[asa] Fwd: Conference: early career symposium on climate change and impacts

From: Ted Davis <TDavis@messiah.edu>
Date: Tue Mar 27 2007 - 12:24:37 EDT

This might be of interest to some on this list. Certainly it relates to
recent conversations.


>>> "Carsten Timmermann (h-sci-med-tech)" <smtedit@MAIL.H-NET.MSU.EDU>
03/27/07 11:52 AM >>>
[This interdisciplinary symposium may be of interest to some list members]

From: Susan Weiler <weilercs@whitman.edu
Date: March 26, 2007 10:38:20 AM PDT

Dear all,

I hope you will pass this on to any colleagues who might be
interested. The eligibility window is PhD completed April 1, 2004 -
March 31, 2007.

Cheers, Sue

                            Please distribute as widely as possible

                       Interdisciplinary, Early-Career Symposium on
                                     Climate Change and Impacts

DISCCRS (pronounced "discourse") is an interdisciplinary initiative
for recent Ph.D. graduates conducting research related to climate
change and its impacts. The goal is to broaden research interests
and establish a collegial peer network extending across the
ENGINEERING and other disciplines related to climate change and its
impacts. The initiative includes a public webpage, electronic
newsletter, and annual symposia funded through 2008.

                              DISCCRS III Symposium
                                September 10 - 17, 2007
                                        Hawai'i Island

                                 Application Deadline
                                       April 30, 2007

Expenses: Airfare and on-site expenses are provided through NSF
grant EAR-0435728 to Whitman College.

Eligibility: Ph.D. requirements related to climate change and
impacts. Recent Ph.D. graduates from all disciplines and countries
are invited to join the DISCCRS network and apply to be a DISCCRS
symposium scholar.

Thirty-six applicants will be selected by an interdisciplinary
committee of research scientists. During the week participants will
provide oral and poster presentations in plenary format, hone
interdisciplinary communication and team skills, and discuss
emerging research, societal and professional issues with each other
and with established researchers invited to serve as mentors.
Mentors for DISCCRS III are:
Kenneth H. Broad
Charles Kolstad
Susanne Moser
Terry L. Root
Stephen H. Schneider


C. Susan Weiler, Ph.D.
Office for Earth System Studies Tel: 509-527-5948
Whitman College Fax: 509-527-5961
Walla Walla, WA 99362
Programs for Recent PhDs:
Resources for early career development:
DIALOG symposia for aquatic-science researchers:
DISCCRS symposia for climate-change researchers:
NGPR Symposium for IPY researchers:

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