The World Meteorological Day 2020 highlights the theme of 'Climate and Water', with a focus on "managing climate and water in a more coordinated and sustainable manner because they are inextricably linked." Information and outreach materials can be found on the World Meteorological Day website and Trello board. Below is an animation created to highlight the event.

Over 30 experts from across the World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) and the wider science community gathered in Hamburg last week to discuss the scientific direction of the Programme. Click the heading above to find out more.

WCRP Hamburg Workshop

Participants of the WCRP Flagship Workshop (Photo: CLICCS).

WCRP is currently inviting self-nominations from highly enthusiastic and dedicated experts for membership of the following groups:

Please click the heading above to find out more. The deadline for submitting self-nominations is 20 March 2020.

Early career researchers interested in ocean physics can apply to this Ocean Physics Summer School, which will take place from 12-17 July 2020 in Bad Honnef, Germany. For more information and to apply, see the International Science Council website. The deadline for applications is 7 February 2020.

Summer School on Physics of the Ocean

Two training courses will be held back-to-back in Qingdao, China, in July:

  1. CLIVAR-FIO Joint Summer School on ‘Ocean Macroturbulence and Its Role in Earth’s Climate’ (6 — 11 July 2020)
  2. UNESCO/IOC-RTRC-ODC Training Course on 'Regional Application of Coupled Climate Models' (13 — 22 July 2020)

Registration closes on 27 March 2020. For more information click the heading above.

Summer Schools 2020