All Announcements


April 2018

Join our team!

We are looking to hire a Meeting and Event Planner III to provide the US CLIVAR program with meeting, financial, and operations management to advance the multi-agency funded program goals. This position will be located in Washington, DC. Applications are due April 25. 

March 2018

Process Study webinar series for 2018

The PSMI Panel is organizing a webinar series on proposed and current process studies starting in April 2018. The goals of this series are to provide feedback on the process study/field campaign plans and distill programmatic lessons learned. The webinars are open to the entire community. 

March 2018

White paper on Arctic change and mid-latitude connections

Members of a US CLIVAR Working Group and a recent workshop have published a white paper on Arctic change and possible influence on mid-latitude climate and weather. This report brings together experts in the fields of atmospheric, oceanic, and cryospheric sciences to assess the rapidly evolving state of understanding, identify consensus on knowledge and gaps in research, and develop specific actions to accelerate progress within the research community.

March 2018

Southern Ocean Working Group releases metrics paper

The US CLIVAR/OCB Southern Ocean Working Group published a paper on observationally based metrics that help standardize the evaluation of climate models and reduce the uncertainty in projections in the Southern Ocean.

March 2018

Spring 2018 call for US CLIVAR-supported workshops

Requests are now being accepted for US CLIVAR-sponsored workshops for 2018 and beyond. Submissions are encouraged from the US climate science community and their collaborators. All documents must be submitted by April 20. The next call for workshops will be in fall 2018. 

March 2018

Abstracts due March 16: International subseasonal to decadal conferences

On September 17-21, the Second International Conference on Subseasonal to Seasonal Prediction (S2S) and the Second International Conference on Seasonal to Decadal Prediction (S2D) will be held in Boulder, Colorado, including a joint segment between the two conferences. Abstracts are due March 16 for this international meeting.

March 2018

New large ensemble working group begins

The US CLIVAR Working Group on Large “Initial-Condition” Earth System Model Ensembles was formed in March 2018 and will wrap up in three years. The intent of the working group is to spearhead a dedicated effort across the national and international climate communities to advance progress on identifying anthropogenic influences on weather and climate amidst the “noise” of internal variability. 

March 2018

Joint Variations/Exchanges edition on sea level rise

The 2018 winter edition of Exchanges and Variations, joint between International and US CLIVAR, is themed "Sea Level Rise," with guest editor John Church, University of New South Wales. The issue discusses the latest research, evaluation of predictability, analysis of extreme events and surface waves, and examples of the impacts.

February 2018

Welcome new SSC and Panel members

US CLIVAR welcomes new members to the leadership team and panels, who will help shape the science planning and implementation of program goals. 

January 2018

Contribute a testimonial celebrating US CLIVAR

In recognition of 20 years of advancing climate research, US CLIVAR is seeking testimonials from the community and agency sponsors who have helped shape the program. Read what the community has to say and please consider sharing your testimonial.