All Announcements


January 2013

U.S. AMOC/U.K. RAPID International Science Meeting

Registration is now open for the upcoming Joint Meeting of U.S. AMOC and U.K. RAPID.  This International Science Meeting will be held in Baltimore July 16-19, 2013.  Visit the event webpage for more details.


December 2012

2013 Call for U.S. CLIVAR Panel Member Nominations

The U.S. CLIVAR SSC will be selecting multiple panel members in 2013 for each of the three U.S. CLIVAR panels: Phenomena, Observations and Synthesis (POS) Panel, Process Study Model Improvement (PSMI) Panel, Predictability, Prediction and Applications Interface (PPAI) Panel.  Deadline for nomination submissions is Jan. 11, 2013.  See this Call for Panel Nominations Announcement for more information.

December 2012

U.S. CLIVAR Town Hall: Science Plan for the Post-2013 Era

Thanks to eveyone who joined us at AGU for our Town Hall Tuesday! We had a great crowd and audience response to the preview of the new U.S. CLIVAR Science Plan under development.  Click here to download the Town Hall Presentation

October 2012

ENSO Diversity Workshop Feb. 6-8, 2013 in Boulder, CO

Our ENSO Diversity Working Group just wrapped up a successful workshop that included over 40 presentations by scientists studying all aspects of ENSO Diversity.  Abstracts, presentations, and the complete workshop report are now available to download at the workshop webpage

September 2012

Latest Edition of U.S. CLIVAR Variations Now Available

The latest edition of the U.S. CLIVAR Variations newsletter is now available to view/download.  You may notice a slight change in format as we are now publishing the newsletter exclusively online.  Please subscribe to Variations here on our website to receive email notification of future editions.

September 2012

SPURS Campaign Begins in the Atlantic

Salinity Processes in the Upper Ocean Regional Study (SPURS) has launched the R/V Knorr from Woods Hole, MA for a six-week cruise through a high-salinity region of the Atlantic Ocean. Dr. Eric Lindstrom, project scientist for NASA’s Physical Oceanography program and member of U.S. CLIVAR's Inter-Agency Group, is on board the R/V Knorr.  Follow along with the research cruise through Lindstrom's SPURS blog.  

August 2012

U.S. CLIVAR Decadal Predictability WG Article in Climate Dynamics

Members of the U.S. CLIVAR Working Group on Decadal Predictability have just published a paper in Climate Dynamics entitled “A verification framework for interannual-to-decadal prediction experiments.”  The paper presents consistent metrics for evaluating forecast quality across predictions systems, and guidance on the use of model predictions including correction of mean and conditional biases, and consideration of how best to approach forecast uncertainty.

August 2012

NOAA's Climate Program Office Announces Federal Funding Opportunity

NOAA's Climate Program Office has announced its FY 2013 federal funding opportunity. The full announcement of opportunity is available on the CPO Funding Opportunities page and on the Grants.Gov website.  In FY 2013, NOAA will accept individual applications for 7 competitions, organized around the following programs: Earth System Science; Modeling Analysis, Predictions, and Projections; and Climate and Societal Interactions.  Letters of intent are due 5 p.m. (ET), Aug. 29, 2012, and the deadline for final applications is 5:00 p.m. (ET), Nov. 6, 2012.

August 2012

US CLIVAR Science Plan Under Development

The US CLIVAR SSC & Lead Authors are currently editing the new US CLIVAR Science Plan based on the comments received during the public review. The public release of the final Science Plan is scheduled for December 2013 with Town Halls planned at the AGU Fall 2013 and Ocean Sciences 2014 meetings.

July 2012

U.S. AMOC PI Meeting - August 2012

The 2012 U.S. AMOC PI Meeting was held August 15-17 in Boulder, Colorado.  This was an open meeting for U.S. AMOC Principal Investigators and all interested parties to review current research and examine near-term priorities in four topical areas: The AMOC Observing System, AMOC fingerprinting from historical and proxy data, AMOC mechanisms and predictability, and AMOC's impact on the carbon cycle.