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The CLIVAR/CliC/SCAR Southern Ocean Region Panel (SORP) held the teleconference on 14st July, 2020, chaired by Inga Smith, and with the participation of Matthew Mazloff, David Bromwich, Neil Swart, Sandra Barreira, Robin Robertson, and Liping Yin from the ICPO.

SORP serves as a forum for the discussion and communication of scientific advances in the understanding of climate variability...

The CLIVAR Global Synthesis and Observations Panel (GSOP) held a teleconference on 21st July, 2020, chaired by Andrea Storto  and Steven R. Jayne, and with the participation of Nathalie Zilberman, Shuhei Masuda, Louis Clement, Peter Oke, Lijing Cheng, François Counillon, Ken Ando, and Jose Santos from the ICPO.

 

Main points discussed during the teleconference are:...

Please join us to congratulate Dr. Eleanor Frajka-Williams, member of the CLIVAR Atlantic Region Panel (ARP), to receive the reputable Nicholas P. Fofonoff Award in 2021 presented by the American Meteorological Society (AMS). There will be a formal presentation at the 101st AMS Annual Meeting to be held from 10 to 14 January, 2021 in New Orleans, USA.

The award is given...

The 101st Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society will take place in New Orleans, Luisiana from 10 to 14 January, 2021, with the theme being strengthening engagement with communities through our science and service. In this webpage we present you a series of sessions relevant to the CLIVAR community. Abstract submission deadline for most of the conferences/symposia is 24 August,...

The draft of the Tropical Atlantic Observing System (TAOS) Review Report is now available and ready for review. We are expecting that experts and stakeholders will be willing to review and critically assess the draft to provide guidance on how it should be adjusted and improved. 

The ...

The CLIVAR Climate Dynamics Panel is now inviting abstracts on " Sources and consequences of Southern Ocean freshening: Toward synthesising observations and modelling " for its session at the 2020 AGU fall meeting. Abstract submission deadline: Wednesday, 29 July 2020 23:59 EDT/03:59 +1GMT.

Please find below the detailed information on the session. We are...

The CLIVAR Climate Dynamics Panel is now inviting abstracts on " Advancing predictive understanding of climate variability and change associated with air-sea interactions and interbasin connections " for its session at the 2020 AGU fall meeting. 

Abstract submission deadline: Wednesday, 29 July 2020 23:59 EDT...

A new article was published in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society that reviews the current knowledge on detection, attribution and projection of global and regional monsoons (South Asian, East Asian, Australian, South American, North American, and African) under climate change. 

Monsoon rainfall has profound economic and societal...

Figure 1: Main IndOOS-2 recommendations.

The writing team of the decadal Indian Ocean Observing System review, led by Lisa Beal, Jerome Vialard and Roxy Mathew...

 

The 2020 AGU Fall Meeting is going to be held on 7-11 December in San Francisco...

The CLIVAR/IOC-GOOS Indian Ocean Region Panel (IORP) had its quarterly telecon on 18 June 2020. During the telecon, the updates on the IndOOS-2 implementations, the key messages from 10th IndOOS Resource Forum (IRF) Meeting, as well as the highlighted information on WCRP’s new structure and implementation strategy were discussed. The major updates from the telecon are:

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ECCOOS observing network (green and yellow dots): Existing buoys (green dots) will be complemented with pH sensors. The location of the STRATUS buoys is indicated by a blue dot.

The project entitled “Enhancing the Chilean Climate Ocean Observing System (ECCOOS)”, which is led by CEAZA (Center of Advanced Studies in Arid Zones) with the...

Figure  Multi-model mean 30-year (1980–2009) mean sea ice concentration (%). Columns are (from the left) OMIP-1, OMIP-2, OMIP-2 − OMIP-1, and an observational dataset...

The ENSO Conceptual Models Working Group of PRP kicked off by its first telecon organised in two sessions on June 29 and 30 respectively to accommodate the participants located in different time zones. All WG members but two attended the telecon sessions.

The telecon started with an overview of the WG by Jerome Vialard, lead of the WG, who reviewed the motivation and development of the...

The WCRP International Project Offices (IPOs) and Joint Planning Staff (JPS) had the monthly telecon on 29 June, 2020. During the telecon, there was a report of the key activities from each IPO, as well as the update for the upcoming JSC meetings and planning for next year.

Jose Santos presented on behalf of ICPO on the following highlights from CLIVAR side during the telecon: Panels...

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