December 8, 2006
Shang-Ping Xie , team leader for Indo-Pacific Climate research has been elected to the Council of the Oceanographic Society of Japan (OSJ) for a two-year term beginning in 2007. The OSJ organizes two scientific conferences each year, and publishes two scientific journals: Oceanography in Japan (Umi-no-Kenkyu) in Japanese, and the Journal of Oceanography in English.
November 16, 2006
Yuqing Wang has been asked to serve as an associate editor of the AMS journal Weather and Forecasting for the term beginning in January 2007. The journal publishes research on techniques for weather forecasting and analysis, forecast verification studies, and case studies useful to forecasters. Director Jay McCreary and Kevin Hamilton, Meteorology chair and IPRC research team leader, talk about climate change on the Hawaii Public Radio show "Beyond the Reef" with host Alvin Adams. They were joined by Andy Nash, director of operations at the NWS Honolulu Forecast Office, and Gerard Fryer, seismologist at the NWS Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. Click to listen for short version ; here for image full view.
October 17, 2006
Director Jay McCreary and Kevin Hamilton, Meteorology chair and IPRC research team leader, talk about climate change on the Hawaii Public Radio show "Beyond the Reef" with host Alvin Adams. They were joined by Andy Nash, director of operations at the NWS Honolulu Forecast Office, and Gerard Fryer, seismologist at the NWS Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. Click to listen for short version ; here for image full view.
October 11, 2006
Shang-Ping Xie and H. Annamalai are predicting that Indian Ocean conditions are helping the current El Nino to grow stronger.Find out more from News Release , MSNBC, KGMB_TV, The Daily Star, The Star, West Hawaii Today, Hawaii Tribune Herald, UH News, Honolulu Star Bulletin. Click here (courtesy NOAA-CDC) for full view map.
October 5, 2006
The Asia Pacific Data Research Center at the IPRC makes climate data and products easily accessible to the scientific community and to the general public. Its activities are featured in the October unidata.ucar.newsletter. (read more)
September 25, 2006
"The North Indian Ocean is a very special ocean," according to IPRC distinguished guest Satish Shetye, director of the National Institute of Oceanography in Goa, India. Shetye’s talk was followed by the "IPRC mini-workshop on the Indian Ocean." (read more).
August 13, 2006
Kevin Hamilton describes plans to study effects of global warming on Hawaii with a grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and support from the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (read more in Honolulu Star Bulletin; USA Today)
July 31, 2006
The American Geophysical Union (AGU) features in its July 2006 Journal Highlights the paper Simulating the Horizontal Wind Velocity Variance in the Upper Troposphere, co-authored by Kevin Hamilton, professor and chair of the Department of Meteorology at UH and an IPRC research team leader. (read more)
July 10, 2006
IPRC Visiting Scientist Thomas Stocker discusses the importance of climate records in ice cores to understanding the climate system. (read more)
May 5, 2006
The Ocean Policy Research Foundation in Tokyo has published in its Ship and Ocean Newsletter (May 5, 2006) an essay by IPRC Director Jay McCreary that features the International Pacific Research Center and its activities. Professor Toshio Yamagata, who is co-chief editor for the newsletter, translated the essay into Japanese. (read more)