The 5th SPARC General Assembly in Brief 13.03.2014
Approximately 300 scientists from around the world participated in the 5th SPARC General Assembly, which was held in Queenstown, New Zealand, on 12-17 January 2014. The program reflected the recently increased scope of SPARC activities and included six main themes. Most of the presentations and posters are available online ... read more
Gearing up for the 3rd Symposium on Climate Change and the World's Oceans 13.03.2014
Job Opening International CLIVAR Office China 06.03.2014
The First Institute of Oceanography (FIO) in Qingdao, China, is seeking a scientist for a staff position at the International CLIVAR Global Project Office (ICGPO) hosted at FIO. The successful candidate would join the Executive Director and a Senior Staff Scientist, both recruited from the existing international CLIVAR team, and an Administrative Assistant, to formulate the ICGPO. Application deadline 28 March 2014.
Climate Variability and the Global Warming Hiatus 13.03.2014
The current slowdown in warming is becoming a hot topic among scientists and decision makers. GEWEX and CLIVAR SSG co-chairs have recently added more thoughts in the current debate by publishing their commentaries in the latest issues of Nature Climate Change (one article by Lisa Goddard and another by Sonia Seneviratne et al.) and Nature Geoscience (one article by Martin Visbeck).
Understanding the North Atlantic Climate 07.03.2014
Watch scientists involved in EU project NACLIM explaining the importance of understanding the mechanisms of climate variability in the North Atlantic.