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NOMINATIONS DUE December 20, 2019


The US CLIVAR Scientific Steering Committee (SSC) seeks qualified individuals to serve on its three subsidiary Panels:

Ms. Qian Zhao was recently appointed as the administrative assistant of the International CLIVAR Project Office (ICPO), hosted by the First Institute of Oceanography (FIO), Qingdao, China. Prior to this, Ms. Zhao used to serve at the Belt and Road Collaborative Innovation Centre (BRCIC), Qingdao, China. Her responsibilities at BRCIC included liasing with foreign diplomats, interpreting for...

ICMPO was invited to participate in a one-day National Workshop on CFS Modelling Approaches, organized by the Monsoon Mission Directorate at the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune on 29th October 2019.  The workshop was briefed by scientific leads from different national institutions in India on the performance of CFS/GEFS in short-range, extended range and seasonal...

This event brought together scientists and students for presenting and discussing the progress in research on the American monsoons and their role in the global monsoon system, and for planning future activities.  It was held at the International Centre for Theoretical Physics South American Institute for Fundamental Research (ICTP-SAIFR), São Paulo, Brazil, during 19-24 August 2019, with...

The Sources and Sinks of Ocean Mesoscale Eddy Energy. A Joint US CLIVAR and CLIVAR Workshop Report is now available, summarizing a March 2019 workshop on advancing our understanding of ocean mesoscale eddies and their energy sources and sinks in the context of climate variability and change. Also included in the report include recommendations and next steps presented by the workshop...

The development of the 1997 event appears influenced by the conditions in the Atlantic during boreal summer. The representation of this interaction and that with the Indian Ocean is thought important for predictability in the tropics. Data HadISST.

After an open call to receive proposals for new Research Foci, CLIVAR received five outstanding...

Jose Santos, Executive Director of the ICPO attended the “2019 Indian Ocean Workshop: What to do”, held in Hangzhou, China; organized by the Indian Ocean Operational Oceanographic Research Center, and with the support of the Second Institute of Oceanography.

The objectives of the workshop were:

  • To exchange results of recent research activities, and coordination and...

We would like to appoint Ms Zhao, Qian as the administrative assistant of International CLIVAR Project Office

Duties and responsibilities of the ICPO Administrative Assistant

The ICPO administrative assistant assists the Executive Director and Staff Scientists to ensure that the ICPO provides effective secretarial support to the CLIVAR Scientific Steering Group (...

The International CLIVAR Project Office (ICPO) was invited to attend the No. 244 Shuangqing Forum on 'Physical and Biogeochemical Processes and their Interaction in the Indian Ocean under the Global Changes',...

Dr Rupa Kumar Kolli has recently taken charge as the Executive Director of the International CLIVAR Monsoon Project Office (ICMPO), hosted by the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune, India.  Prior to this, he had served for 13 years (2006-2019) at the WMO Secretariat, Geneva, Switzerland as the Chief of World Climate Applications and Services Division. His responsibilities at...

Group photo of PRP-14

The 14th Session of CLIVAR Pacific Region Panel (PRP) took place on 19 October 2019, in Victoria, Canada, alongside the 2019 PICES Annual Meeting. During the meeting, updates on in 2018-2019 panel activities have been summarized, including progresses on ENSO Conceptual Models and ENSO Metrics working groups,...

In June 2019, the PICES Working Group-40 (Climate and Ecosystem Predictability) met at the First Institute of Oceanography (FIO) in Qingdao, China for a two-and-a-half-day intersessional workshop at the invitation of Dr. Fangli Qiao. The main objective of WG-40 is “to identify, diagnose and quantify predictable responses in North Pacific marine ecosystems that...

Jose Santos, Executive Director of the International CLIVAR Project office, participated at the World Marine Science and Technology Conference held from 23rd to 26th  September in Qingdao, Shandong province; hosted by the Shandong Association for Science and Technology and the Qingdao Municipal Government; and organized by the Qingdao Association for Science and Technology, and the Institute...

The OceanObs' 19 was held on September 16-20, 2019 at Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. With the efforts of SSG and all panels and research foci, CLIVAR submitted 10 white papers to contribute to the conference as well as the global ocean observing system.

During the conference, the Executive Summary of the IndOOS Decadal Review has been distributed by IORP with support of the ICPO, and a poster...

On 5-6 September 2019, the ICPO staff participated in the East Asia Marine Environment Cooperation Forum and Workshop on UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable development, sponsored by Qingdao Municipal People’s Government and IOC Sub-Commission for the Western Pacific (IOC-WESTPAC), and organised by First Institute of Oceanography, Ministry of Natural...

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