10th International NCCR Climate Summer School
"Climate Change, Extremes and Ecosystem Services"
4 – 9 September 2011, Grindelwald, Switzerland
The topics covered at the NCCR Climate Summer School 2011 included:
- Ecological implications of climate change and weather extremes
- Ecosystem services and climate change: forests, grasslands and croplands
- Food security: coping with climate change in agriculture
- Global land and water use in a changing climate
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.