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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...

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,...

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