TU Delft Climate Institute Summer School 2014

"Sea-Level Change: Observations and Processes"

Event Type: Field Training and Schools


24 August 2014 to 31 August 2014

Where: Delft, The Netherlands

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Goal: This Summer School will provide a group of 30 Ph.D. students and junior scientists specializing in sea level research with a basis in knowledge, understanding and tools for the study of global and regional sea level change and its variability.

Scope: This Summer School will cover a wide range of physical processes contributing to sea level change. The main focus is on sea level observations by tide gauges, satellite missions, GPS and their use in scientific research.

Lecturers: Peter Clarke (Newcastle University), Eric Leuliette (NOAA), John Moore (Beijing Normal University and University of Lapland), Remko Scharroo (EUMETSAT), Philip Woodworth (NOC), Caroline Katsman (KNMI), Roderik van de Wal (IMAU-UU), Bert Vermeersen (NIOZ and TUD), Miren Vizcaino (TUD), the NEMO Team (Ronald Brouwer, Matthieu de Schipper, Sierd de Vries, Jaap van Thiel de Vries, - TUD), Svetlana Jevrejeva (NOC, convenor) and Riccardo Riva (TUD, convenor).

Practical information:
The school is open to PhD students and junior post-doc researchers working on related subjects. The registration fee is EUR 200 and includes full board, excursion and course material. Housing is available at a rate of EUR 350 for the whole week.

To register, please send an e-mail to SeaLevel-SummerSchool-CiTG [at] tudelft.nl before 15 May 2014. Your application should include a PDF document containing a statement why you want to participate in this course, your affiliation and name of supervisor, a description of your research project (~200 words) and a curriculum vitae. After this date you will receive notification whether your application has been accepted and instructions about how to wire the registration fee, which needs to be received before arrival in Delft.

Housing for non-local participants is in the campus hotel and will be charged directly to the guests upon arrival in Delft. Accommodation is in shared twin rooms: if you wish to share a room with somebody specific, please make this known upon registration.