Postdoc position: Environmental Models in the Cloud

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Closing date: 30 June 2016
Lancaster University, UK

Lancaster University offers a research position in computational environmental science, working on a cross-disciplinary research project investigating the support offered by cloud computing for the execution of potentially complex environmental models.

PhD position in the field of geophysical turbulence

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Closing date: 26 June 2016
Max Planck Institute for Meteorology, Hamburg, Germany

The applicant will be part of the Max Planck Research Group “Turbulent Mixing Processes in the Earth System” and will investigate large-scale turbulent structures in the unstable planetary boundary layer. The tools will be theory and numerical simulations.

Deadlines: nominations for the EMS Media Awards

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02 June 2016: nominations for the EMS Broadcast Meteorologist Award and the EMS Outreach & Communication Award
extended to 12 June 2016: Submissions for the TV Weather Forecast Award.
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PhD position: Antarctic precipitation

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Closing date: 24 June 2016
Dynamical Meteorology Laboratory (LMD), Paris, France

A 3-year PhD fellowship is available at LMD in the IPSL research center in Paris.
The aim of the project is to improve our understanding of Antarctic precipitation by analyzing CloudSat and in-situ precipitation measurements and to improve the representation of snowfall in the IPSL Climate Model.

Postdoc position in assessing and improving the new IPSL atmospheric component

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Closing date: not specified
Institut Pierre-Simon Laplace, Paris, France

The Institut Pierre-Simon Laplace offers a post-doctoral position of 18 month (extensible up to 30 month) to assess and improve the new IPSL atmospheric component. This model is based on the new LMDZ6 physical package and the new Dynamico dynamical core on an icosahedral grid.

Associate Editor – Nature Climate Change

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Closing date: 10 June 2016
Springer Nature, London, UK

Springer Nature, the publisher of Nature, is looking to recruit an Associate Editor for Nature Climate Change with expertise in an area of physical climate science, particularly climate modelling or Earth system dynamics, but we would welcome applications from outstanding candidates in other areas of climate science. Candidates should have a PhD and preferably postdoctoral experience, with a strong research record.

04/07/2016 - 07/07/2016, Norwich, UK
GFCS Summer Course on Climate and Energy

Gebirge Licht

The Summer Course on Climate and Energy will be held at the University of East Anglia (UEA), Norwich (UK). The course is targeted at energy sector specialists with a broad understanding of meteorology and climate, and to meteorologists and climate scientists who wish to better understand the energy business.

Deadline for applications: 27 May 2016

07/11/2016 - 11/11/2016, Portland, Oregon, USA
28th Conference on Severe Local Storms

Gebirge Licht

07 - 11 November 2016

Oral and poster presentations are solicited on all topics related to severe local storms, which addresses hazards of tornadoes, large hail, flash floods, and damaging local winds that are associated with deep moist convection.
The full conference program, registration, and general information will appear on the AMS web site by mid-August 2016.
Short Abstract Submission Deadline: 07 July 2016