CEN Information on News and Events #5/2018


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News and Events

KlimaCampus Colloquium on Thursdays at 3:15 pm:

15 November 2018
Nicola Maher and Jochem Marotzke invite Erich Fischer from the Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Science, ETH Zürich. He will give a talk titled “A plethora of noise: Quantifying changes in extremes in the presence of large internal variability”.
Venue: Bundesstrasse 53, room 022/023 (ground floor), 20146 Hamburg
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Colloquium of the German Meteorological Society

The Germen Meteorological Society hosts its next Colloquium on Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 16:00h. There will be several talks on the topic amateur meteorology in Germany.
Venue: Deutscher Wetterdienst, Seewetteramt, Bernhard-Nocht-Straße 76, R. 108
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Open Positions

Head of Department @ Helmholtz Coastal Data Center (Geesthacht): Data Management

The Helmholtz Coastal Data Center is looking to hire a new head of the data management department. The main task is to build and develop the new department for scientific data management. This includes strategic planning of scientific infrastructures, and merging of existing structures such as COSYNA, coastMap and coastDAT. Applicants should ideally have completed a PhD in computer science or related fields.
Deadline: 20 November 2018
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Science Officer @ IPCC Technical Support Unit (Saint Aubin, France)

Working Group I of the IPCC is filling the position of Science Officer for the WGI contribution to the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report (AR6). The Science Officer will be part of the Technical Support Unit Science Team, advising on the assessment and consistent treatment of climate science topics within the report and in relation to the wider AR6 assessment. Your primary area of responsiblity is the development of long-term curation of open source software for figures and data used within the WGI AR6. Requirements for applicants include, among others: PhD in climate or related science or digital humanities, and proficiency in open source and proprietary coding environments, such as Python, R or Matlab.
Deadline: 15 December 2018
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