Since its approval in 2016, the WCRP Grand Challenge on Near-Term Climate Prediction has delivered the following products:

Further products and deliverables are in preparation:

  • The production of standards, verification methods and guidance for near term predictions in collaboration with the WMO Commission for Basic Systems (CBS)/Commission for Climatology (CCl) Expert Team, which are seamless with long-term projections.
  • The initiation and issuance of a real-time Global Decadal Climate Outlook once each year (with 2 years of dry running before issue) in consultation with CBS-CCI and following the template of the Global Seasonal Climate Update (GSCU) for seasonal predictions.
  • New scientific results from meetings and workshops dealing with research focussed on Near-term Climate Prediction (ongoing).