Autumn School: Data Assimilation in Biogeochemical Cycles, 20-27 Sept 2014, Trieste

September 20, 2014 14:00toSeptember 27, 2014 14:00

Scope: The Autumn School will support the training of young scientists building the next generation’s researcher in the growing field of data assimilation in biogeochemical cycle science. It will be organised as a 6-day long school with two 1.5 hours blocks of lectures in the morning and two 1.5 hours blocks of exercises in the afternoon. Topics to be covered include biogeochemical cycles in the Earth System, modelling of dynamical systems, data assimilation methods and its application in biogeochemical modelling. Students have the opportunity to present their work during a poster session.

Target Audience: The school is mainly oriented at Early Career Scientists (i.e. experienced PhD students and young scientist within their first PostDoc) with a maximum of 40 participants.

Read all and register from here: Autumn school wiki site

Costs and funding: Most of the costs (accommodation, catering, organization and lectures) will be covered by ESF TTORCH funds with co-funding from INGOS and iLEAPS. The students will have to arrange and pay themselves the travel and its costs. In exceptional cases limited funds are available to provide financial support to cover travel costs. Students are advised to contact one of the organisers (Martin Heimann,, or Marko Scholze, for financial support.


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