LINC will host Conference on Complex Networks and Climate Variability

Conference on Complex Networks and Climate Variability
Mercure Hotel Wien City, Vienna, Austria
April 11-12, 2015.
Organized by Learning about Interacting Networks in Climate (LINC)

The complex network paradigm is a fruitful tool for understanding complex systems in various areas of science. Over the last years, the research field of Climate Networks (i.e., the application of complex network tools to climate science) has produced many novel results that have improved our understanding of complex climate phenomena. These range from predicting the El Nino/Southern Oscillation, seasonal changes in the monsoon regions, early warning indicators of climate transitions and descriptions of ocean circulation coherence. In addition, many new tools and theoretical results have been generated which facilitate the network analysis and the interpretation of the results as applied to climate data.

During the conference we will discuss recent progress on Climate Networks and analyze the most promising directions of future research.

The conference is organized by the LINC project (climatelinc.eu) and is open to all researchers interested in climate phenomena, networks and complex systems. The conference will include invited talks, contributed talks and a poster session. It will take place April 11-12, 2015, just before the European Geosciences Union (EGU) 2015 General Assembly.

Venue:
Hotel Mercure Wien City
Hollandstrasse 3
1020 VIENNA - AUSTRIA
Vienna is a wonderful city, with many cultural attractions, magnificent palaces and churches, and a world-class cuisine. It is connected by direct flights to many EU capitals and the major US airports. We strongly recommend that you make hotel arrangements well in advance as the conference will be just before the EGU 2015 General Assembly.

Important Deadlines:
Abstract submission deadline: February 15, 2015
Communication of acceptance: February 22, 2015
Deadline for hotel reservation to take advantage of the special discounted hotel rate for the conference attendees: March 1st, 2015
Registration deadline: March 31, 2015

Organizers:
Marcelo Barreiro (Universidad de la Republica, Montevideo, Uruguay)
Henk A. Dijkstra (Utrecht Univeristy, The Netherlands)
Emilio Hernandez-GarcÌa (IFISC, CSIC-University of the Balearic Islands, Spain)
Cristina Masoller (Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain)

For more information: finalconference.climatelinc.eu/

 

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