PPP and YOPP in the Media

11 January 2018 Polar Climate Change (Arctic Portal)

13 December 2017 Five priorities for weather and climate research (nature comment by Hov, Ø., Terblanche, D., Jones, S., Ruti, P.M., Tarasova, O.)

11 December 2017 The Year of Polar Prediction (SOOS news)

07 December 2017 New research on polar weather prediction and the central Arctic Ocean (Polar Research Programme, Research Council of Norway)

02 December 2017 The Year of Polar Prediction (Witness the Arctic, Fall 2017 newsletter)

08 November 2017 Arctic climate research lab granted federal funding in late reprieve (The Globe and Mail Canada, www.theglobeandmail.com)

11 October 2017 YOPP Online Conference #01 (News, www.applicate.eu)

11 September 2017 Last chance to apply for Polar Prediction School 2018 (University of the Arctic/UArctic News)

11 September 2017 OOI Southern Ocean Array (55S, 90W) provides critical weather forecast data (Ocean Observatives Initiative News, Leslie Smith)

10 September 2017 Polar Prediction School 2018 (The ENES Portal/European Network for Earth System Modelling Events)

05 September 2017 A Year on Ice – Why scientists are preparing to freeze the research vessel Polarstern in sea ice near the North Pole (about the YOPP-endorsed MOSAiC project; by Robinson Meyer for The Atlantic, October Issue)

01 September 2017 Polar Prediction Matters Launched (IASC Newsletter, September 2017)

24 July 2017 Q&A with Polar Modeler Bob Grumbine (US National Weather Service website; Bob Grumbine recently joined the PPP Steering Group)

19 July 2017 Arktische Hitzewellen – Ein Expertenbeitrag von Prof. Dr. Manfred Wendisch (in German, www.wissenschaftsjahr.de; Manfred Wendisch from University Leipzig, Germany, is the lead of the YOPP-endorsed project (AC)3)

10 July 2017 Year of polar prediction (Environment and Climate Change Canada)

06 July 2017 Polar Prediction School 2018, Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (Sep. 15) (EnvironmentGuru)

27 June 2017 Das Wolkenrätsel der Arktis. Klima-Mission auf Spitzbergen (tagesthemen 23:07 Uhr, 27.06.2017, Christian Stichler, ARD Stockholm, in German)

15 June 2017 With ARM Instruments Watching, an Extensive Summer Melt in West Antarctica (ARM Climate Research Facility website on the YOPP-endorsed project AWARE co-led by PPP Steering Group member David Bromwich)

06 June 2017 ECMWF generating dataset for Year of Polar Prediction (Arctic Portal)


Launch of YOPP

02 June 2017 Arctic Clouds May Help Lock in Warmer Weather (Overview on YOPP and the YOPP-endorsed project Arctic Amplification by Gloria Dickie for Arctic Deeply)

16 May 2017 Launch of Year of Polar Prediction (UN TV/Peschken Presents)

15 May 2017 Climate researchers are pursuing better ice and weather predictions for improved safety in the Arctic and Antarctic (The Arctic Journal)

For more media items on the launch of the Year of Polar Prediction see here


10 May 2017 Weather, climate and water challenges in spotlight at annual session of UN weather agency council (UN News Centre

10 May 2017 WMO Executive Council addresses challenges from weather, climate and water (reliefweb)

09 May 2017 Launch Event – The Year of Polar Prediction: Driving Innovation Together (WMO Website)

18 April 2017 SALIENSEAS: A Netherlands-led contribution during the Year of Polar Prediction (YOPP) (Wageningen University & Research)

01 April 2017 Klima-Forscher treffen sich in Brhv part I and part II (Radio interview (audio) with COSMO with Helge Goessling, Director of  Polar Prediction coordination office, in German)

30 March 2017 Leipziger Wolkenforscher auf Expedition Arktis (MDR Wissen, PI Manfred Wendisch about YOPP-endorsed project Arctic Amplification)

27 March 2017 Internationale Meereis-Forschungselite berät im Deutschen Schiffahrtsmuseum Bremerhaven (interview with ICO director Helge Goessling; in German; Meereisportal)

26 March 2017 Kröten, schottische Musik und Meereis (in German; Radio Bremen 1)

12 March 2017 WMO verifies highest temperatures for Antarctic (Business Mirror)

10 March 2017 Internationale Meereis-Forschungselite berät im Deutschen Schiffahrtsmuseum (in German; Informationsdienst Wissenschaft AWI press release)

08 March 2017 How Arctic Weather Can Improve Mid-Latitude Forecasts (Arctic Deeply quoting PPP Steering Group member Jun Inoue)

02 March2017 UN agency announces record highs on Antarctica as scientists push for more data (The SC Monitor)

20 February 2017 The Multidisciplinary drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate (MOSAiC) project endorsed by YOPP (The Guardian, BBC News, The Telegraph)

24 January 2017 Planned Observing Periods for the Year of Polar Prediction (Article on www.wcrp-climate.org)

03 January 2017 Nutzer im Fokus von polaren Wetter- und Meereisvorhersagen (in German; Article on the Helmholtz Association's Earth System Knowledge Platform www.ESKP.de)

21 November 2016 Understanding user needs to improve weather and environmental forecasts in the polar regions (Article in the Northern Notes issue 46, Autumn/Winter 2016)

31 October 2016 THORPEX Legacies and the Future of the World Weather Research Program (WWRP) (Guest Editorial by David Parsons, former Chief of WWRP in the WWRP Newsletter October 2016)

31 October 2016 Year of Polar Prediction Southern Hemisphere Efforts in PolarPredictNews (SCAR 2016 News)

20 October 2016 The Arctic Portal highlights new developments and planning within the Year of Polar Prediction

30 September 2016 WMO WWRP Chief Paolo Ruti interviewed by ECMWF

28 September 2016 Press release by German Ministry for Education and Research about the German contribution to the first-ever Arctic Science Minsterial hosted by the United States' White House (in German)

28 September 2016 Fact Sheet released by The White House United States Hosts First-Ever Arctic Science Ministerial to Advance International Research Efforts

16 September 2016 Planning for the Year of Polar Prediction (WMO)

30 August 2016 New version of the Year of Polar Prediction Implementation Plan released (SCAR 2016 News)

22 August 2016 Halls of Higher Learning (by Kira Coley, Marine Technology)

05 May 2016 NWS Alaska Region participates in WMO PPP-SERA meeting to address polar challenges (NWS Insider, NOAA/NWS Intranet; no free access)

08 January 2016 Optimized Arctic observations for improving weather forecast in the northern sea route (Public Release at Eurekalert)

20 July 2015 WMO: Schmelzende Polarkappen (in German; N21)

16 July 2015 UN-backed action plan to improve study of weather and climate in Polar regions takes shape