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Ocean models are an integral part of today’s ocean and climate research. Advances in high-resolution ocean modelling provide opportunities but also challenges for simulating the ocean climate system, particularly with the growing availability of observational measures.

A CLIVAR workshop addressing challenges and future directions in high-resolution ocean modelling will be held in...

The 2019 AGU Fall Meeting was successfully organised from 9 to 13 December 2019 at Moscone Centre, San Francisco, USA. The AGU Fall Meeting is the largest international Earth and space science meeting in the world, which attracted more than 30,000 participants (including online participants) this year, marking its Centennial. Multi-disciplinary interaction was...

The EGU has named 49 recipients of Union Medals and Awards, Division Medals and Division Outstanding Early Career Scientist Awards for 2020, for their important contributions to the Earth, planetary and space sciences. François Massonnet, a researcher of F.R.S.-FNRS, UCLouvain, and also a member of CLIVAR/CliC/SCAR SORP panel, will be honored for his contributions. Massonnet...

The IndOOS-2:  Roadmap to Sustained Observations of the Indian Ocean for 2020-2030 is going to be launched during the 2019 AGU meeting in San...

The International workshop on Prediction skill of extreme Precipitation events and tropical cyclones: Present status and future Prospect (IP4) and the...

US CLIVAR has released its 2019 November NEWSGRAM on Wednesday, 20th November. The Newsgram is a monthly publication distributed by the US CLIVAR Project Office containing announcements, funding opportunities, meeting notifications, and job announcements relevant to the ocean/climate science community. 

To read the full text of the November Newsgram, please visit: ...

CLIVAR-related sessions in Ocean Science Meeting...

The International Conference on Regional Climate-CORDEX 2019 (ICRC-CORDEX 2019) took place during 14th-18th October 2019 in Beijing, China. Simon Marsland, the co-chair of CLIVAR Ocean Model Development Panel (OMDP), attended this big event on behalf of CLIVAR.

Coordinated Regional Climate Downscaling Experiment (CORDEX) is a major...

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...

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