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The EGU General Assembly 2023 is going to be held in Vienna, Austria and online on 23-28 April. The call for abstracts is open until 10 January 2023, 13:00 CET. In preparation for the meeting, we have compiled a list of sessions that are relevant to the community and convened by CLIVAR Panels, Research Foci and community members. The list of sessions is not intended to be...

The 2nd Indian Ocean Early Career Scientists WG Telecon was organized on 5 November 2022. 12 Representatives from IORP, YESS, WIOMSA-ECSN and IIOE-2 ECSN attended the telecon. The telecon was focused on the newly developed SDA2 Framework (Skill Development, Awareness and Application), as well as the ECS’ active involvement in planning for the...

The 7th SPARC General Assembly was organized on 24-28 October 2022. In order to lower carbon footprint, this GA was held in three hubs: the Europe hub in Reading, UK, the Americas hub in Boulder, USA, and the Asia hub in Qingdao, China, offering participants with opportunities to join the nearest site. The Asia hub was hosted by the First Institute of Oceanography (FIO), Ministry of Natural...

Fig. 1 SWOT tracks during its calibration phase and strategic Xover regions in the Atlantic sector. The regions cover the Gulf Stream separation and its extension (Regions 1 and 2), the...

 Jose Santos, Executive Director of the International CLIVAR Project Office, attended online the 4th Open Science Symposium on Western Pacific Ocean Circulation and Climate which took place in Xiamen, China on the 24-27 of October, and provided some remarks on behalf of CLIVAR during the opening session.

The symposium provided a forum for the ocean community to exchange recent progress...

The Ocean Observations Physics and Climate Panel (OOPC), co-sponsored by the Global Climate Observing System (GCOS), Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS) and World Climate Research Programme (WCRP), organized its 25th meeting at EUMETSAT...

Four outstanding Early Career Scientists (ECS) won the ECS Best Poster Award at the recently concluded CLIVAR Climate Dynamics Panel (CDP)...

The American Geophysical Union (AGU) reveals 36 recipients who are receiving AGU’s highest honors for their excellence in scientific research, education, communication, and outreach. These honorees—scientists, leaders, educators, journalists, and communicators—have made outstanding achievements and contributions by pushing forward the frontiers of our science. Each recipient embodies our...

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 CMIP IPO. IPOs and WCRP Secretariat reported their highlighted activities during the period of June to...

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