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Tropical Pacific decadal climate variability and change (TPDV), which is evident in instrumental records, paleoclimate records over past millennia, and climate models, affects the global climate system, extreme weather events, agricultural production, streamflow,...

The call for nominations to CLIVAR panels and the Scientific Steering Group (SSG) is now open, with appointments starting in January 2022 and January 2023 respectively. Nominations can be submitted online via the nomination form, deadline for the submission is 29 October, 2021. Detailed information...

The Physical Oceanography and Climate (POC) Committee Meeting of PICES was organized on 1st October 2021 online. Over 20 participants including POC members and representatives from International Observers (Argo, CLIVAR, IOCCP, NPRB and SOLAS) attended the meeting. The major contents of the meeting included: presentation and updates from international...

The sixth session of Ocean Model Development Panel (OMDP-6), as a side meeting of the Future Directions in Basin and Global High-resolution Ocean Modelling workshop, took place on 4th October.

After four days of gathering at the workshop discussing the future...

 

The workshop on “Future Directions in Basin and Global High-resolution Ocean Modelling”, organised by GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel in cooperation with the Ocean Model Development Panel (OMDP), endorsed by CLIVAR, has just finished on October 1.

More than 150 experts from Europe, the United States of...

A preparation telecon for 2022 Sea Level Conference was organized on 27 September 2021, with the participation of representatives from WCRP Sea Level Grand Challenge, local organizers and ICPO. The telecon mainly focused on four issues: timings, schedule, budget and website, with the major uptakes summarized as below:

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The 4th Organising Committee telecon for CLIVAR-GOOS workshop was organized on September 23, 2021, with the participation of Weidong Yu (Co-chair, OOPC), Edem Mahu (Co-chair, invited), Lisa Beal (OOPC), Riccardo Farneti (ICTP&SORP), Maria Paz Chidichimo (ARP), Ivonne Montes (PRP), Hindumathi Palanisamy (GSOP & WCRP Secretariat), and Jose Santos, Jing Li and...

Under the background of the pandemic, some of the traditional CLIVAR in-person panel meetings have been moved to online format. The 2nd Session of the CLIVAR/CliC Northern Oceans Region Panel (NORP-2) was successfully held online on 15th Sep and 22nd Sep.

To accommodate different time zones, NORP-2 was divided into two parts with 1.5-h per part. All the NORP members participated in this...

ICPO supported the organization of the FIO Youth Forum that was held on September 28, 2021 with a theme on how young scientists can participate in international cooperation and what it means to young scientists. Presentations from China SCOR, China-Korea Joint Ocean Research Center...

The East Asian Workshop on A Predicted Ocean, one of the important satellite activities of the second UN Ocean Decade Laboratory, was successfully held online on 17 September. This workshop was endorsed by CLIVAR.

The 4-hour meeting attracted more than 120 participants from all over the world,...

EUMETSAT, with the support of Surface Ocean and Lower Atmosphere Study (SOLAS) research project and the Copernicus EU program, is organizing an online workshop on Remote Sensing for Ocean-Atmosphere interaction studies and applications on 1-3 December 2021...

The monthly preparation telecon for 2022 Sea Level Conference was organized on 13 September 2021, with the participation of 8 organizing committee members, including representatives from WCRP Sea Level Grand Challenge, local organizers and ICPO. The telecon mainly focused on four issues: timings, schedule, budget and website, with the major uptakes summarized as...

The BGC-Argo & 3rd Deep-Argo Workshop will be organized virtually on 27 September-1 October 2021, as part of the EuroSea project.

The objectives of the Deep-Argo workshop are to assess progress of...

Jin Huang and Sandy Lucas from NOAA, with the support of Mike Patterson, Director of the USCLIVAR Project office, organized on 9th September a teleconference with Sonya Legg, co-chair of the CLIVAR SSG, and Jose Santos, Executive Director of the International CLIVAR Project office, to present the initiative GPEX.

A new and exciting research activity is currently being...

The 8th conference call of the CLIVAR ENSO conceptual models working group was held on September 8th, 2021 and lasted about 1h45 with 16 members of the working group and guests present. 

The first talk was given by Dr. Xiang-Hui Fang on an extension of the recharge oscillator to a 3-box model that can...

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