[ES_JOBS_NET] APPLY BY 30 MAY: 5th Annual Summer School on Sustainable Climate Risk Management

Katerina Kostadinova klk5327 at psu.edu
Thu May 18 07:33:05 MDT 2017

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Applications are open for the *5**th Annual Summer School on
Sustainable Climate
Risk Management*, which will take place *30 July - 4 August 2017* at The
Pennsylvania State University.

As a central part of its educational and research mission, The Network on
Sustainable Climate Risk Management (SCRiM) <http://www.scrimhub.org/> hosts
an annual summer school to foster opportunities for collaboration and to
provide a solid foundation in the broad, multidisciplinary knowledge,
tools, and methods of the diverse fields participating in the network. A
key focus of the workshop is developing a common vocabulary to help foster
enhanced cross-disciplinary communication, enabling the possibility for
future research and decision support collaborations. Participants will also
gain hands-on experience with key methods and tools including robust
decisionmaking, use of simple models, and analysis of relevant datasets.

*The Summer School is open to postdocs, advanced graduate students, and
early-career professionals in the decisionmaking and policy communities who
are working on issues related to climate risk. *In most cases, lodging,
meals, registration, and travel costs will be fully covered for
participants. International applicants are welcomed.

Proposed Sessions:

   - Earth System Modeling
   - Uncertainty Quantification
   - Risk Analysis
   - Policy Analysis and Robust Decisionmaking
   - Climate-Ecosystem Interactions
   - Geoengineering
   - Integrated Assessment
   - Coupled Epistemic-Ethical Analysis
   - Stakeholder Engagement
   - Tribal Perspectives on Climate Change

Tentative Instructors:

   - Chris Forest
   - Lara Fowler
   - Murali Haran
   - Klaus Keller
   - Robert Lempert
   - Robert Nicholas
   - Alan Robock
   - Nancy Tuana
   - Erica Smithwick

*Apply by Tuesday** 30 May 2017*

Program details: http://scrimhub.org/opportunities/summer-school/


Katerina Kostadinova

Administrative Support Coordinator

Network for Sustainable Climate Risk Management (SCRiM

Earth & Environmental Systems Institute

2217 EES Building, University Park, PA 16802

P: (814) 865-5007
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