1-ssg11Our second newsletter of 2015 includes a great science feature from CliC’s Arctic CORDEX, a large number of reports from various workshops including the 2014 CliC Annual Report and the CliC SSG 11 summary report, a few calls for participation, announcements, and updates from our partners, and other things made possible with support from the Climate and Cryosphere Project. As always, we also include a list of our upcoming workshops and meetings, news from the cryosphere community and news from our sponsor WCRP and sister projects.  In this issue we also include a new section featuring some of our recent FrostBytes!

Science Feature:

-Research Feature: Arctic climate change in an ensemble of regional CORDEX simulations

Highlights from this Issue:

-Vladimir Ryabinin, the Original “CliCker”, appointed the IOC Executive Secretary
-Southern Ocean Observing System Week!
-Meeting Announcement: 2015 Arctic CORDEX
-Permafrost Carbon Network: An update from early 2015
-1st International Satellite Snow Products Intercomparison workshop report available
-WCRP-FP7 EMBRACE Workshop on CMIP5 Model Analysis and Scientific Plans for CMIP6
-A few calls:
–Call for Input: Sea ice variables in CMIP6
–Call for Participation: Glacier Model Intercomparison (GlacierMIP)
–Call for Expressions of Interest: Polar Prediction School
-Presentations Available: ESA-CliC Earth Observation & Arctic Science Priorities Meeting
-Workshop Reminder: Ice-ocean load changes and Earth deformation
-CliC Executive Officer Appointed
-Newsletter Available: Changing Cold Regions Network (CCRN)
-New International Polar Challenge Launched – Under the Ice

ISSN 1811-0843    

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