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Swiss Climate Summer School 2017

The Swiss Climate Summer School 2017 covers a broad spectrum of climate and climate impact research and fosters cross-disciplinary links. Each topic includes keynote plenary lectures and workshops with in-depth discussion in smaller groups. Topics covered include:
– What observational methodologies provide high-resolution data?
– How suitable are current global and regional climate models for high-resolution application?
– What is the role of high resolution in representing extreme events such as heat waves, droughts, wind storms and floods?
– How can we exploit the highly parallel and heterogeneous hardware architectures of emerging generations of high-performance supercomputers?
– How can high-resolution information be used to inform decision processes in the context of a changing climate?