GCOS/WCRP Climate Observation Conference 2021

This difficult decision to postpone 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 Conference will be announced in due time on the conference website: https://www.eventsforce.net/gcos-coc.

Less than two days to go to the WCRP Climate Research Forum for Europe and Western Asia. For more information and to register see the forum webpage

WCRP Climate Research Forum - Europe and Western Asia

Workshop on Extremes in Climate Prediction Ensembles (ExCPEns)

The purpose of the  WCRP Workshop on Extremes in Climate Prediction Ensembles (ExCPEns), which will be held from 25 to 27 october 2021 and followed by an ECS training and discussion forum (27-28 October 2021), is to provide a focal point for current research aimed at exploiting subseasonal, seasonal, annual to decadal and longer-term prediction ensembles to improve the prediction and understanding of extreme weather and climate events.

  • To submit an abstract and to apply for the ECS training and discussion forum, visit the workshop website
  • Deadline for abstract submission and application for the ECS training: June 30, 2021
  • To read the brochure, click here

We have launched a competition to improve, through Artificial Intelligence and/or Machine Learning techniques, the current precipitation and temperature forecasts for 3 to 6 weeks into the future from the best computational fluid dynamic models available today. Teams can win several prizes, up to 15K. To find out more and get involved, click the heading above.

Note: Town halls on 2 June and 10 June 2021!

S2S Competition 2021

Storying climes of the himalaya, Andes and Arctic

Call for papers

Consisting of 4-5 thematic sessions, the workshop, organized in partnership with My Climate Risk Lighthouse Activity, will be held online from 9 to 15 October 2021. It is a combination of thematic keynote talks, individual presentations of original research papers, and peer discussions. At the conclusion of the workshop, the designated publishing editors will work closely with participants to revise their papers for publication as a journal special issue or an edited book.

How to answer the call?

Submit the title and the abstract of your paper (maximum 500 words) or your entire draft before 25 June 2021 to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Preference will be given to abstracts/papers that resonate with the workshop’s topical and conceptual themes in the context of global climate change. If you have any questions related to the themes of the workshop, HUC staff will direct your queries to the workshop conveners.

To download the Call for papers announcement, click here.

For more information, visit the workshop website.