Polar Prediction School 2018
17.04. – 27.04.2018
The EU Horizon 2020-funded APPLICATE project (http://applicate.eu/), in cooperation with the World Meteorological Organisation’s Polar Prediction Project (PPP) in occasion of the Year of Polar Prediction (YOPP) (http://www.polarprediction.net/yopp/), the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) (http://www.apecs.is/) and other partners are organising the second Polar Prediction School 2018 on weather and climate prediction in the polar regions from 17 - 27 April 2018 at Abisko Scientific Research Station in Sweden.
This school, for early career scientists, will include a combination of polar weather and climate theory lectures with exercises on modelling and field meteorology techniques as well as soft skill training. Each of these components forms a crucial pillar of the prediction problem, and the motivation for combining these is to provide participants with a complete overview of the components required to understand and predict polar weather.
The Polar Prediction School 2018 will be open to 30 early career researchers (focus on advanced graduate students, PhD students, and postdoctoral researchers) from around the world. An international set of instructors will be teaching the sessions. As during the first Polar Prediction School in 2016 (http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0119.1), classes will be held at the Abisko Scientific Research Station, in Sweden, where the instructional facilities are conveniently located in an environment well suited to Arctic observations.
More information and how to apply can be found on the Polar Prediction School 2018 website (http://www.apecs.is/events/upcoming-event-highlights/polar-prediction-school-2018.html). Application deadline is 15 September 2017.