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Earth system variability through time

The next International Swiss Climate Summer School will take place in Grindelwald from 26 to 31 August 2018. It will focus on the theme Earth system variability through time”; this theme has been chosen due to its paramount importance in terms of both scientific challenges and pressing societal concerns. Always with a focus on processes, observations and modeling, the specific topics include: Earth system variability and climate change on glacial-interglacial cycles; climate change forcings and feedbacks: past, present, future; the +2°C world and beyond; tipping points, rapid changes and extreme events. Deadline for application: 10 January 2018.

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Hubertus Fischer awarded Hans Oeschger Medal

27 October 2017

Hubertus Fischer of the OCCR group Past Climate and Biogeochemical Studies on Ice Cores has been awarded the Hans Oeschger Medal of the European Geosciences Union (EGU). This medal has been established in recognition of the scientific work of Hans Oeschger. It is reserved for scientists for their outstanding achievements in ice research and/or short term climatic changes. With its awards, the EGU recognises every year eminent scientists in the earth, planetary and space sciences, and identifies the awardees as role models for the next generation of early career scientists.


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