Guy BrasseurAs you probably know, David Carlson retired from his position of Executive Director of WCRP on 30 June 2017. Deon Terblanche, Director of the WMO Atmospheric Research and Environment Branch, has agreed to lead the activities of the WCRP Joint Planning Staff for a period of about one year, and to work closely with the Joint Scientific Committee and the climate community towards the development of a new 10-year strategic plan. Read more about WCRP plans here.

The Global Energy and Water Cycle Exchanges (GEWEX) project is one of WCRP's four core projects. The global water cycle encompasses the continuous journey of water as it moves between the Earth’s surface, the atmosphere, and beneath the Earth’s surface. Find out more about GEWEX!