities on "Climate Change Research"

Date of compilation: 15 October 2017.  All calls have deadlines during the first semester of 2018

If there is a call that might be of interest for you and/or you require logistical assistance to prepare the proposal, please contact the International CLIVAR Project office at:...

A meeting report titled 'Climate and Ocean Science Builds for the Future' has just been published in EOS, and it highlights the outcomes of the  second “CLIVAR Open Science Conference: Charting the Course for Climate and Ocean Research' which has been held in Qingdao, China, 18–25 September 2016.

The report documented the major themes of climate research that were showcased as well as...

The CLIVAR Scientific Steering Group (SSG) has endorsed the “International Workshop on Tropical-subtropical Weather, Climate and Oceans”, which will be organised by Sun Yat - sen University of China, on November 18-20, 2017 in Guangzhou, China.The tropical and subtropical regions are important areas...

CLIVAR and CIIFEN will co-organise the "IV International Conference on El Niño Southern Oscillation: ENSO in a Warmer Climate" from 16-18 October 2018 in Guayaquil, Ecuador. This conference is a follow-on to the III International Conference on ENSO: “Bridging the gaps between Global ENSO Science and regional processes, extremes and impacts” held in November 2014; the Second International “...

 

On May 15th 2017, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) officially launches the Year of Polar Prediction in Geneva, Switzerland.

The Year of Polar Prediction (YOPP) is one of the key elements of the Polar Prediction Project. YOPP is scheduled to take place from mid-2017 to mid-2019. During the period, scientists and...

From July 2 – 6, 2017 the Kiel Cluster of Excellence 'The Future Ocean' will hold a conference on “Advances in Integrated Ocean Research towards Sustainable Development” in Kiel, Germany....

The latest CLIVAR Exchanges, a special issue for CLIVAR Open Science Conference Award Winners , has just been published! This issue of Exchanges showcases some of high quality research done by young researchers that were presented with outstanding poster awards at the CLIVAR Open Science Conference in 2016...

The UNESCO/IOC-ODC Training Course on Development of Coupled Regional Ocean Models will be organized in Qingdao, China, from 12 - 23 June, 2017. The course is organized by the UNESCO/IOC Regional Training and Research Center on Ocean Dynamics and Climate (UNESCO/IOC-ODC).

This training course is designed to develop the capacity of member states in the Western Pacific (...

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