ACDC 2015

Topic: Climate and Volcanism

Date: August 23rd - September 4th, 2015

Location: Heradskolinn on Iceland (a former boarding school Laugarvatn)


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), Trude Storelvmo (Yale), Ilona Riipinen (SU), Kirstin Krüger (UiO), Charlie Langmuir (Harvard), Bjarte Hannisdal (UiB), Haflidi Haflidasson (UiB), John MacLennan (Cambridge), Kerim H. Nisancioglu (UiB), Patrick Heimbach (UTA/MIT), David Battisti (University of Washington), Jake Gebbie (WHOI), Tore Furevik (UiB), Øyvind Paasche (UiB)


Applications: Application deadline was 21st of March and we aim to send notifications by mid April.


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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 (at the top of this page).

Organizational committe: 

Kerim Hestnes Nisancioglu (UiB/Bjerknes)

Tore Furevik (UiB/Bjerknes)

David Battisti (UWashington)

Patrick Heimbach (MIT/UTexas)

Jake Gebbie (WHOI)

Partners in the summer school:

UMass Amherst

Memorial University Newfoundland