Grindelwald, Switzerland

20th Swiss Climate Summer School Extreme weather and climate

The topic of the 20th Swiss Climate Summer School is

  • Extreme weather and climate: from atmospheric processes to impacts on ecosystems and society

and will be held from 28 August – 2 September 2022.

Swiss Climate Research, the network of leading Swiss institutions in climate research and education, invites young scientists (PhD students and postdocs) to join high-profile climate researchers in a scenic Swiss Alpine setting for keynote lectures, workshops and poster sessions on the occasion of the 20th Swiss Climate Summer School 2022.

Always with a focus on extreme weather and climate, specific topics include:

  • Introduction: the atmospheric perspective and the impacts perspective
  • Atmospheric processes and statistical concepts
  • Impacts of extreme events on ecosystems, humans and society
  • Why should we care?

Lecturers for keynotes and workshops (confirmed)
Claus Beisbart (U Bern, CH); Stefan Brem (BABS, CH); David Bresch (ETH Zurich, CH); Stefan Brönnimann (U Bern, CH); Erich Fischer (ETH Zurich, CH); Jörg Franke (U Bern, CH), Katja Frieler (PIK Potsdam, D); Thomas Frölicher (U Bern, CH); Rebecca Morss (UCAR/NCAR Boulder, USA); Christian Otto (PIK Potsdam, D); Christoph C. Raible (U Bern, CH); Olivia Romppainen-Martius (U Bern, CH); Alexander Ruane (NASA GISS, USA); Sonia I. Seneviratne (ETH Zurich, CH); Thomas F. Stocker (U Bern, CH), Ana Maria Vicedo Cabrera (U Bern, CH).

Participation is highly competitive and will be limited to a maximum of 70. The registration fee (1300 CHF) includes half board accommodation, excursion and teaching material.

Deadline for applications: 16 January 2022