GEWEXenewsMay17

In this issue:

  • Submit Your Research Highlights
  • 2017 Gordon Research Conference & Seminar on Radiation and Climate
  • 8th Annual Catchment Science Summer School
  • Seasonal to Subseasonal (S3S) Project Review Survey

Plus meetings and position announcements. For more see the latest GEWEX E-News.

YOPPThe World Meteorological Organization (WMO) officially launched the Year of Polar Prediction (YOPP) during the WMO Executive Committee meeting #69 in Geneva, Switzerland. From mid-2017 to mid-2019, scientists and operational forecasting centers from various countries will work together to observe, model, and improve forecasts of the Arctic and Antarctic weather and climate systems. WCRP is working with our sister organisation, the World Weather Research Programme, to ensure the success of the Year of Polar Prediction.

WCRP SBSTA 2017In Brief: WCRP Director David Carlson gave a keynote presentation "Urgent Climate Challenges - Research and Modeling" at the Research Dialogue of the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) meeting in Bonn last week. The WCRP Community also presented five posters, informing SBSTA of relevant research activities by the science community. 

In brief: WCRP and the Global Carbon Project have signed a partnership to advance our knowledge of the carbon cycle and our ability to predict carbon sinks and sources in the future. To read more click the headline above…

Partnership WCRP and GCP 2017

Women in Science 2017 1Inspirational scientific careers at the ‘Women in Science – Breaking the Cliché’ event on the 4th of May 2017 at the World Meteorological Organisation’s headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.