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Alfred Wegener Institute: Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) is cordially invited to consider becoming a Participating University in the proposed WCCC Scholarship Program

University Registration for the World Climate Change Challenge, under & post graduate Scholarship Program for students from Developing Countries wishing to undertake climate mitigation & adaptation fields of study, at a world class international university is closing on Wednesday May 11th. Germany contributed USD1 billion to the Green Climate Fund, which was established to assist Developing Countries further develop their capacities to fight climate change.

Review of SCOR Working Group Proposals

11 proposals were submitted for consideration as new SCOR working groups and are now available for review.  The proposals can be downloaded individually and in a compiled set of proposals from the meeting Web site at http://www.scor-int.org/Annual%20Meetings/2016GM/SCOR_GM_2016.html. Rev... are due to Ed Urban, SCOR Executive Director, by 1 August 2016.

Call for nominations for Science Theme and Working Group Chairs of the Second International Indian Ocean Expedition (IIOE-2) Steering Committee

The co-chairs of the Second International Indian Ocean Expedition (IIOE-2) Steering Committee are seeking nominations for Science Theme and Working Group Chairs of the IIOE-2, as specified in the IIOE-2 Implementation Strategy.

To ensure strong international coordination of delivery of IIOE-2, nominations for the roles of Chairs of Science Themes and Working Groups are invited:


Call for Nominations for the IMBER Scientific Steering Committee

The Integrated Marine Biogeochemistry and Ecosystem Research (IMBER, www.imber.info) project is soliciting nominations for three new members for its Scientific Steering Committee (SSC). The IMBER SSC is responsible for the development, planning and implementation of science with the goal to: Understand, quantify and compare historic and present structure and functioning of linked ocean and human systems to predict options for securing or transitioning towards ocean sustainability.

IPCC43 has decided to prepare a special report on Climate Change, Oceans and Cryosphere

In the Draft Decision on the Paris Agreement (FCCC/CP/2015/L.9/Rev.1), the COP, inter alia:


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