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The EGU General Assembly 2023 is going to be held in Vienna, Austria and online on 23-28 April. The call for abstracts is open until 10 January 2023, 13:00 CET.

The 2nd Indian Ocean Early Career Scientists WG Telecon was organized on 5 November 2022. 12 Representatives from IORP, YESS, WIOMSA-ECSN and IIOE-2 ECSN attended the telecon. 

The 7th SPARC General Assembly was organized on 24-28 October 2022. This event attracted over 400 experts and early career researchers (ECR) in the field of stratosphere-troposphere research.

Jose Santos, Executive Director of the International CLIVAR Project Office, attended online the 4th Open Science Symposium on Western Pacific Ocean Circulation and Climate and provided some remarks.

OOPC-25 was organized at EUMETSAT, UK in-person and also online from 20 to 21 October 2022. Representatives from GCOS, GOOS, WCRP and CLIVAR IORP, ARP, GSOP, NORP and ICPO attended the meeting.

The first CLIVAR Climate Dynamics Panel (CDP) annual workshop successfully wrapped up on 19th October 2022. 

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A cloud-based analysis framework proposed by the Pangeo project was used to systematically assess the realism of the kilometer-scale resolution models, aiming to tackle the existed distribution and analysis challenges of the model output.

Recently, together with colleagues, two members from CLIVAR Ocean Model Development Panel (OMDP) conducted a comprehensive analysis on the Arctic sea surface salinity (SSS), liquid freshwater content (LFWC) and freshwater budget by comparing the CMIP6 to the CMIP5 results, showing that the salinity of the Barents Sea Opening is projected to keep declining in the future.

A recent paper on this subject by researchers at the University Complutense of Madrid examines the role of tropical convection, specially the location of the Inter Tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ), in the occurrence of the two main tropical Atlantic-to-tropical Pacific basin interactions: the equatorial Atlantic to equatorial Pacific teleconnection, and the North Tropical Atlantic to equatorial Pacific teleconnection.