Compound Events at AGU Fall Meeting 2019

This December's AGU meeting in San Francisco, USA has (tentatively) several sessions related to compound events: NH013 - Concurrent, Consecutive and Cascading Events: An Emerging Challenge for Risk Assessment and Management of Natural and Natech Hazards (Conveners: A. Sebastian, M de Ruiter, I. Gidaris, J. Mysiak) Welcomes abstracts on concurrent, consecutive and cascading hazard events and their … Continue reading Compound Events at AGU Fall Meeting 2019

Potential effects of climate change on fires in the Balkan area

Guest blog by Milan Gazdic , University of Belgrade (Serbia) In Montenegro, forests and forest land occupy approximately 70% of the territory of the country. Montenegro forests provide many benefits and services to society, including clean water and air, recreation, wildlife habitat, carbon storage, climate regulation, and a variety of forest products. Climate influences the … Continue reading Potential effects of climate change on fires in the Balkan area

First DAMOCLES training school

Guest blog by Natacha Le Grix and Elisabeth Tschumi, Universität Bern, Switzerland What could possibly bring together experts of the copula theory, hydraulic engineers and climate scientists working on extremes like floods and wildfires? Well, the first DAMOCLES Training School on Statistical Modelling of Compound Events. From 23.9-4.10.2019, a group of 23 PhD students and Post-docs … Continue reading First DAMOCLES training school

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

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

EMS 2019 Annual Meeting

The Annual Meetings of the EMS aim at fostering exchange and cross-fertilization of ideas in the meteorological, climatological, and related communities. Facilitating interactions, integration, and engagement of science, applications, and actors is our core objective. The session programme highlights these goals and offers many opportunities for enhancing collaboration across the entire weather and climate enterprise … Continue reading EMS 2019 Annual Meeting

Atmospheric Rivers from a Compound Event Perspective

Guest blog by Alexandre Ramos, Instituto Dom Luiz, Portugal An Atmospheric River (AR) is a long, narrow, and transient corridor of strong horizontal water vapour transport that is typically associated with a low-level jet stream ahead of the cold front of an extratropical cyclone. The water vapour in ARs is supplied by tropical and/or extratropical moisture … Continue reading Atmospheric Rivers from a Compound Event Perspective

14th International Meeting on Statistical Climatology

These meetings, which have been held roughly every three years since 1979, are organized by independent statisticians, climatologists and atmospheric scientists. They facilitate communication between the climate and statistics communities and promote good statistical practice in climate and atmospheric science (see http://imsc.pacificclimate.org/). Abstract submission is now open. The deadline for abstract submission is February 20, 2019. … Continue reading 14th International Meeting on Statistical Climatology

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