Climate Science Winter School: Modelling the Climate System

Name: Climate Science Winter School: Modelling the Climate System
Calendar:Conferences & meetings
When:Mon, June 17, 2013 - Fri, June 21, 2013

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Climate Science Winter School: Modelling the Climate System

Dates & Venue : 17–21 June 2013; University of NSW.


A high-level education program for honours and graduate students interested in climate science. Students should have a background in a suitable quantitative discipline such as maths, physics or computational science.

Topics covered include:

  • Fundamentals of atmosphere, ocean and terrestrial modelling.
  • Model evaluation, including modes of variability and extremes.
  • Land/atmosphere/ocean coupling.
  • Experimental design, detection and attribution and model performance.
  • Application examples from current Centre of Excellence research.

Participants will also receive advice and instruction on a range of research and career skills including:

  • The peer review process.
  • Research integrity.
  • Applying for research funding.
  • Career prospects post PhD and postdoc.
  • Communicating your science through the media.



The school is open to anyone and funding is available to support attendance. Priority will be given to honours and graduate students working on climate science problems. The number of places is strictly limited.

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Location:School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Melbourne Map
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