The Advanced Climate Dynamics Courses (ACDC) are a series of yearly summer/winter schools coordinated by the Norwegian Research School in Climate Dynamics (ResClim) and is a part of the partnership in climate between the Bjerknes Centre in Bergen, University of Washington in Seattle, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, USA.


For an introduction to the schools and the concept of ACDC please watch the video from our school on Greenland in 2014.

ACDC 2015

Topic: Climate and Volcanism

Date: August, 2015 (dates to be confirmed)

Location: Iceland


Target: Advanced PhD candidates and early career scientists.

Goal: To mix students and lecturers with empirical/proxy and dynamical training within climate science and focus on understanding the basic principles and dynamics behind changes to volcanism and its link to climate in the past, present and future.

Confirmed lecturers: Peter Huybers (Harvard), Annica Ekman (Stockholm University), Øyvind Paasche (UiB), Kerim H. Nisancioglu (UiB), Patrick Heimbach (MIT), David Battisti (University of Washington), Jake Gebbie (WHOI), Tore Furevik (UiB).

To be confirmed: Kristin Krüger (University of Oslo)


More information will follow. Application will open in January 2015 with dealine 1st of March, 2015


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