The Third Nansen–Zhu Ph.D. summer school in Beijing

The Nansen–Zhu International Summer School focus this year on “Climate Teleconnections between Low and High Latitudes” has to day opened at the Nansen-Zhu International Research Centre in Beijing. More than 100 participants including lecturers and Ph.D. students from the several Universities in China, Norway and Russia as well as the Nansen Centers in Bergen, St. Petersburg, Cochin and Beijing will during the next five days give lectures and have discussion on the state of the art in research on teleconnections in the climate system.

On the first day lectures were given within the fields of Arctic climate change and the climate change in southeast Asia including their teleconnections. Further more the utilization of satellite Earth observation data and the role of the global energy consumption were given. Lectures were given from the Institute of Atmospheric Physics (IAP), Chinese Meteorological Administration, Universities of Nanjing and Bergen, Nansen Centers in Bergen and St. Petersburg, European Space Agency and The Research Council of Norway.

The participating Ph.D. students also presented briefly their research activities to be further elaborated and discussed during the poster sessions scheduled for the summer school. The summer school is hosted at the Nansen-Zhu International Research Centre located at IAP at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing.

The summer school is sponsored by IAP, Nansen Scientific Society, University of Bergen and UNIFOB AS in Bergen, Norway as well as the Natural Science Foundation of China.
Further information on the summer school is found at:

http://nzc.iap.ac.cn/summer/

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