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WCRP is currently inviting self-nominations from highly enthusiastic and dedicated experts for membership of the following groups:

The 25th Session of the CLIVAR Scientific Steering Group was hosted by US CLIVAR from Feb. 15 to Feb. 16, 2020 in San Diego.

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,...

The 77th issue of Exchanges and Variations, joint between International and US CLIVAR, is themed "Sources and Sinks of Ocean Mesoscale Eddy Energy," with guest editors Baylor Fox-Kemper, Brown University and Simon Marsland, CSIRO.

This joint...

A new framework for global ocean-sea-ice model simulations based on phase 2 of the Ocean Model Intercomparison Project (OMIP-2), was presented recently by CLIVAR Ocean Model Development Panel (OMDP) and other ocean model communities.

This OMIP-2 framework is assessed by comparing multi-model means from 11 CMIP6-class global ocean–sea-ice models calculated separately for the OMIP-1 and...

A joint WCRP and DCMIP Summer School on 'Earth System Model Development: Dynamical cores and physics-dynamics coupling' will be held in ...

 

The 32nd Session of the GEWEX Scientific Steering Group (SSG) took place from 27-31 January...

The 3rd Summer School on Theory, Mechanisms and Hierarchical Modeling of Climate Dynamics: Tropical Oceans, ENSO and their Teleconnections will be organised from 3 to 14 August 2020 at ICTP, Italy. The topics of the summer school include: 1) Tropical ocean (ENSO) dynamics, including phenomenology; 2) ENSO theory, modeling, prediction; 3) Decadal Variability and...

 

A workshop on ‘Building an international Transparent Ocean Community’ was organised by the Pilot Qingdao National Laboratory for Marine Science and Technology, in Qingdao, China on 19th January 2020, attended by around 50 participants from research institutes in Australia, China, Côte d'Ivoire, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, UK and USA...

 

The POGO-21 was held in January 20-22, 2020 in Qingdao. ICPO staff were invited to attend the open meeting. Over 100 participants were present at the event, including 48 POGO members and representatives from other partner institutes. 

On the meeting, Dr Jose Santos, Executive Director of ICPO...

Announcement for

“Wenhai Cup” International Ocean Innovation Competition (WOIC)

Qingdao National Laboratory for Marine Science and Technology (QNLM) is pleased to announce that the Wenhai Cup International Ocean Innovation Competition (WOIC) finals will be held in September 2020 for now (...

 

Dr Jose Santos and Jing Li from the International CLIVAR Project Office (ICPO) attended the Integrated Marine Biosphere Research Programme (IMBeR) MoU Signing Ceremony and Strategic Partnership Seminar in Shanghai, China On 16 January, 2020. Over 30 representatives from IMBeR Scientific Steering Committee, International Project...

Liping Yin, Staff Scientist of the ICPO, attended the 2019 China Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research (SCOR) annual meeting on 19-20 December...

Fig. 1 A sampling of the phenomena discussed at the workshop demonstrates the broad range of spatial-temporal scales involved and the cross-scale interactions. The spatial scale ranges from <1 to >100,000 kilometers and the temporal scale covers from < 1 hour to multi-years. (Hagos et al., 2019)

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The 2019 UN Climate Change Conference took place in December 2-13 in Madrid, Spain. The Conference featured the 25th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP25) to the UNFCCC and meetings of the UNFCCC subsidiary bodies. As the ocean being increasingly affected by the global rise in temperatures, and therefore significantly impacting marine ecosystems,...

The CLIVAR/GEWEX Monsoons Panel had its face-to-face meeting on 14 December 2019 immediately following the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting at San Francisco, USA.  A pre-meting consultation also took place on 11 December 2019 with the relevant stakeholders. ICPO supported the Monsoons Panel in preparing for the meeting and Dr Jose Luis Santos, Executive Director, ICPO,...

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