Six new members have been appointed to the CLIVAR/CliC/SCAR Southern Ocean Region Panel from the CliC Community. The Southern Ocean Region Panel serves as a forum for the discussion and communication of scientific advances in the understanding of climate variability and change in the Southern Ocean and to advise CLIVAR, CliC, and SCAR on progress, achievements, new opportunities and impediments in internationally-coordinated Southern Ocean research. The Panel is chaired by Lynne Talley from Scripps and John Fyfe from Environment Canada.  The new CliC representatives on the panel are:

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Ben Galton-Fenzi, Australian Antarctic Division (AAD), Australia
Patrick Heimbach, University of Texas at Austin, USA
François Massonnet, Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium
Kenny Matsuoka, Norwegian Polar Institute, Norway
Inga Smith, Research Fellow, University of Otago, New Zealand
Alexander Klepikov, Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute, Russia

More information on the Southern Ocean Region Panel and these CliC representatives