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Climate Services training: application of climate data in policy and planning

last modified Sep 08, 2015 02:46 PM
The course aims at training consultants using global and regional climate model data and providers of climate data on their application in different decision making contexts.
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IS-ENES
ENES
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Mar 18, 2015 11:00 AM to Mar 20, 2015 12:30 PM (Europe/Vienna / UTC100)
Where
Wageningen (Netherlands)
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+31 - (0)317 - 481786
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The three day training will have an interactive character with dialogues between providers and users on real life decision making contexts.  The exchanges will be based on case studies provided by participating consultants and specialists. 

Preparation: Participants will be invited to prepare a case study based in their own working environment and to bring relevant information on context and data needs to the master class. Participants should also bring their own laptop.

Topics:

  • Articulation of information needs for sectors (energy, water management, agriculture, insurances, infrastructures)
  • Rules for access for commercial use of CMIP5 and CORDEX data
  • Use of CORDEX and CMIP5 data in case studies
  • Model, scenario and data uncertainties
  • Use of meta data
  • Use of post processing tools  (statistical analysis, bias correction…)
  • Visualisation of data
  • Mapping and plotting of data
  • Reflection on ethical issues related to the case studies

 

Costs: Participation and stay €500, including two nights, all meals and refreshments as well as course material. Participants need to cover their own travel expenses. Overnight: a block reservation has been made in Hotel “Hof van Wageningen”

Click here for the course's brochure. 

This training event, developed within the framework of IS-ENES2, has been jointly organised with Climate-KIC in cooperation with the European project CLIPC.