La Paz, Bolivia, June 25-27 2018

Objectives of the Training Workshop:

The Workshop is intended for PhD students and early career researchers with a background in regional climate science. The main objectives are to build capacity in regional climate downscaling techniques and to coordinate future CORDEX activities in the domains over South and Central America/Latin America and the Caribbean.

  The 3-day Workshop to be held in La Paz, Bolivia, 25th - 27th June 2018 aims to:
  • Train participants on Empirical Statistical Downscaling (ESD) methodologies and perform hands-on ESD experiments.
  • Explore potential collaborative research studies based on CORDEX products (ESD and Regional Climate Model simulations) across select regional climate phenomena.
  Call for abstracts and financial support
Online Registration and financial support requests will be open from 4 to 23 April , 2018.

Participants must provide a statement of interest, a short CV (three pages or less), a letter of recommendation and submit an abstract for a poster presentation during the Workshop.

Financial support for participation is intended mainly for early career scientists and PhD students from developing countries. Due to the limited availability of funds we encourage participants to partially cover their travel expenses.
Important dates:
April 4, 2018 Call for abstracts, financial support and registration
April 23, 2018 Deadline for abstract submission and support applications
April 27, 2018 Notification of applicants
June 25-27 Workshop

Scientific Steering Committee:

Silvina Solman. CIMA-CONICET/UBA, Argentina &
Maria Laura Bettolli. UBA-CONICET, Argentina

Raymond Arritt. Iowa State University, USA
Tereza Cavazos. CICESE, Mexico
Irene Lake. CORDEX-IPOC, Sweden
Rosmeri Porfirio da Rocha. USP, Brazil
Tannecia Stephenson. The University of the West Indies, Jamaica

Contact email:
Local Organizer:

Marcos Andrade UMSA, Bolivia

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