The 24th Session of the CLIVAR Scientific Steering Group was hosted by US CLIVAR from Nov.27 to Nov. 29, 2018 in Washington D.C.
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, including US CLIVAR, WCRP, IOC, CliC, SPARC,GEWEX and CORDEX.
The call for nominations to CLIVAR Scientific Steering Group (SSG) and CLIVAR panels is now open. Deadline for nominations for appointments starting in 2019 (and 2020 for the SSG) is 10 October 2018, and nominations can be submitted online.
Jose Santos Executive Director of the Internatioal CLIVAR Project Office, attended the Global Ocean Summit 2018 (GOS 2018) during 3-5 July, hosted by the Pilot National Laboratory for Marine Science and Technology (Qingdao) QNLM.
The central theme of GOS 20128 was “Enhancing partnerships on Ocean Observation and Research” and focused on four topics: 1) ocean observation and prediction, 2) deep-sea research, 3) polar seas research, and 4) ocean sustainabiolity. Centering on those topics, reports and discussion was arrenaged; a poster highlight CLIVAR’s activities was presented.