13 September 2023 (7-8:30 UTC): Joint WCRP/WWRP Monsoons Panel Webinar Series on "Global Monsoon"

The Joint WCRP/WWRP Webinar Series on "Global Monsoon" was organized by the WCRP CLIVAR/GEWEX Monsoons Panel in collaboration with WWRP WGTMR and with the support of IMPO on 13 September 2023 during 7-8:30 UTC. For more information on the Webinar Series, visit the dedicated WCRP webpage on Monsoons Webinars. The recording of the Webinar is available in the IITM YouTube Channel Video.

23-27 October 2023: WCRP Open Science Conference

The World Climate Research Programme Open Science Conference (WCRP OSC-2023) will take place in Kigali, Rwanda, from 23 to 27 October 2023. For more information, visit the dedicated conference website here. WCRP OSC-2023 features a session on "Global and Regional Monsoons". The abstract submission and financial support application is now open, with a deadline of 14 March 2023.

3-7 July 2023: WWRP/WCRP S2S Summit

The Summit will celebrate the success of the WWRP/WCRP S2S Prediction Project over 10 years as it moves towards its completion in December 2023. The event welcomes contributions on all aspects of S2S science. The abstract submission is now open, with a deadline of 15 January 2023. For more information, see here.

22-26 March 2022: Seventh WMO International Workshop on Monsoons (IWM-7)

IWM-7 was organized online jointly by IMD, MoES and WWRP WGTMR, in cooperation with the CLIVAR/GEWEX Monsoons Panel of WCRP and IMPO, during 22-26 March 2022. For more information, visit the workshop website here.

28 February 2022: IMPO Launching Event

WMO, WCRP, WWRP, MoES and IITM have jointly organized an online event on 28 February 2022 celebrating the launch of IMPO, and highlighting the consolidation of monsoon research under WCRP and WWRP with IITM's continuous support. The event featured remarks by WCRP and WWRP Chairs, Video Message from Hon'ble Minister of MoES, Secretary of MoES and Director of IITM. It also included a key scientific talk by international monsoons expert Prof Chih-Pei Chang, on the current highlights of global monsoons research. A video recording of the event is available at https://youtu.be/8nCGIbhRnb8. Also see the Press Release issued by MoES here.

An extract of the video of Professor C.P. Chang's science talk at IMPO Launch Event is avaialble here:

30 November 2021: WCRP Climate Research Forum for Southern Asia

A WCRP Climate Research Forum for Southern Asia was organized online on 30 November 2021, with the theme "Climate research priorities for the next decade". This is one in a series of regional forums to facilitate exchange ideas, discuss new activities and opportunities being developed by WCRP, and explore ways that scientists, partner programs, funders, and end-users of climate science can engage to meet the emerging challenges. For more information, click here.

1-12 November 2021: Online Training Workshop on S2S Prediction of Monsoons

An online training workshop on sub-seasonal to seasonal (S2S) prediction of monsoons was held from 1 to 12 November 2021. This was in conjunction with the Seventh International Workshop on Monsoons (IWM-7), scheduled to be held from 23 to 26 March 2022 in New Delhi, India. For more information on the S2S Training Workshop, recordings and presentations, visit the workshop website here.