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Latest Issue of GEWEX Quarterly Online

Read the latest issue of GEWEX Quarterly (formerly GEWEX News), featuring articles on a variety of topics:
  • A new initiative studies land-atmosphere interactions in cold environments
  • Aerosol-cloud interactions play a progressively larger role in modulating the occurrence and characteristics of heatwaves
  • The Third Pole land surface and subsurface temperatures may have substantial remote predictive capabilities for subseasonal to seasonal precipitation
  • The GLASS Panel reviews current projects and discusses potential land-atmosphere feedback observatories at its annual meeting

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Next GEWEX SSG Meeting to be Held in January 2020

Location: Pasadena, CA, USA
Dates
: 27-31 January 2020

The 32nd Session of the GEWEX Scientific Steering Group (SSG) will take place from 27-31 January 2020 at Caltech in Pasadena, CA, USA. This meeting of the SSG will focus on updating GEWEX’s strategy documents and Imperatives to align with WCRP’s new priorities.


Submit to Journal of Climate Special Collection on Earth’s Energy Imbalance and Its Implications

Submit an article to the new Journal of Climate special collection, “The Earth’s energy imbalance and its implications.” Submissions for the special collection should consider observations and modeling of all aspects of Earth’s energy imbalance and the resultant heating of various components of the Earth system (ocean, land, atmosphere and cryosphere). Authors are reminded that the IPCC AR6 has a deadline of 31st December 2019 for papers to be eligible for citation in the Working Group I report, but the collection itself will continue to accept submissions during 2020. For guidelines and information on sending your contribution, visit https://www.gewex.org/resources/calls-for-papers/special-collection-the-earths-energy-imbalance-and-its-implications/.


New GEWEX-WGNE Model Comparison Study on Orographic Processes

Read about the new model comparison activity on orographic processes, operating under the framework of GEWEX’s Global Atmospheric System Studies (GASS) Panel and the Working Group on Numerical Experimentation (WGNE), at https://www.ecmwf.int/…/complex-mountains-and-their-effects…. COORDE is based on a study by Annelize van Niekerk, Irina Sandu, and Simon Vesper, and will look at the differences in orographic drag parametrizations across models. If you’d like to participate, contact Annelize van Niekerk or Irina Sandu.


The International Soil Modeling Consortium (ISMC) CROSS panel is searching for participants from the GEWEX community. The CROSS scientific panel develops and evaluates interdisciplinary concepts where healthy soil function plays a crucial role through collaboration with several scientific disciplines, bridging environmental science and socio-cultural approaches. CROSS aims to impact both science and society by innovation through its focus on soil science and its applicability to other fields. CROSS aims to realize this by: 1) acting as an exchange platform with other international panels like AGMIP and GEWEX-SoilWat; 2) defining a common vocabulary between scientific (sub)disciplines in order to develop exchange protocols; 3) establishing the conceptual bases needed to promote exchanges with other disciplines (climate research, hydrology, biology, and geology and the socio-economic sciences); 4) publishing papers in journals relevant to stress the importance of soil modeling for tackling key issues; 5) setting up multi-disciplinary working teams in grant proposals, such as H2020; and 6) advertising the existence of this panel at international meetings. If the CROSS panel and its aims appeal to you and you would like to participate, please email martine.vanderploeg@wur.nl and/or mathieu.javaux@uclouvain.be.

Introducing GEWEX Research Highlights, a section of the GEWEX website and newsletter dedicated to showcasing your published GEWEX-related research. Think you might have something to share? Submit your work through the form at http://www.gewex.org/latest-news/research-highlights/.

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