Feb 6 - 10, 2017 | Sanya, China

The 29th Session of the GEWEX Scientific Steering Group (SSG) is being hosted by Drs. Xin Li and Wenjie Dong at the Palm Beach Resort and Spa in Sanya, Hainan Province, China from 6-10 February 2017. This session of the SSG will address both responses to advice resulting from the latest WCRP Joint Scientific Committee (JSC) meeting and developments in WCRP and global programs. We will assess progress towards new data sets and goals, and the actions required to advance the GEWEX Grand Science Questions and synthesize water and energy cycle science across the Panels. Please note that this meeting is by invitation only.


  • Travel support requests were due by 23 November 2016.
  • The registration deadline was 11 December 2016.
  • Our local meeting hosts recommend applying for your visa no later than a month before your departure date to Sanya.


The background photo by NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center is used under the Creative Commons license.