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Conferences, Symposia, Calls for Papers, Online Courses, and Seminars

Building Energy Conference and Trade Show for Energy Efficiency and Green Building Professionals. Hosted by the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association. More information here. Event is on October 15, 2015 at TKP New York Conference Center at 109 West 39th Street, New York, NY 10018


NJ Department of Environmental Protection’s Ozone Transportation Commission Meeting: June 3 and 4, 2015, Princeton, NJ. Posters on current issues in air quality being sought from senior-level undergraduate or graduate work. Submit abstracts by April 10, 2015 of no more than 250 words of your thesis results to christine.schell (at) dep.nj.gov.


GIS Tutorial for Atmospheric Sciences for basic GIS fundamentals using weather and climate data. Free or download after you register on the course site. Sponsored by UNC Asheville’s National Environmental Modeling and Analysis Center and the National Center for Atmospheric Research. For more information click here.


The Deep Carbon Observatory (DCO) is hosting its second Early Career Scientist Workshop at the Centro De Vulcanologia e Avaliação de Riscos Geológicos, University of the Azores, São Miguel (Portugal). It takes place August 31 – September5, 2015. The workshop will bring together the next generation of researchers active in deep carbon studies from around the world. Applications are encouraged from senior graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, fellows, and newly appointed assistant professors working on all aspect of carbon science Visit the DCO website for details.


The website, MOOC-List provides a list of free online courses on climate change here.


Introduction to Sustainable Development course through Coursera and Columbia University. Course is ongoing and is free and open to all. Click here to take the course.


2015 Summer Specialty Conference; Climate Change Adaptation. Climate Change and Water Resources: We know the issues - what do we do about them? American Water Resources Association. June 15-17, 2015, New Orleans. Abstracts due February 13, 2015. More information here.


Payment for Ecosystem Services: Putting Theory into Practice in Costa  Rica May 25-June 8, 2015.This 2 week, 2 credit advanced graduate level course through the Organization for Tropical Studies will consider the design, implementation, and  evaluation of payments for ecosystem services (PES). The priority deadline is February 3, 2015 and the applications are accepted on a rolling basis after that. For more information click and scroll.


Monitoring Tropical Forest Dynamics in a Changing Climate. This course geared towards early graduate students through the Organization for Tropical Studies will incorporate interactive lectures, field practicums, discussion, and R programming to give students knowledge and hands-on experience in the following diverse topics pertaining to tropical forests in a changing climate: impacts, adaptation, mitigation, monitoring, assessment, and political and social context. More details about registration and deadlines will be available soon here. Click and scroll to find the course.


Turn Down the Heat: Why a 4°C Warmer World Must be Avoided offered through The World Bank and Coursera. The course starts in March 2015 and is free. To register, click here.


Training session: Climate Science Communication led by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and co-sponsored by the Northeast Climate Science Center and USDA Northeast Climate Hub. Location: University of Massachusetts Amherst June 15th 2015. For more information about the training session, click here. Register by May 27th 2015 here.


Conference and tours July 2015 in the Finger Lakes Region of New York State. More information available here.

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