Inter-journal Special Issue on compound events

We are happy to announce the inter-journal Special Issue (SI) on compound events in the EGU journals HESS, NHESS, BG and ESD. By including these four journals, this SI will cover research on compound events in a wide range of disciplines within Earth system science.  Compound weather and climate events refer to combinations of multiple … Continue reading Inter-journal Special Issue on compound events

PhD position: Geomorphic hazards and compound events in Africa

Presentation The Royal Museum for Central Africa (RMCA) and the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) seek for a motivated candidate for a new PhD position. The successful candidate will be advised by Dr. Olivier Dewitte and Dr. François Kervyn from RMCA and Prof. Dr. Wim Thiery from VUB. The research will be carried out in close … Continue reading PhD position: Geomorphic hazards and compound events in Africa

Announcing the Risk KAN: Compound Events networking group

The motivation for the "Knowledge Action Network on Emergent Risks and Extreme Events", a.k.a. the Risk KAN, is that complex, interacting, and poorly understood risks related to extreme weather and climate events endanger the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The KAN is therefore imagined as a hub for sharing ideas and opportunities across … Continue reading Announcing the Risk KAN: Compound Events networking group

Dissemination of identification of DAMOCLES Stakeholder Network

DAMOCLES COST Action on Compound Weather Events aims to establish and coordinate a network of previously unconnected communities including climate scientists, hydrologists, impact modelers, risk modelers, statisticians and stakeholders. WG 2 connects the scientific network developed through the Action with a network of stakeholders for whom Compound Events are important in decision-making. One of the … Continue reading Dissemination of identification of DAMOCLES Stakeholder Network

Faculty position at Loughborough

There is a faculty (i.e. open ended academic) position at Loughborough going.  Loughborough is consistently in the 10 best university in the UK by recent rankings, often up to 5th, and we think it's a friendly and academically exciting place that produces world-leading environmental science. The job advert for a 'Lecturer' - translation from UK … Continue reading Faculty position at Loughborough

Summary: Workshop on Correlated Extreme Events

Lead Organizers: Colin Raymond, Radley Horton Steering Committee: Amir AghaKouchak, Olivia Martius, Thomas Wahl, Jakob Zscheischler, Suzana Camargo, Alex Ruane, Adam Sobel, Michael Oppenheimer, Noah Diffenbaugh, Sonia Seneviratne This workshop took place at Columbia University (New York, USA) on May 28-31. It was designed to bring together the communities of researchers studying extreme events connected … Continue reading Summary: Workshop on Correlated Extreme Events

Session report: Understanding and modelling compound climate and weather events and their impacts

Chairperson: Bart van den Hurk Conveners: Nina Nadine Ridder | Co-conveners: Bart van den Hurk, Philip Ward, Seth Westra, Jakob Zscheischler, Samuel Jonson Sutanto, Claudia Vitolo, Henny A.J. Van Lanen This is a short summary of the oral session at the EGU 2019 where once again this year a session on understanding and modelling compound … Continue reading Session report: Understanding and modelling compound climate and weather events and their impacts

Open ended academic position at Loughborough University

A part of its Excellence 100 recruitment, Loughborough is recruiting for a Lectureship in Energy Adaptions and Climate Change Resilience. This is an open ended academic position. The application deadline is 11 March 2019. Details can be found at this website under the Geography tab.  Please do not be put off by the 'Social Science' … Continue reading Open ended academic position at Loughborough University

Doctorate Researcher Opportunity

The announcement for a position for a Doctorate Researcher under the Project IMPECAF ref: PTDC / CTA-CLI / 28902/2017 was published and is available at http://www.fc.ul.pt/pt/concursos, n. 2725. IMPECAF's main objective is to deepen the existing knowledge on individual and compound dry and hot weather extremes (heat waves, droughts and flash-droughts) affecting the agricultural and … Continue reading Doctorate Researcher Opportunity