Griffies receives the 2014 EGU Fridtjof Nansen Medal

We are very proud and happy to announce that Stephen Griffies (NOAA/GFDL), SSG member and former long term WGOMD member and Chair, has been awarded the 2014 EGU Fridtjof Nansen Medal for his outstanding contribution and leadership in ocean general circulation model development and critical insights in the physical nature and parameterisation of ocean processes.

 

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International Ocean Research Conference “One Planet One Ocean”

The 2nd International Ocean Research Conference (IORC) will be held next 17-21 November 2014 in Barcelona (Spain). This Conference  is an opportunity for the scientific community to come together to plan the coming decade of international collaboration in marine science and technology, with a view to improving ocean governance.

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WCRP and FIO/SOA sign agreement to host the ICGPO

The World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) has set a new milestone by establishing the International CLIVAR Global Project Office (ICGPO) at the First Institute of Oceanography (FIO) of the State Oceanographic Administration (SOA) in the lovely seaside city of Qingdao, China.   This is the first time China hosts a WCRP international project office.

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First WCRP-ICTP Summer School on Attribution and Prediction of Extreme Events

The First WCRP-ICTP Summer School on Attribution and Prediction of Extreme Events, also co-organised by CLIVAR, was a success in Trieste. The 35 participants, out of 236 applications, from several countries, had two weeks of interactions with lecturers from leading research institutes around the world.

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David Carlson Appointed Director of WCRP Joint Planning Staff

WCRP Sponsors are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. David Carlson as Director of the Joint Planning Staff. Dr. Carlson devoted the majority of his career in coordinating international science. He was the Director of the International Project Office for TOGA in the 90' and of the International Polar Year more recently. The JPS is looking forward to working with him starting from June 2014.

 

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