Open research position in Polar science

Closing date: not specified
New York University Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
The Centre for global Sea Level Change is looking to hire a researcher with expertise in glacier and ice shelf modelling. The scientist will work with others in a team to characterize Antarctic glaciers and assess their instability.

3-year postdoc position in NWP and statistical modelling

Closing date: 21 May 2017
School of Mathematics and Statistics,UCD, Dublin, Ireland
The main responsibility of the position is to drive leading edge research into new probabilistic NWP/statistical models to forecast renewable energy supply and electricity demand. Methods will also be developed to improve forecast skill for high impact events.

Collective Global Climate Statement Released for Earth Day

An international coalition of 33 meteorological and climate societies and institutions have released a Collective Global Climate Statement to coincide with Earth Day on 22nd April, which this year is focused on environmental and climate literacy.

19/09/2017 - 21/09/2017, Potsdam, Germany
Cities and Climate Conference 2017

The Cities and Climate Conference 2017 will explore the latest advances in research and practice addressing climate change in cities, including issues of risk management, economics of adaptation, infrastructure, planning, governance, and their possible trade-offs and synergies with mitigation and sustainability objectives.
Abstract submission deadline: 31 May 2017

Post-doc in Earth System Data Assimilation

Closing date: 18 May 2017
Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI) Bremerhaven, Germany
AWI is searching an enthusiastic postdoctoral researcher with strong interest in Earth system modeling and data assimilation. The post-doc will join the data assimilation team at AWI, which has strong experience in data assimilation from the development and application of PDAF.

10/09/2017 - 15/09/2017, Trieste, Italy
SCAR/Past Antarctic Ice Sheet (PAIS) Conference

The aim of the conference is to present recent results that address still open questions in understanding the sensitivity of the Antarctic Ice Sheet and its contribution to past and future sea level and climate change.
Abstract submission deadline: 30 April 2017

Postdoc Position: Soil Moisture Data Assimilation

Closing date: 15 May 2017
KU Leuven, Leuven/Louvain, Belgium
KU Leuven is looking for an enthusiastic postdoctoral researcher with experience in land surface modeling and/or data assimilation to implement advanced modules into an existing global land surface data assimilation system.

28/08/2017 - 01/09/2017, Delft, The Netherlands
Summer School on Sea Level Change

This Summer School will provide Ph.D. students and junior scientists specializing in sea level research with a basic introduction to the dynamics of current and future sea level change and to state-of-the-art tools to measure and project it. The different contributors to global and regional sea level change will be presented by world-leading experts.