The United in Science Report, released today by the United Nations Secretary-General, includes important contributions from the WCRP community — especially from the WCRP Grand Challenge on Near-Term Climate Prediction and WCRP Joint Scientific Committee Member Pierre Friedlingstein. To discover more, click the heading above.

United in Science

The Surface Ocean - Lower Atmosphere Study (SOLAS) Indian Ocean Meeting will be held online on 30 September 2020, where current, ongoing, and planned SOLAS research and initiatives taking place in the Indian Ocean will be presented and discussed. Registration is free and should be completed by 27 September 2020. Please see the SOLAS website for more information and to register. 


There are still a few weeks to nominate a colleague for significant achievements in data and model development. Nominations will close on 30 September 2020. For more details, see the announcement pages:

WCRP Prizes

The WCRP CORDEX Science Advisory Team invites you to submit proposals for Flagship Pilot Studies (FPS). These are targeted experimental setups that address CORDEX Scientific Challenges (image below). For more information, click the headline above. The deadline is 15 September 2020.

New CORDEX challenges

WCRP is shocked and saddened to hear of the passing of Konrad 'Koni' Steffen. He was an inspiration and friend to so many in WCRP, especially through his longstanding contributions to the Climate and Cryosphere (CliC) Program. Click the heading above to read a moving obituary by Thomas Stocker. 

Konrad Steffen WSL

Konrad Steffen on the Schatzalp, July 2020. Photo: Andreas Rigling (Original Image, WSL)