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Learn EO competition

Do you use Earth Observation data for teaching?  Or do you use EO data as part of your work and have an idea for a training package?

The European Space Agency is funding a competition with prizes of €5000, €3000 and €2000 as part of the LearnEO! Project.

The closing date for registration is  5 January 2014 and for competition entries is 31 January 2014.

€5,000 first prize...

46th International Liege Colloquium on Ocean Dynamics

46th International Liege Colloquium on Ocean Dynamics

5 -9 May 2014

Low oxygen environments in marine, estuarine and fresh waters

Web site:http://modb.oce.ulg.ac.be/colloquium/ "> http://modb.oce...

In order to contribute to the new CLIVAR research foci on Consistency between Planetary Heat Balance and Ocean Heat Storage, investigating the role of the ocean in energy uptake related to climate change, the European Space Agency (ESA) is planning an Ocean Heat Flux activity within the framework of the Support To Science Element (STSE).

This activity will better quantify the exchanges...

The International CLIVAR Project Office (ICPO) and Scientific Steering Group (SSG) co-chairs have been working in conjunction with a graphics design team over the last few months to redesign the CLIVAR logo. The new CLIVAR logo has now been designed and approved, and will be first utilised in a new CLIVAR brochure. The brochure will be circulated online and at Fall AGU, at the US-CLIVAR...

US CLIVAR is hosting a town hall meeting at the Fall AGU meeting in San Francisco (9-13Dec 2013). The session will be held on Monday 9th December at 12.30-13.30.

The townhall meeting will provide the opportunity for U.S. CLIVAR's (Climate Variability and Predictability) SSC to present an overview of the program's new 15-yr Science Plan with an outline of the Plan's Fundamental Science...

WCRP Summer School

The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) is organizing, in collaboration with the World Climate Research Programme (WCRP), a Summer School on the Attribution and Prediction of Extreme Events
Dates: 21 July - 1 August 2014
Location: ICTP, Triete, Italy
Deadline for applications: 31st...

The UK's Royal Research Ship (RRS) Discovery was officially named at the beginning of October, by HRH The Princess Royal. The naming ceremony took place at the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton and was attended by around 200 guests.

Guests included the Science Minister David Willetts, local MPs, civic guests and senior figures from the UK’s marine science community. The ceremony...

Exchanges 65

The new Exchanges 65, is a special issue on high resolution ocean climate modelling, that is an outcome of the WGOMD Workshop on this topic. It gives a flavour of the frontier topics, state...

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Location: Goa, India

2nd PAGES Young Scientist Meeting: 11th - 12th February

4th PAGES Open Science Meeting: 13th - 16th February

These two meetings are...

The CLIVAR-GEWEX Africa Climate Panel is pleased to announce the launch of the WCRP Africa Newsletter. The first issue is dedicated to short notes from the fellows of the fellowship scheme of the DFID-Met Office Climate Science Research Partnership (CSRP) for Africa.

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Featured Article: Explaining Climate Extremes

Abstract: Scientists don’t just have to understand climate change and extreme weather events – they have to communicate their knowledge in ways non-scientists can use. Catherine Beswick and Nico Caltabiano explain one approach to making climate science accessible.

Planet Earth is the quarterly magazine published by...

Climate Change Development and Adaptation (CCDA2) Conference - 19-20 October 2012, Addis Abeba, Ethiopia

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