News - Record of 2012

  • Kick-off meeting for ECOMS

    06/11/2012 Events

    The Catalan Institute of Climate Sciences (IC3) is leader of the SPECS project and prominent partner of EUPORIAS, which are two of three decisive initiatives of the 7th Framework Programme, decisive for the strategic development of European climate services.

  • IC3 at HPC SysAdmin meeting

    16/10/2012 Events

    The HPC SysAdmin meeting took place in Barcelona, from 15-16 October. This meeting was organised by the High-Performance Computing Knowledge Portal (HPCKP) and its aim was to share expertise and strategies on High Performance Computing & Clustering. 

  • IC3 Special Talk on Arctic sea ice

    05/10/2012 Events

    There is a great interest in the Arctic region due to the minimum levels of sea ice this year. In order to address doubts on this highly discussed topic, Virginie Guemas, postdoctoral researcher in the Climate Forecasting Unit at IC3, will give presentation oriented to the broad public with the title "Past, present and future of the sea ice cover in the Arctic" on Friday, 5 October 2012 in Barcelona.

  • Young Scientist Travel Award for IC3

    03/09/2012 Research

    Virginie Guemas, postdoctoral scientist specialised in seasonal to decadal climate prediction at IC3, participated in the ECMWF Annual Seminar 2012 together with other renowned researchers thanks to this grant from the European Meteorological Society.

  • Nature article on thawing Arctic & emissions

    29/08/2012 Research

    Today Nature has published an article on the carbon release from collapsing coastal permafrost in Arctic Siberia in its online edition, co-authored by IC3's postdoctoral researcher Laura Sánchez-García.

  • IC3 obtains funding for a new project

    27/06/2012 Projects

    The Ramón Areces Foundation has financed 48 pioneer projects, including one of the IC3.

  • IC3 Seminar on ENSO Predictability

    12/06/2012 Events

    For this year's seminar on ENSO, Boris Dewitte from the Research Laboratory of Geophysics and Oceanography (IRD/CNES) will give a seminar on recent changes in El Nino properties. On behalf of IC3, several members of UDIC and CFU, will provide their perspective on ENSO predictability.

  • Greenhouse-gas emissions from tropical dams

    25/05/2012 Research

    Salvador Pueyo's recent research results on emissions caused by hydroelectrical dams, resulting from a collaboration with the National Institute for Research in Amazonia, have been published in Nature Climate Change.

  • Inauguration of the first ClimaDat site

    25/05/2012 Projects

    "la Caixa" Foundation and the Catalan Institute of Climate Sciences are pleased to invite to the presentation of the ClimaDat project, which will take place in the Natural Reserve of the Ebre Delta on 25 May.

  • Facing Climate Change

    06/05/2012 Institutional

    IC3 participated in the program Latituds with the title "Facing Climate Change", which is now available online and will be shown on the Catalan TV channels Canal 33 and Canal 3/24 from 6 to 11 May.