All Announcements

2017

April 2017

Variations Spring 2017

The 2017 spring edition of Variations is themed: "A case for observing the deep ocean." This edition highlights the existing “state-of-the-art” methods to measure the deep ocean, some of the scientific insights that have already been gained from these observations, and new methodologies and technologies to expand the network of deep observations. Join us for a webinar on May 16, featuring contributors from this edition. 

April 2017

PSMI Panel report now available

The 2016 Process Study Model Improvement (PSMI) Panel meeting focused on high-latitude and cryospheric processes, coastal and marginal seas, biophysical interactions, the tropical Pacific observing system, and data management. This report captures the presentations, discussions, recommendations, and action items the Panel agree upon at the meeting.

April 2017

Submit a research highlight

Do you have a new paper with interesting findings? US CLIVAR features recent results in the form of Research Highlights from the community of scientists participating in our interagency-sponsored projects, working groups, panels, science teams, and workshops. Check out the collection of research highlights and submit an idea. 

March 2017

Abstracts due May 19: Ocean Carbon Hot Spots Workshop

Apply to attend the Ocean Carbon Hot Spots Workshop, taking place at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute on September 25-26, 2017. The goal of the workshop is to develop an interdisciplinary research community that will facilitate a better understanding of carbon uptake and storage in western boundary current regions with an emphasis on the Kuroshio Extension. 

March 2017

2017 Summit to be held in Baltimore

Now being hosted biennially, the US CLIVAR Summit will bring together the members of the Scientific Steering Committee and its three implementation Panels, agency managers, and invited speakers to review progress, identify opportunities, and develop strategies to advance program goals. The meeting will be held August 8-10 in Baltimore, Maryland. 

March 2017

2017 spring workshop call

The US CLIVAR program annually sponsors open community workshops, conferences, and science meetings to coordinate, plan, and implement new or focused activities for the benefit of the scientific community and relevant to the goals of US CLIVAR. Funding is limited and not all submitted workshop requests may be supported. The due date for requests is April 7, 2017

March 2017

Paper on reducing model SST biases in the eastern tropical Atlantic and Pacific Oceans

Recently, the US CLIVAR Eastern Tropical Ocean Synthesis Working Group published an updated assessment on "Challenges and Prospects for Reducing Coupled Climate Model SST Biases in the Eastern Tropical Atlantic and Pacific Oceans" in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. This paper is the result of the Working Group collaboration and activities from 2012-2015. 

February 2017

POS Panel report now available

The 2016 Phenomena, Observations, and Synthesis (POS) Panel meeting focused on climate diagnostics, climate monitoring and analysis status and needs, understanding climate variations and linkages, and new autonomous technologies, among other topics. This report captures the presentations, discussions, recommendations, and action items the Panel agreed upon at the meeting.

February 2017

Register by March 17 for US AMOC Science Team Meeting

The 2017 AMOC Science Team Meeting will take place in Santa Fe, New Mexico, from May 23-25, 2017. The meeting will discuss progress made and address emerging science questions related to the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation. Registration closes March 17. 

February 2017

Welcome new SSC co-chair and Panel members

US CLIVAR welcomes the following new members, who will help science planning and implementation of program goals: Tony Lee, NASA Jet Propulsion Lab (SSC co-chair); Shane Elipot, University of Miami, and Aneesh Subramanian, Scripps Institution of Oceanography (POS Panel members); Victoria Coles, University of Maryland, William Collins, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab & UC-Berkeley, and Samson Hagos, Pacific Northwest National Lab (PSMI Panel members); and Mona Behl, University of Georgia, and Andy Wood, National Center for Atmospheric Research (PPAI Panel members). 

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