[pccgrads] Fwd: [CCSM-participants] Announcement: ACDC2019 Summer school in Yosemite, Sept/Oct 2019

Luanne Thompson luanne at uw.edu
Tue Feb 19 09:11:39 PST 2019

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From: Iselin Medhaug <iselin.medhaug at env.ethz.ch>
Date: Tue, Feb 19, 2019 at 8:23 AM
Subject: [CCSM-participants] Announcement: ACDC2019 Summer school in
Yosemite, Sept/Oct 2019
To: <ccsm-participants at cgd.ucar.edu>


Could you please circulate this to the CCSM mailing list?

Thank you so much.
Best regards,


Sorry for any cross posting.

I would like to draw your attention to the following summer school.
Please also forward the information to potential PhD students and
early postdocs.

Advanced Climate Dynamics Courses (ACDC) are yearly summer schools
organized by the Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research (University of
Bergen) in collaboration with the University of Washington, Woods Hole
Oceanographic Institution, and the University of Texas at Austin with
support from the Norwegian Agency for International Cooperation and
Quality Enhancement in Higher Education and the Research Council of
Norway. Partners for this year’s summer school include Harvard
University, McGill University, Scripps Institution of Oceanography and
IBS Centre for Climate Physics.

Topic: The Anthropocene

Venue: UC Merced Yosemite Field Station, Yosemite National Park, USA.

Dates: 22. September - 4. October, 2019

Application deadline: 1. April 2019.

Target: Focused on advanced graduate students (PhDs). Other
applications will be considered on a case by case basis if there is
space (admission is competitive).

Goal: To mix diverse students and lecturers with empirical and
dynamical training within climate science and focus on understanding
the basic principles and dynamics relating to, and defining the
climate of the Anthropocene.

Price: All expenses on site are covered by the summer school, but
participants have to cover travel to the venue themselves.

Key topics to be included:
- how can we tell natural and anthropogenic forcing apart?
- impact of fires and aerosols
- rates of changes in the past and in the present
- coastal impacts
- extreme events
- demise of past civilizations
- human migration
- agriculture and climate
- the Little Ice Age
- cryosphere changes

Confirmed lecturers: David Battisti (University of Washington), Jake
Gebbie (WHOI), Patrick Heimbach (UTexas), Kerim H. Nisancioglu
(UiB/BCCR/UiO), Øyvind Paasche (UiB/BCCR), Fiamma Straneo (Scripps),
Peter Huybers (Harvard University), Axel Timmermann (IBS ICCP),
Natalya Gomez (McGill University).

Check <http://www.uib.no/rs/acdc> for details and continuous updates
on list of lecturers and program

Vimeo: <https://vimeo.com/108883495>
Facebook: <https://facebook.com/acdcsummerschool>
Twitter: <https://twitter.com/#acdcsummerschool>

For contact: acdc at uib.no

Best regards,
On behalf of the ACDC organizing committee

CCSM-participants mailing list
CCSM-participants at cgd.ucar.edu

LuAnne Thompson
Walters Professor of Oceanography
Adjunct Professor Physics and Atmospheric Sciences

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