CliC’s parent organization, the World Climate Research Programme (WCRP), was established over 30 years ago (in 1980), under the joint sponsorship of the International Council for Science (ICSU) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) , and, since 1993, has also been sponsored by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC of UNESCO).
CliC is one of 4 core project of WCRP. In this section, learn more about our sister projects, sponsors, and more. Check out upcoming WCRP events and find out what has been happening lately.
The Southern Ocean Carbon and Climate Observations and Modeling (SOCCOM) program is a six-year initiative funded by the National Science Foundation’s Division of Polar Programs and headquartered at Princeton University.
The project was launched in September 2014 with an initial commitment of $3.5 million per year over 6 years ($21 million dollars total).
SMHI has been chosen as the host of the new International Project Office for Regional Climate Modelling, more specifically for CORDEX. The Office will support the development of climate models and projections of future climate, facilitate cooperation among countries in regions, and promote knowledge exchange and capacity building with particular focus on developing countries... read more
Call for parallel sessions - deadline 15 Nov 2014
Arctic and Antarctic weather and climate prediction and predictability issues are high up on the polar (research) communities' agenda. To help connect sending and receiving parties, a dedicated electronic mailing list tailored to people interested in Arctic and Antarctic prediction and predictability is being set up by CliC and the Polar Prediction Project... read more
The WCRP Climate and the Cryosphere (CliC) project and the Norwegian Polar Institute (NPI) invite applications for a permanent position as Executive Officer for CliC International Project Office. The work place is the Norwegian Polar Institute in Tromso, Norway and the Executive Officer is expected to integrate into and actively interact with the cryosphere research community at NPI. The application deadline is 7 October 2014... read more
Call for nominations - deadline 15 Nov 2014
Joachim (Jo) Urban, a leading expert in microwave and sub-mm atmospheric observations working at...