IARC Summer School on the Modeling of Arctic Climate

Summer School in Fairbanks

IARC Summer School on the Modeling of Arctic Climate
Dates: May 26 - June 7, 2008
Location: International Arctic Research Center, University of Alaska, Fairbanks
Coordinators: John Walsh, Vladimir Alexeev and Elena Sparrow.

First week will be in Fairbanks and a second one in Barrow.

Scientific program:
• perspectives on the key issues in Arctic climate from observational, diagnostic and modeling perspectives,
• exposure to the types of models used in addressing Arctic climate and climate change,
• hands-on experience in the analysis of climate model output or in climate model experimentation at a level consistent with the students' expertise.
Key topics:
• Arctic climate: key characteristics and processes
• Feedbacks in the Arctic system (e.g., surface albedo, clouds, water vapor, circulation)
• Arctic climate variations: past, ongoing and projected
• Energy balance and single-column models applied to the Arctic
• Global climate models: an overview
• Modeling of the sea ice and the Arctic Ocean
• Modeling of frozen soil regimes, especially permafrost
• Arctic ecosystems and climate change
• Trace gases, aerosols and chemistry: importance for climate changes
Deadline is 1st of February (Friday)

Applications should be send to:
Chris Lace
International Arctic Research Center
University of Alaska
930 Koyukuk Drive
Fairbanks, AK 99775

Phone: 907-474-7413
Email: clace@iarc.uaf.edu (Electronic submissions are encouraged)

Decision about admission will be made by February, 21.
Applicants should submit:
• Statement of interest (1 page)
• A short resume, including academic background
• A letter of recommendation from a faculty member or supervisor

1 comment:

Stef said...

Hey Misha!

Are you coming to this summer school? That would be terrific if you were...I'll be living in Fairbanks until August at least. I would nice to see you! I hope life is treating you well! Talk to you soon!

Stefanie Bourne