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TitleThe utility of time series observations to assess the ecological and societal implications of climate change
Listing InstitutionAlfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research
Last Date to apply2014-07-10
Course DurationFrom: 2014-09-22  To: 2014-10-03
LocationBiologische Anstalt Helgoland (Alfred Wegener Institute)
DescriptionThe summer school will deal with different issues surrounding marine timeseries, their management and successful analysis/publication. We will discuss relevant methodologies from sample collection to lab analysis (including molecular) statistics. Importantly the summer school will also cover societal/political aspects such as the use of timeseries information in statutory monitoring programmes, their importance for defining policy needs to the valuation of ecosystem services
Instruction LanguageEnglish
Minimum Educational Requirement(students)BSc/Masters or equvalent
Application Documents RequirmentCompleted application form (can be downloaded from the summer school website) CV Motivation letter (A4)
Sponsors' AvailabilitySome funding is available to cover participants' travel expenses.
Contact InformationAlexandra Kraberg (Alexandra.Kraberg@awi.de) Priscilla Licandro (prli@sahfos.ac.uk)
Related Websiteshttp://www.awi.de/de/forschung/long_term_observations/awi_sahfos_summer_school/
Keywordsmarine timeseries, methodologies, statistics, modelling, data management, climate change

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