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CLIVAR and PICES have had demonstrated long-time successful interdisciplinary cooperation, through the cooperation of several PICES Working Groups (WGs). In particular, the recently ended WG-40 on Climate and Ecosystem Predictability was a joint Working Group of CLIVAR and PICES, which leveraged...

Linear trends of CMIP6 MMM (a-d) sea surface salinity (SSS) and (e-h) liquid freshwater content (LFWC) and (i) the total liquid freshwater storage in the Arctic Ocean. (a, e) ORAS5 trends over 1979-2014,; (b, f) CMIP6 historical trends over 1979-2014; (c, g) CMIP6 projected trends over 2015-2100 in the SSP2-4.5 scenario; (d, h) CMIP6 projected trends over 2015-2100 in the SSP5-8.5...

A publication “Weakening of the Atlantic Niño variability under global warming” in Nature Climate Change, led by Lander Crespo & colleagues, was released in early September. Two CLIVAR members, Noel Keenlyside (co-chair of CDP and member of...

After three days of comprehensive review presentations, productive discussions, and enthusiastic debate, the online NORP-SORP workshop on polar fresh water: Sources, Pathways and ImpaCts of frEsh water in northern and soUthern Polar oceans and seas (SPICE UP) concluded successfully on 21 September 2022. 

This workshop was for the first time to bring together bipolar ocean communities to...

The American Geophysical Union (AGU) has elected fifty-four individuals to the 2022 Class of Fellows. Dr Wenju Cai, co-chair of the CLIVAR Scientific Steering Group (SSG), is included in this prestigious group.

These AGU Fellows have earned this recognition because of remarkable innovation and/or sustained scientific impact. In addition, each Fellow embodies AGU’s values by fostering...

The regular International Project Offices (IPOs) and WCRP Secretariat Telecon was organised on 22nd September 2022, with the participation of IPO staff from CLIVAR, SPARC, S2S, IMPO, CMIP, CORDEX, and WCRP Secretariat, and the meeting was hosted by IMPO. IPOs and WCRP Secretariat reported their highlighted activities during the period of June to...

The 2nd CLIVAR AMOC Task Team was organized on 7th September 2022, with the participation of Eleanor Frajka-Williams, Eric Chassignet, Gokhan Danabasoglu, Brad de Young, Helen Pillar, Rong Zhang, Maria Paz Chidichimo, Meric Srokosz, Paquita Zuidema, and Jose Santos and Jing Li from ICPO. There were three topics covered in the telecon: updates...

The CLIVAR/IOC-GOOS Indian Ocean Region Panel (IORP) organised a telecon on 30 August 2022, with the participation of Juliet Hermes, Roxy Mathew Koll, Birgit Gaye, Dwi Susanto, Bernardino Sérgio Malauene, Marie-Alexandrine Sicre, Janet Sprintall, Shikha Singh, Eluri Pattabhi Rama Rao, Lisan Yu, Motoki Nagura and Jing Li from ICPO.

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Applications are invited for groups within, or linked to CLIVAR communities across the globe to propose “Research Foci” (RF) Studies

In response to the rapid pace of scientific advances and recognizing the need for the project to be flexible and responsive to new ideas and challenges, CLIVAR has developed the concept of Research Foci (RF), which are...

The CLIVAR Atlantic Region Panel (ARP) telecon was organised on 18 July 2022, with the participation of Eleanor Frajka-Williams, Regina Rodrigues, Jennifer Veicht, Olga Sato, Kemgang Ghomsi Franck Eitel, Ingo Richter, Gregory Foltz, Susan Bates, Dariia Atamanchuk and Jing Li (ICPO). 

The meeting covered the following items during...

Attendees
Soline Bielli, Uwe Send, Aneesh Subramanian, Aneesh Subramanian, Aida Alvera-Azcárate, Masuda shuhei, Peter Oke, Nathalie Zilberman, Soline Bielli, Pablo Canziani, Uwe Send, Francois Counillon, Yonghong Yin, Louis Clement.

Agenda:

00 - Welcome, Peter and Nathalie
05 - Meeting update, Nathalie
15 - New member talk,...

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. The International CLIVAR Project Office serves as the executive arm of the CLIVAR...

Delayed by the global COVID-19 outbreak, the 2nd CLIVAR-FIO Summer School on ‘Ocean Macroturbulence and Its Role in Earth’s Climate’, which was originally planned for June 2020, was successfully organised from 15th to 20th August 2022 in Qingdao, China and online, back-to-back with the 11th Training Course of the UNESCO-...

The CLIVAR/GOOS/ICTP workshop: 'From global to coastal: Cultivating new solutions and partnerships for an enhanced Ocean Observing System in a decade of accelerating change' was successfully organised from 15th to 17th August 2022 in Trieste, Italy and online. This workshop brought members across different CLIVAR...

Dr. Molinari and his wife Pat, at the ICPO in Southampton in 2010; with Jacky Wood, former Head of the National Marine Coordination Office (left), Kate Stansfield, former ICPO Staff Scientist (bottom centre); and Sandy Grapes, former ICPO Personal Assistant (right).

We are very sad to announce that Bob Molinari, former Director of the International CLIVAR Project Office,...

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