arctic climate. Key topics will include:
- Overview of key components: ocean, land, atmosphere, and cryosphere;
- Arctic hydrology, snow, and ice;
- Climate feedback mechanisms, with a focus on arctic climate change; and
- Arctic climate variations in the records from the past and in future projections.
Applicants should be young scientists at the beginning of their careers, such as PhD students, early post-docs, or similar. The number of participants will be limited for practical and pedagogical reasons.
To apply, please submit (as PDF or Word Documents) a statement of interest, a CV, and a letter of recommendation from a supervisor or other relevant person to Thorsten Mauritsen and Bjorn Gunnarson.
The application deadline is Friday, 6 March 2009. Late submissions will be considered at a later time to the extent that the limitation of the course has not been reached. Decisions on admission to the summer school will be announced on Friday, 20 March 2009.
Participants will pay for airfare and train tickets to Abisko, lodging at the research station, and food. All other costs will be covered. It is likely that stipends will be available for promising students in
Additional information is available at the Bolin Centre website.
Information about the research stations can be found either here or on this website.