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WCRP News

Workshop on Sub-seasonal to Seasonal Predictability of Monsoons 03.03.2015

s2sThe workshop is part of the S2S project activities and will take place in Jeju, Republic of Korea, on 22-24 June 2015. This will provide a forum for researchers and forecasters to discuss recent advances and current issues covering the sub-seasonal to seasonal prediction of monsoons, with an emphasis on lead times of 2 to 4 weeks... more information 

11th ICSHMO: Call for Papers 26.01.2015

11th ICSHMO Call for papers

The 11th International Conference on Southern Hemisphere Meteorology and Oceanography will take place this year (5-9 October 2015) in Santiago, Chile. This is a great opportunity to showcase WCRP ocean and atmosphere sciences specific to the Southern Hemisphere. Prof. James Renwick, WCRP JSC member, and Prof. Rene Garreaud, GEWEX SSG member, are the Chair of the Programme Committee and the Chair of the Local Organizing Committee respectively. For more information go to the conference webpage

Eleanor O’Rourke as New Director of the WCRP IPOC 26.01.2015

Eleanor O'Rourke

Eleanor O’Rourke has been hired as the Director of the new WCRP International Project Office for CORDEX (IPOC), kindly hosted by the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI) in Sweden. The WCRP JPS staff in Geneva is looking forward to further developing CORDEX with her and the SMHI team... read more

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Science Highlights

The Climate in Africa in 2013: New WMO Report  05.02.2015

wmo 1147The World Meteorological Organization has issued a report on the Climate in Africa 2013, the first of an annual series of peer-reviewed statements on the continent climate conditions. The report examines temperatures, rainfall and extreme events on the African region which is especially vulnerable to natural climate variability and long-term climate change... read more 

IPCC AR5: Lessons Learnt for Climate Change Research - Final Report Available  02.02.2015

WS WCRP-IPCC Group PictureThe WCRP Joint Scientific Committee (JSC) working closely with WG 1 of the IPCC, organized a meeting on Lessons Learnt from the recently published IPCC Fifth Assessment Report (AR5). The meeting took place in September 2014, in Bern, Switzerland, hosted by the International Space Science Institute (ISSI) and with substantial support from the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment read more... The final report is now availabe, click here to download

GEWEX and ESA Conference on Earth Observation for Water Cycle Science 20.01.2015

This topical conference jointly organized by ESA and GEWEX will take place on 20-23 October 2015 in Frascati, Italy. The main objectives are to review the latest contributions in water cycle science, to assess the uncertainties and consistency of observations, to identify current gaps in our knowledge and observations, and to consolidate a scientific roadmap for future priorities. Deadline for abstracts submission is 30th April 2015... read more

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WMO Global Framework for Climate Services

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Future Earth Research for Global Sustainability

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IOC Framework for Ocean Observing

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