Call for Applications: APEC Climate Center Training Program 2015

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Call for Applications: APEC Climate Center Training Program 2015

The APEC Climate Center (APCC), located in Busan, South Korea, is inviting applications for 1-week training program on Generation of Regional Climate Data derived from Statistical Downscaling Techniques. The program aims to enhance climate change prediction skills by building in-depth understanding of statistical downscaling.

Participants who complete the training program will receive a certificate of completion. The program will be taught by a highly qualified and diverse team of scientists.

Period: December 7 – 12, 2015

Location: APCC, Busan, Korea


  • Current Status of Statistical Downscaling and its applications
  • ​Hands-on Sessions on R tool, Weather Generator, Quantile Mapping, Data Analysis

Financial Support: Airfare, accommodation and per-diem will be supported by APCC.

Target Applicants: Scientists, researchers, and meteorologists from National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHSs) in developing countries, preferably APEC economies, ASEAN, Pacific Island Countries working in climate science or a climate-related field.

Deadline of submission: 9 October (Friday), 2015 by 18:00 (Korean standard time)

Submit applications to:

Ms. Jiyoon Lee

APEC Climate Center, External Affairs Department
12 Centum 7-ro, Haeundae-gu, Busan, 48058, Republic of Korea
E-mail: [email protected]

Click here for more details.