7th International NCCR Climate Summer School
"Key challenges in climate variability and change"
31 August – 5 September 2008, Centro Stefano Franscini, Monte Veritŗ, Ticino, Switzerland
The topics covered at the NCCR Climate Summer School 2008 included:
- pertinent aspects of climate physics
- climate phenomena and processes from seasonal to centennial time ranges
- assessment of predictability, and approaches to prediction and operational tools
- associated impacts of climate change on society and economy's vulnerability
The Summer School invited young researchers from all fields of climate and climate impact research. The courses covered a broad spectrum of climate impact research issues and foster cross-disciplinary links. Each topic included keynote plenary lectures and workshops with in-depth discussion in smaller groups. All Summer School participants presented a poster of their research and there was ample opportunity for discussion. An excursion lead to exciting research sites.