43rd Session of the Joint Scientific Committee (JSC)

27- 30 June 2022, Online

Overview Documents
Agenda (as of June 27)
List of Abbreviations and Acronyms related to Climate Research
Agenda Documents
Day 1: Monday 27 June 2022
1. JSC Opening Session
  • Opening and Goal of JSC-43 from JSC Chair and Vice-Chair
  • Welcome from Co-sponsors [3 mins each] E. Manaenkova (WMO), M. Denis (ISC), V. Ryabinin (IOC, by pre-recorded video)
  • Welcome on behalf of WCRP Secretariat
  • Approval of Agenda
  • Guidelines for running JSC-43 via videoconference
2. Strategic initiatives and Issues: Update and Discussion
Slides (26 June)
2.2 New science - Task Team Updates
  • Climate Intervention
  • Global Precipitation Experiment (GPEX)
  • Cycles and Budgets 
2.3. COS/WCRP collaborations Slides (27 June)
2.4 Future of Climate Modelling Workshop Slides (27 June)
2.5 Engagement with the IPCC climate science assessment processes
 Slides (30 June)
Day 2: Tuesday 28 June 2022
3. WCRP Activity Updates and Discussion
3.1 Presentations and Discussion of WCRP core activities (Part 1)  
  • Grand Challenge on Regional Sea Level Change and Coastal Impacts
  • Climate and Cryosphere (CliC) Core Project
  • Global Energy and Water Exchanges (GEWEX) Core Project
  • WCRP Academy Lighthouse Activity
  • Digital Earths Lighthouse Activity
  • Safe Landing Climates Lighthouse Activity
3.2 Climate Research Forums
Day 3: Wednesday 29 June 2022
3. WCRP Activity Updates and Discussion (cont.)
3.3. Presentations and discussion of WCRP core activities (Part 2)  
  • My Climate Risk Lighthouse Activity (Draft MCR General Assembly Report)
  • Stratosphere-troposphere Processes and their Role in Climate (SPARC) Core Project
  • Regional Information for Society (RIfS) - RIfS Science Plan (June 23)
    CORA report (as of June 23)
  • Climate and Ocean Variability, Predictability and Change (CLIVAR) Core Project
  • Explaining and Predicting Earth System Change Lighthouse Activity
  • Earth System Modelling and Observation (ESMO) Core Project - ESMO Strategic Plan & Governance - 2022-2030 (June 23)
  • Coupled Modelling Intercomparison Project (CMIP)
 Day 4: Thursday 30 June 2022
4. Connections, Partnerships and Collaboration
4.1 Discussion: Ensuring Connections between Core Projects and Lighthouse Activities  
4.2 Partnerships and collaboration  
  • World Weather Research Programme
  • Global Atmosphere Watch
  • Future Earth
  • General short interventions from other partners
 5. WCRP Open Science Conference  Slides (29 June)
6. WCRP Science and Implementation Plan  
  • Introduction and progress with regards to the WCRP Science and Implementation Plan - WCRP Science and Implementation Plan (as of 24 June)
  • Engagement of WCRP activities and partners
  • The way forward, including timeline
7. WCRP Secretariat and Finance  
  • Secretariat Report
  • Summary of Budgets and Finance (27 June)