The Climate Science for Service Partnership China (CSSP China) is a scientific research programme that will help build the basis for services to support climate and weather resilient economic development and social welfare through strong strategic partnerships harnassing UK scientific expertise.
Current calls for China (CSSP China) are now closed. See our research page for news about future research opportunities.
Through CSSP China (supported by the BIS UK-China Research Innovation Partnership Fund) we are developing a strongly bilateral partnership between the Met Office, the China Meteorological Administration (CMA), the Institute of Atmospheric Physics (IAP) at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and other key institutes within China and the UK.
The partnership focuses on research and innovation, establishing a firm foundation of cutting-edge science to underpin the development of climate services. Through scientist exchange programmes, workshops, training courses, joint projects and shared PhD positions, CSSP China will maximise the value and impact of our shared capabilities and scientific expertise.
The three primary outcomes of CSSP China will be:
CSSP China will develop a detailed research programme, drawing on the strong scientific foundation of the UK's national climate capability and China's climate science research network. Our role in delivery of the UK's national climate capability is supported by and delivered through the DECC and Defra funded Met Office Hadley Centre Climate Programme.
The focus of the science themes for CSSP China will be:
The Met Office is a delivery partner for the Newton Fund and will allocate funding for CSSP China projects through open competition. We will issue calls for proposals for CSSP China projects on this webpage, so please keep checking here if you are interested in the CSSP research themes.
For more information on CSSP China science see the science overview document CSSP China Overview (PDF, 45 kB) or the outcomes of the January 2015 workshop held with our year 1 academic partners CSSP China academic workshop Jan 2015 (PDF, 65 kB) . Also visit the pages outlining the five work packages.
If you have any questions about CSSP China, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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This work package aims to further our understanding of global climate dynamics with the overall aim of improving regional climate predictions
Regional modes of climate variability, their teleconnections and impacts on regional water cycle and climate extremes within East Asia
Model evaluation and development activities and aims to develop UK-China collaborations
Climate services provide climate information in a way that assists decision-making by individuals and organisations
Last updated: 3 December 2015
Outline of Climate Science for Service Partnership China
Outline of Climate Science for Service Partnership China - Mandarin
Overview of the science (Energy) of the Climate Science for Service Partnership China
Mandarin version of CSSP China Energy science overview
Overview of the science (Extreme Weather) of the Climate Science for Service Partnership China
Mandarin version of CSSP China Extreme Weather science overview
Overview of the science (Urban) of the Climate Science for Service Partnership China
Mandarin version of CSSP China Urban science overview