Webinar series – WCRP Explaining and Predicting Earth System Change

The WCRP Explaining and Predicting Earth System Change Lighthouse Activity invites you to join the third webinar of the series that will provide a discussion forum on topics focused on predicting and explaining a range of different climate phenomena and events, while supporting the further development of a scientific agenda. 

This fourth webinar will focus on marine heatwaves and aspects related to a changing climate.


  • Alex Sen Gupta (University of New South Wales, Australia): Local processes and large scale drivers of marine heatwaves
  • Antonietta Capotondi (University of Colorado at Boulder, USA): Large-scale climate drivers of Northeast Pacific marine heatwaves
  • Regina Rodrigues (Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil): Marine heatwaves in the context of compound extreme events

The event will take place on 15th May 2023, from 13:00hs to 14:30hs UTC. Speakers will give a 20-minute talk each followed by a round table discussion, with questions from participants. 

Registrations are free and can be done via https://EPESC-webinar-marine-heatwaves.eventbrite.co.uk