Science Highlights
20 July 2021

Publication of the Joint IPWG-GDAP Precipitation Assessement

Joint IPWG-GEWEX Precipitation Assessment


The International Precipitation Working Group (IPWG) and the GEWEX Data and Analysis Panel (GDAP) are releasing the Joint IPWG-GDAP Precipitation Assessement.

This comprehensive report reviews the current state of precipitation products, and includes assessments of sub-daily global satellite precipitation products, discussions of various climate applications of precipitation products, and deliberations on emerging directions and the future of precipitation products.

To read the report, please see WCRP publication number 2/2021 on our publications webpage.

13 July 2021

WCRP is happy to welcome a new member at the WCRP Secretariat

Hindumathi Palanisamy is an oceanographer specialized in space-based and in-situ ocean observations with a PhD in space oceanography from the University of Toulouse and French Space Agency in France. Prior to joining WCRP Secretariat, Hindumathi was a...
09 July 2021

Submit your abstract to AGU Fall Meeting 2021

We invite you to submit your abstract to one of the WCRP co-sponsored American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting science sessions.
05 July 2021

The 42nd Session of the WCRP Joint Scientific Committee (JSC-42) met remotely from 28 June to 2 July

The 42nd Session of the WCRP Joint Scientific Committee (JSC-42) met remotely from 28 June to 2 July to consider a number of important decisions for the programme, including the approval of plans for the new WCRP Lighthouse Activities, the new “Core...
28 June 2021

WMO awards IMO prize to Prof. In-Sik Kang

World Meteorological Organization’s Executive Council selected Prof. In-Sik Kang (Seoul National University (SNU), Republic of Korea), member of the World Climate Research Programme Joint Scientific Committee for 2013-2018, as winner of the 66th IMO...
24 June 2021

The position of Director for the newly created Coupled Model Intercomparison Project (CMIP) International Project Office (IPO) has now been advertised

The European Space Agency has been selected by the World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) as the host for a new Coupled Model Intercomparison Project (CMIP) International Project Office (IPO), which should be fully operational from September...
23 June 2021

Registration to the GAW Symposium is open!

This year's quadrennial GAW Symposium will happen online from 28 June to 2 July. It will consist of the following scientific sessions: 1) Science for services: The importance of atmospheric composition; 2) Filling critical gaps in observations;...
21 June 2021

30 June : Abstract submission deadline for the WCRP workshop on "Attribution of multi-annual to decadal changes in the climate system"

The WCRP Workshop on "Attribution of multi-annual to decadal changes in the climate system" will take place online, from 22 to 24 September 2021. The aim of this workshop is to document current research, identify challenges, and explore potential...
15 June 2021

GCOS/WCRP Climate Observation Conference is postponed

This difficult decision to postponed the 2nd Climate Observation Conference has been taken after careful consideration and consultation with the sponsoring programmes GCOS and WCRP and the supporting organization EUMETSAT. The new date of the Climate...