CLIVAR Scientific Steering Group held its 24th session in Washington DC, US

The 24th Session of the CLIVAR Scientific Steering Group was hosted by US CLIVAR from Nov.27 to Nov. 29, 2018 in Washington D.C.

This session brought together the CLIVAR leadership, i.e SSG members and co-chairs of CLIVAR panels and Research Foci (RF), and was also attended by invited representatives from sponsors, partnership projects and organizations around the globe, including US CLIVAR, WCRP, IOC, CliC, SPARC,GEWEX and CORDEX.

The first day of the meeting was attended by the SSG members, WCRP representatives and Program Managers, and representatives from US Institutions to discuss, with the objective of reviewing the new WCRP Strategic plan and enhancing collaboration between International CLIVAR and the US CLIVAR community.

Activities and plans from all CLIVAR panels and RFs were reported by panel/RF co-chairs or representative members. Comments and suggestions to panel/RF business were given by SSG and will be sorted out and distributed to each panel/RF soon after the session by ICPO, which covers the aspects of suggestions on future work and interaction with other groups or projects, decisions and comments on membership renewal proposals, and budget request for the panel/RF events during the next year.