23/01/2017 - 12/05/2017, Reading, UK
ECMWF training courses 2017

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A variety of ECMWF training courses are offered in 2017, with application deadlines on 13 November 2016 (courses from January to early March) and 4 December 2016 (courses from the second half of March to May).
Topics include Introduction to ECMWF job scheduler: ecFlow, High Performance Computing Facility: Cray XC30, Use and interpretation of ECMWF products for trainers and training champions, Data assimilation, ...

Barcelona Supercomputing Center: Co-leader of the climate prediction group

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Closing date: 15 November 2016
Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Barcelona, Spain
BSC-CNS (Barcelona Supercomputing Center – Centro Nacional de Supercomputación) is the National Supercomputing Facility in Spain and manages MareNostrum, one of the most powerful supercomputers in Europe. The mission of BSC-CNS is to investigate, develop and manage information technology in order to facilitate scientific progress. BSC-CNS is looking for a profile that will be in charge of co-leading a dynamic, multi-national research group that performs cutting-edge, highly-demanding climate prediction experiments and participates in a number of international initiatives.

ECMWF: Analyst – Copernicus Production

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Closing date: 14 November 2016
ECMWF, Shinfield Park, Reading, UK

This position is in a multidisciplinary team in the Copernicus Production Section of the Forecast Department, working on the operational systems of the ECMWF components of both the C3S and CAMS. This includes seasonal forecasts, atmospheric composition forecasts and climate reanalyses. The role will focus on the operational suites that generate the Copernicus products and will support their distribution using tools and procedures consistent with ECMWF’s production environment.

Postdoctoral position on Arctic climate

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Closing date: 8 November 2016
University of Exeter, UK

The College wishes to recruit a full-time Postdoctoral Research Associate/Postdoctoral Research Fellow to support the work of Dr James Screen and his research group. The post is available from 01 January 2017, or a mutually agreeable date thereafter, until 31 December 2018 and is funded by a Philip Leverhulme Prize.

3 Senior Research Positions

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Closing date: 7 November 2016
National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG), Galway, Ireland

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a full time, fixed term position as a Postdoctoral
Researcher or Research Fellow in the Centre for Climate and Air Pollution Studies (C-CAPS), NUI Galway. The
positions contribute to the Science Foundation Ireland-funded Centre on Marine Renewable Energy Ireland (MaREI)
and are available from 1st January, initially for two years, with an option to extend to four years. The positions will be
supervised by Professor Colin O’Dowd

09/01/2017 - 20/01/2017, Bad Gandersheim, Germany
Winter Courses in Climate Data Analysis

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Advanced Course in Climate Time Series Analysis (9 to 13 January 2017)
Special Course in Climate Extremes Analysis (16 to 20 January 2017)
Both courses are tailored to the needs of PhD students, postdocs and professional researchers in climatology, ecology, environmental sciences, geosciences, meteorology and hydrology.
Registration deadline: 30 December 2016

03/05/2017 - 05/05/2017, Offenbach, Germany
2nd European Nowcasting Conference

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This conference is organised in the frame of EUMETNET (European Meteorological Network) which includes the project ASIST dedicated to nowcasting. The goal of the conference is to promote recent advances in the theory and practice of nowcasting in Europe and other parts of the world.
Abstract submission deadline: 03 February 2017

PhD position: Development and application of a gas chromatograph isotope ratio mass spectrometer for the measurements of hydrogen isotope ratios in volatile organic compounds

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Closing date: not specified
University of Wuppertal, Germany

Central component of this PhD project is to study the hydrogen isotope ratios in volatile or-ganic compounds (VOC). An existing gas chromatograph isotope ratio mass spectrometer should be further improved and applied for studies on atmospheric VOC. The work covers source studies, measurements of isotope ratios of VOC in ambient air as well as under controlled experimental conditions.

PDRA in Data Assimilation for Urban Flood Inundation Modelling

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Closing date: 02 November 2016
University of Reading, UK

The objective for the post is to use advanced data assimilation to create a step-change in skill for numerical predictions of urban flooding. The post holder will undertake research in data assimilation for flood inundation modelling, using synthetic aperture radar data alongside datasets of opportunity such as smartphone photographs and CCTV.

PhD position within "Energy transfer in Atmosphere and Ocean"

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Closing date: 01 November 2016
Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI), Bremerhaven, Germany
AWI invites applications for a PhD position in the area of numerical ocean modelling. The 3-year position is funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) within the DFG TRR 181: "Energy transfer in Atmosphere and Ocean”, which offers ample opportunity for science interactions and networking on the national and international level.