Mini-symposium and short training course on

New Advances in Land Carbon Cycle Modeling

May 19-26, 2018, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, USA

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Who should attend?

Modelers who want to gain simplicity in coding, diagnostic capability, and computational efficiency for your carbon cycle models

Students, post-docs and young scientists who want to learn carbon cycle modeling with CLM

What are you going to learn?

New theory on land carbon storage dynamics

Matrix representations of land carbon, nitrogen, and phosphorus cycles

A unified diagnostic system for full understanding of uncertainty sources

Carbon cycle data assimilation system for both flux- and pool-based data

Semi-analytic spin-up for computational efficiency

Who are going to teach?

Anders Ahlstrom, Stanford University, USA

Yizhao chen, NFU, China

Philippe Ciais, LSCE, France

Zhenggang Du, Northern Arizona University, USA

Yuanyuan Huang, LSCE, France

Debbie Huntzinger, Northern Arizona University, USA

Lifen Jiang, Northern Arizona University, USA

Charlie Koven, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA

David Lawrence, National Center for Atmosphere Research, USA

Hank Leoscher, NEON, USA

Chris Lu, Northern Arizona University, USA

Yiqi Luo, Northern Arizona University, USA

Markus Muller, MPI-BGC, Germany

Kiona Ogle, Northern Arizona University, USA

Jim Randerson, UC Irvine, USA

Zheng Shi, University of Oklahoma, USA

Carlos Sierra, MPI-BGC, Germany

Yingping Wang, CSIRO, Australia

Jianyang Xia, ECNU, China

Sha Zhou, Columbia University, USA

Where and When?

Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, USA

May 19-26, 2018. Arriving on May 19 and leaving on May 27. Classes on May 20-26 except May 23 for hiking

What funs may you have?

Hiking in Grand Canyon; Mixing with top scientists in the fields; Networking with fellow attendees

What is the cost?

Self-paid traveling and lodging plus registration fee of $100 for the mini-symposium and

$750 for both symposium and training course.

Fee will cover coffee, lunch, local transportation, rental of meeting rooms, and others.

How to apply?

Send your application, using form to Dr. Lifen Jiang,, by February 1, 2018.

We will select up to 30 applicants by February 15, 2018 to attend the training course.

Past Events

2012. DOE Workshop: Strategies to Promote Integrated Experiment-Model Approaches to Terrestrial Ecosystem Study

RCN FORECAST Conference 2012: Promoting New Perspectives on Data Assimilation in Global Change Science. 9-11 October, Woods Hole, MA