2007 Summer Course on Mesoscale Meteorology and Predictability

2007 Summer Course on Mesoscale Meteorology and Predictability 19-29 August 2007
University of Helsinki Hyytiälä Forestry Field Station, Finland

Invited Lecturers (as of 26 March 2007):
Dr. George Bryan (National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA),
Convection and Convective Systems
Prof. Roger Smith (University of Munich, Germany), Frontal Theory and
Dr. David Stensrud (NOAA/National Severe Storms Laboratory, USA),
Mesoscale Numerical Weather Prediction and Predictability
Prof. David Whiteman (University of Utah, USA), Orographic
Circulations and Stable Boundary Layers

Sponsored by the Finnish Meteorological Institute and the Division ofAtmospheric Sciences, University of Helsinki

The course fee is approximately 700 EUR and includes the course programme, transfers between Helsinki and Hyytiälä, accommodation in a double room, and all meals (breakfast, lunch, afternoon coffee, dinner). There is no fee for students belonging to FMI or one of the institutes in the Biosphere-Carbon-Aerosol-Cloud-Climate Interactions
(CBACCI) and Atmosphere-Biosphere Studies (ABS) networks.

To apply, send your CV, a one-page essay on how attending this course will benefit your education/career, and an abstract of your thesis research, and whether/how you will be paying the course fee to <[email protected]>.  Application deadline is 15 May 2007.  Due to space limitations, only 30 students will be accepted into the course.

Updated information about the course will appear on the course web
site: http://www.physics.helsinki.fi/courses/s/mesmet

Course Organizer:  Prof. David Schultz, Professor, Experimental
Meteorology, Division of Atmospheric Sciences, Department of Physical Sciences, University of Helsinki and Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, Finland, [email protected]