[Workshop Circular] Dynamics of Atmosphere-Ice-Ocean Interactions in the High-Latitudes


The workshop on "Dynamics of Atmosphere-Ice-Ocean Interactions in the High-Latitudes" will be held in Rosendal, Norway (near Bergen) o 23-27 March, 2015.


Workshop website: http://highlatdynamics.b.uib.no/ 

PDF of first circular: http://tinyurl.com/first-circ-highlatdyn-pdf 

Contact us: HighLatDynamics@uib.no 

Abstracts/Applications are due 8 October, 2014.

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About the workshop:

Goal: Summarize our fundamental understanding and description of small-scale processes in the coupled atmosphere-ocean-ice climate system at high latitudes in order to assess and reduce bias and uncertainties in weather prediction and climate models.

The workshop will be limited to ca. 90 participants. Limited travel funding will be available to support a selection of early career scientists (Post-docs within 5 years of PhD and PhD students).

Conference registration fees are covered by the sponsors. Special hotel rate and full board (per night): 1550,00 (single) / 1250,00 (double) NOK.

Session themes and invited speakers

1. The Polar Climate: large scale circulation and interaction with mid-latitudes

Jennifer Francis, James Screen, TBD

2. The Coupled Atmosphere-Ocean-Ice System: current understanding and processes

John Cassano, Chris Fairall, Andrew Roberts, Michael Tjernstr?m, Timo Vihma

3. Extreme Events in the Polar Regions: dynamics and characteristics

Günther Heinemann, Ian Renfrew, Thomas Spengler

4. Polar Predictability: state of the art and challenges ahead

Jim Doyle, Jun Inuoe, Thomas Jung, J?rn Kristiansen

Important dates:

Application deadline for contributed talks and posters: 8 October, 2014

Travel support application (early career): 8 October, 2014

Notification of acceptance: 4 December, 2014

Deadline to confirm participation: 15 January, 2015

Organizing Committee:

Thomas Spengler, Univ. of Bergen Ian Renfrew, Univ. of East Anglia John Cassano, Univ. of Colorado

Sponsors: IASC, UiB, PPP, Research Council of Norway, IAMAS, IUGG, ResClim 

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