All Announcements


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.

July 2012

Climate Data Guide Now Available Online

The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) has launched the Climate Data Guide Website. The NSF-funded Climate Data Guide, produced by NCAR's Climate Analysis Section, enables researchers, students and stakeholders worldwide to search for data sets used in climate analysis and model evaluation, learn about data sets' strengths and limitations from expert-users and share expertise and advice on data sets.

July 2012

U.S. CLIVAR Launches Five New Working Groups

The five new U.S. CLIVAR Working Groups (WG) include the Eastern Tropical Ocean Synthesis WG, the ENSO Diversity WG, the Extremes WG, as well as two working groups co-sponsored with the Ocean Carbon and Biogeochemistry (OCB) Program: the Ocean Carbon Uptake WG, and the Southern Ocean WG.

July 2012

U.S. CLIVAR Summit - July 2012

The 2012 U.S. CLIVAR Summit was held in Newport Beach, CA July 17-20.  This annual meeting is for the U.S. CLIVAR Scientific Steering Committee and three Panels to review progress and accomplishments of the program over the past year and develop input for the program’s Science Plan for the next 15 years. Presentations from the event are available to download on the 2012 Summit webpage.