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On December 6, 2017, the United Nations announced the Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030) to mobilize the scientific community, policy-makers, business and civil society...

The 23rd session of the CLIVAR Scientific Steering Group (SSG) was held on November 27-30, 2017 in Pune, India, hosted by the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology where the International CLIVAR Monsoon Project Office is based. 

This...

WCRP is soliciting offers to host the International Project Office (IPO) for its Core Project CliC ("Climate and Cryosphere") from July 2018 onward, for a period of at least three years.

Prospective host institutions and sponsoring organizations are invited to download the ...

Participants of the ENSO RF-1

The 1st session of the CLIVAR Research Focus (RF) on “ENSO in a Changing Climate” was held on 15 October 2017 in Busan, Rep. of Korea. This session was held one day prior to the ENSO Complexity Workshop organized by the ICCP (IBS Climate Center for Climate Physics) at Pusan National University.

The ENSO RF is a three-year effort focusing...

The Global Climate Observing System (GCOS) is launching an open review of the current requirements for Essential Climate Variables (ECV) that are the basis for the global systematic observation of the climate system. GCOS would like to invite as wide a possible range of reviewers to participate. This is the first step in a revision and update of the requirements planned for 2021/2.

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Participants of PRP-12 in Busan, 21 October, 2017

 

The 12th session of CLIVAR Pacific Region Panel (PRP) was held on 21 October 2017 at Busan, Rep of Korea. This session was held back to back with the ENSO complexity workshop organized by ICCP (IBS Climate Center for Climate Physics), Pusan National University.

Given the breath of topics relevant to the Pacific...

The latest issue of CLIVAR Exchanges,Special Issue on climate over the Iberian Peninsula: an overview of CLIVAR-Spain coordinated science is now available to read and download

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: icpo@clivar.org.

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Figure 1 (as reproduced from Figure 6 of Le Cozannet et al., 2017): A framework for developing Coastal Climate Services. The middle boxes show areas where research and developments are needed to support the development and operationalization of coastal climate services (After: Monfray and Bley, 2016).



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The study of Parvathi and collaborators published in October 2017 in Geophysical Research Letters is the first to assess the influence of global warming on the Indian Winter Monsoon (IWM) by analyzing the present-day and the future simulations from Coupled Model Intercomparison Project phase-5 (CMIP5). Their results indicate a robust reduction of the IWM wind intensity over the AS by...

Jose Santos and Jing Li from ICPO, were invited to participate in the TPOS2020 Western Pacific Workshop, which took place from Sep 4 to 6, 2017 in Qingdao China. Jose Santos provided a brief presentation highlighting many links between the TPOS 2020 community and CLIVAR. The Pacific Regional Panel of CLIVAR provides a coordination mechanism for Pacific research...

After an extensive search, we would like to welcome the new Director of the International CLIVAR Monsoon Project Office (ICMPO), Dr. MM Ali.

MM Ali obtained his Ph.D. in Meteorology from Andhra University in 1983. He was the Group Director of Atmospheric and Ocean Sciences Group, National Remote Sensing Centre (ISRO) in 2012, and ISRO’s Head of Oceanography Division from...

CLIVAR (http://www.clivar.org/) is a Core Project of the World Climate Research Progamme ((http://www.wcrp-climate.org/) dedicated to understanding the role of the oceans in the variability, predictability and change of climate.  Each of the Core Projects has an International Project Office that acts as an...

Figure 1: Linear trend in observed [Good et al., 2013] ocean heat content (top 700 m; OHC) during (A) 1994-2004, (B) 2005-2015, and (C) the difference between (B) and (A). Units are °C per year. The thick black box outlined in (C) delineates the SPNA control volume (cf. (D), (E), (F)). (D) Full-depth OHC time series during 1993-2015 from observations (black) [Good et al.,...

Lynne Talley, former SORP co-chair, Distinguished Professor at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA is the Prince Albert I Medal recipient 2017, for her outstanding contribution to our knowledge of the global ocean's water masses, circulation, dynamics and role in climate.

 Professor Talley is...

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