[ES_JOBS_NET] 6th Annual Summer School on Sustainable Climate Risk Management, Penn State

Katerina Kostadinova klk5327 at psu.edu
Tue Feb 27 07:43:22 MST 2018

Applications are now open for the *6
<http://www.scrimhub.org/opportunities/summer-school/>**th Annual
Summer School on Sustainable Climate
Risk Management <http://www.scrimhub.org/opportunities/summer-school/>*,
which will take place *30 July - 3 August 2018* at Penn State.

The Network for Sustainable Climate Risk Management's (SCRiM)
<http://www.scrimhub.org/> annual summer school is designed to foster
opportunities for collaboration between scholars and practitioners while
providing 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 will be developing a common vocabulary to help
foster enhanced cross-disciplinary communication, catalyzing the potential
for future research and decision support collaborations. Participants will
also gain hands-on experience with key methods and tools including:

   - use of simple models in a transdisciplinary framework
   - analysis of relevant datasets
   - values-informed robust decisionmaking

This program is targeted at all *postdocs*, advanced *graduate students*,
and *early-career professionals in the decisionmaking and policy
communities* who are working on issues related to climate risk. Potential
candidates representing NGOs and state or local agencies are strongly
encouraged to apply.

In most cases, lodging, meals, registration, and travel costs will be fully
covered for participants. International applicants are welcomed.

*Apply by Saturday **8 April 201**8*

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