Preface to the special issue: Towards improving understanding and prediction of Arctic change and its linkage with Eurasian mid-latitude weather and climate
Xiangdong ZHANG is a co-chair of the U.S. CLIVAR Arctic–Midlatitude Working Group and Co-lead of the task team of CliC/CLIVAR Northern Ocean Regional Panel on Advancing the Understanding of Climate Variability Due to Arctic–midlatitude Linkages. Thomas JUNG is the chair of the WWRP Polar Prediction Project and coordinator of the EU project APPLICATE. Andrew ORR is a member of the International Commission on Polar Meteorology, International Association of Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences. The editorial team appreciates the above projects and organizations for their contribution to polar research and this special issue.
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