IASC supports Arctic observations through a range of channels, including SAON and the upcoming Arctic Observing Summit.

The Global Climate Observing System (GCOS) is issuing an open invitation asking for comments on the existing GCOS Essential Climate Variable (ECV) product requirements. This will be the first step towards a future revision of the ECV product requirements expected in 2021-2022. The responses to this invitation will be considered by the GCOS science panelsand will be subject to a further public, open review.

Submit by the deadline: 31 December 2017.