Международная Летняя школа "Key challenges in climate variability and change" Версия для печати

Седьмая международная летняя школа  NCCR "Key challenges in climate variability and change" пройдет  с 31 августа по 5 сентября 2008 в Швейцарии.

Дедлайн для подачи заявок - 20 декабря 2007

Centro Stefano Franscini, Monte Verità, Ticino, Switzerland The NCCR Climate, Switzerland's Centre of Excellence in Climate and Climate Impact Research, invites young scientists to join leading climate researchers in a scenic southern Swiss Alpine setting for keynote lectures, workshops and poster sessions on the occasion of the seventh NCCR Climate Summer School 2008.

Scope of the summer school

The topics covered at the NCCR Climate Summer School 2008 will include:

  • pertinent aspects of climate physics
  • climate phenomena and processes from seasonal to centennial time ranges
  • assessment of predictability, and approaches to prediction and operational tools
  • associated impacts of climate change on society and economy's vulnerability

The Summer School invites young researchers from all fields of climate and climate impact research. The courses cover a broad spectrum of climate and climate impact research issues and foster cross-disciplinary links. Each topic includes keynote plenary lectures and workshops with in-depth discussion in smaller groups. All Summer School participants are expected to present a poster of their research and there will be ample opportunity for discussion.

Lecturers for keynotes and workshops (confirmed):
International speakers: K. Emanuel (MIT, USA); P. Jones (U East
Anglia, UK); F. Molteni (ICTP Trieste, I); J. Slingo (U Reading, UK);
A. Slingo (U Reading, UK); R. Sutton (U Reading, UK) and others.
Swiss speakers: C. Appenzeller (MeteoSwiss); H.C. Davies (ETH Zurich);
J. Fuhrer (ART); P. Heck (SwissRE); U. Lohmann (ETH Zurich); C.
Maetzler (U Bern); C. Schär (ETH Zurich); T.F. Stocker (U Bern); G.
Stephan (U Bern); M. Wild (ETH Zurich) and others.



The fee for the NCCR Climate Summer School 2008 is CHF 1'400.–. It includes conference registration, teaching material, excursion and full board accommodation. The accommodation costs are based on the stay in a double room. The fee does not include travels from and to Monte Verità. A small number of grants chiefly reserved for applicants from developing countries will be available.


The Summer School is open to young researchers (PhD students and Post-Docs) worldwide. Participation is highly competitive and will be limited to a maximum of 70. Applications can be made here.

Deadline for application: 20 December 2007

Successful applicants will be notified in February 2008.





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