The Abisko Polar Prediction School

The Abisko Polar Prediction School EARLY-CAREER SCIENTISTS Jonathan J. Day , Gunilla Sven SSon , ian M. Brook S, CeCilia Bitz , l ina Bro Man , Glenn Carver , Matthieu Chevallier , h el Ge Goe SSlinG , k er Stin h artunG , t ho Ma S JunG , Jennifer e. k ay , erik W. k ol Sta D, Don PeroviC h , Ja MeS SCreen , Ste Phan SieMen , an D f ili P v á nˇa MOTIVATION. Polar regions are experiencing rapid climate change—faster than elsewhere on Earth—with consequences for the weather and sea ice. This change is opening up new possibilities for businesses such as tourism, shipping, fisheries, and oil and gas extraction, but also bringing new risks to the delicate polar environments. Effective weather and climate prediction is essential to managing these risks; however, our ability to forecast polar environmental conditions over periods from days to decades ahead falls far behind our abilities in the midlatitudes. To meet the growing societal need for young scientists trained in this area, a Polar Prediction School (www .climate-cryosphere.org/wcrp/pcpi/meetings/abisko -pp-2016) for early-career scientists from around the Fi g . 1. Students helping to erect a mast on Lake Torneträsk. world http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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American Meteorological Society
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10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0119.1
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EARLY-CAREER SCIENTISTS Jonathan J. Day , Gunilla Sven SSon , ian M. Brook S, CeCilia Bitz , l ina Bro Man , Glenn Carver , Matthieu Chevallier , h el Ge Goe SSlinG , k er Stin h artunG , t ho Ma S JunG , Jennifer e. k ay , erik W. k ol Sta D, Don PeroviC h , Ja MeS SCreen , Ste Phan SieMen , an D f ili P v á nˇa MOTIVATION. Polar regions are experiencing rapid climate change—faster than elsewhere on Earth—with consequences for the weather and sea ice. This change is opening up new possibilities for businesses such as tourism, shipping, fisheries, and oil and gas extraction, but also bringing new risks to the delicate polar environments. Effective weather and climate prediction is essential to managing these risks; however, our ability to forecast polar environmental conditions over periods from days to decades ahead falls far behind our abilities in the midlatitudes. To meet the growing societal need for young scientists trained in this area, a Polar Prediction School (www .climate-cryosphere.org/wcrp/pcpi/meetings/abisko -pp-2016) for early-career scientists from around the Fi g . 1. Students helping to erect a mast on Lake Torneträsk. world

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Bulletin of the American Meteorological SocietyAmerican Meteorological Society

Published: Mar 1, 2017

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