US Climate Variability and Predictability Program

All Announcements

February, 2021

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State estimation and observing system design in support of Arctic Ocean Observing

In preparation for the US CLIVAR Arctic Circulation Workshop, organizing committee member Patrick Heimbach and his team contribute to post #3: State estimation and observing system design in support of Arctic Ocean Observing.

January, 2021

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2021 AMS Town Hall on Data Commercialization

US CLIVAR seeks input to articulate data needs for conducting climate and weather research and educational activities that should be addressed by commercialization efforts.

January, 2021

Gudrun Magnusdottir, Chair of the US CLIVAR Scientific Steering Committee

Welcome new Scientific Steering Committee (SSC) members

The Scientific Steering Committee (SSC) directs the scientific and implementation planning of US CLIVAR, setting the program goals, implementation strategies, and research challenges to be pursued. We welcome the 2021 SSC: Gudrun Magnusdottir (Chair, UC-Irvine), Gokhan Danabasoglu (NCAR), Chidong Zhang (NOAA PMEL), Charlotte DeMott (CSU), Shane Elipot (U. Miami), Michelle Gierach (Caltech/NASA JPL), John Nielsen-Gammon (Texas A&M), Patrick Taylor (NASA Langley), and Haiyan Teng (PNNL).

September, 2020

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2021 Call for new US CLIVAR Working Groups

Requests are now being accepted for new US CLIVAR-sponsored Working Groups starting in early 2022. Submissions are encouraged from the US climate science community. All documents must be submitted by October 15, 2021. The next call for working groups will be in September 2022.

December, 2020

2020 Fall AGU Town Hall on Data Commercialization

2020 Fall AGU Town Hall on Data Commercialization

With the advent of commercialization of atmospheric and oceanic data sets and the expansion of such efforts required by recent federal law for satellite and in situ data, US CLIVAR seeks input from the community to articulate data needs for conducting climate and weather research and educational activities that should be addressed by commercialization efforts.

December, 2020

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2021 Call for new US CLIVAR Panel members

Applications are due January 15, 2021.

November, 2020

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Variations on US East Coast Sea Level Changes and Impacts

Join the webinar on December 1 at 11am-12:30pm ET for presentations by contributing authors.

November, 2020

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Sea Level Hotspots from Florida to Maine: Drivers, Impacts, and Adaptation Workshop Report

This newly released workshop report provides a summary of the workshop as well as key recommendations.

November, 2020

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Best Practice Strategies for Process Studies Designed to Improve Climate Modeling

A set of practical strategies and lessons learned to help guide planning and implementation of future process studies within the climate science community.

October, 2020

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Tropical Pacific Observing Needs Workshop

Save the date for the Tropical Pacific Observing Needs Workshop, May 24-26, 2021. This workshop will gather community input on the types of Tropical Pacific ocean and atmosphere observations needed to advance understanding.