“Integrated Modelling of
and Chemical Transport Processes /
Impact of Chemical Weather on
Weather Prediction and Climate Modelling”
Odessa, Ukraine, 3-9 July 2011
Exercise AEROSOL (pdf)
Exercise URBAN (pdf)
Exercise COASTAL (pdf)
Exercise SURFEX-TEB (pdf)
Exercise CHEMISTRY (pdf)
webpage at Odessa State Environmental University
2nd information letter (pdf)
Information Letter (01.03.2011)
The MUSCATEN (Towards Multi-Scale
Modelling of the Atmospheric Environment) networking project announces
the 2nd young scientist summer school (YSSS) on topics
of integrated modelling of meteorological and chemical transport
to understand the impact of chemical weather on numerical weather
and climate modelling.
The aim of this event is to join young scientists and researches from
the numerical weather prediction and air quality communities,
University/ Academia system in order to elaborate, outline, discuss and
on the best strategy and practice for further research, developments
of the integrated modelling of both meteorological and chemical
processes into the numerical weather prediction modelling systems, and
in particular, the Enviro-HIRLAM/ HARMONIE modelling system. The main
on multi-scale models applied for chemical weather forecasting and
mechanisms between meteorological and atmospheric pollution processes.
The school is arranged in the framework of cooperation with:
The school will take place in the city of Odessa (Ukraine) at the premises of
the Odessa State Environmental University (OSEU) from 3 till 9 July 2011. The
local organizer and host is
the OSEU .
- the HIRLAM consortia
(on research and development of the Environment -
HIgh Resolution Limited Area Model, Enviro-HIRLAM);
- COST Action ES1004 – “EuMetChem: European framework for
online integrated air quality and meteorology modelling”;
- FP7 EC MEGAPOLI
- Megacities: Emissions, urban, regional and Global Atmospheric
POLlution and climate effects, and Integrated tools for assessment and
- Danish Centre for Energy, Environment and Health;
- OSEU - Odessa State Environmental University;
- EU TEMPUS project QualiMet; and
- FP7 EU PBL-PMES “Atmospheric Planetary
Boundary Layers: Physics, Modelling and Role in Earth System” http://pbl-pmes.fmi.fi.
Organizers of the summer school welcome all interested participants
from countries and associated members of the HIRLAM
consortia (http://www.hirlam.org) and University/ Academia system of any country.
Young Scientist Summer School, YSSS-2011 (3-9 July 2011)
During the summer school the main lecture topics will include general
to aspects of meteorological modelling (numerical weather prediction
and physics, numerics, advection, land-use, radiation, clouds,
urbanization); off-line vs. on-line atmospheric chemical transport
possible feedbacks, direct and indirect effects, and their impact from
ACT on short- and long-term/-range
atmospheric circulation models; etc.
The YSSS-2011 school programme (i.e. list of
scheduled lectures and topics of practical exercises) is
available at the MUSCATEN
website. You may also see materials/ examples
1st YSSS-2008 summer school (Jul 2008; Zelenogorsk, Russia) organized
by the Nordic Network on Fine-scale Atmospheric Modelling, NetFAM (http://netfam.fmi.fi).
The summer school will start on Sunday, 3 Jul 2008 and last during a
school includes lectures (from 9.00 till 15.00) and practical exercises
15.00 till 18.00+) as small scale research projects continuing during
the full week. The exercises will be arranged within groups/ teams of
students (3-5 persons).
At the last day of the school (Saturday, 9 Jul 2011) students will
jointly present results of the completed research projects
to audience/ colleagues.
The YSSS diploma will be officially issued to all students whom have
the full programme/ lectures of the school, completed practical
exercises and successfully defended their short-term research projects.
On Saturday 2 Jul 2011, arrived YSSS participants (students and lectors) will be accommodated
by the host/ OSEU.
Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) and coffee/ tea (twice a day) breaks will be served daily
starting from Sunday, 3 Jul 2011 till Saturday, 9 Jul 2011.
The Ice-Breaking Party is planned on evening of Sunday, 3 Jul 2011.
The Poster Presentations (showing recently completed or on-going research/ thesis at home
institution) will be given by students during special 2 hour poster session (note, all posters should
be displayed from the 1st day of the school) on Monday, 4 Jul 2011.
The Odessa city excursion (in evening time) will be arranged for the YSSS participants on
Tuesday, 5 Jul 2011.
The Official Final Dinner is planned on evening of Friday, 8 Jul 2011.
The departure days are Saturday, 9 Jul 2011 (starting 2nd part of the day) and Sunday, 10 Jul
Participation and Deadlines
In order to participate in the YSSS-2011 School, please, download and
fill out the summer school
form (including motivation letter, CV/ resume, and list of recent
presentations/ publications) and send as attachment
files by e-mail to Alexander Mahura, DMI (firstname.lastname@example.org) till deadline: 31
March 2011. Note, all received applications from candidates will be
evaluated after deadline by the responsible organizers (DMI and OSEU
representatives) of the school and all accepted participants will be
informed by e-mail in the beginning of April 2011.
There is no registration fee for the summer school and
The working language of the summer school is English.
Information about visa requirements will be distributed by the OSEU Department of
International Relations for only approved participants of
Note, the limited support for travel expenses (including travel,
accommodation, and meals) is available for the MUSCATEN Baltic and
Nordic countries participants (see MUSCATEN
web-site for the list of institutions from these countries).
International organizing committee:
Alexander Baklanov (Chairman) and Alexander Mahura (Danish Meteorological Institute, DMI;
Sergey Stepanenko (Co-chairman), Sergey Ivanov, and Julia
(Odessa State Environmental University, OSEU - http://www.odeku.edu.ua);
Rein Room and Marko Kaasik (University of Tartu; MUSCATEN - http://muscaten.ut.ee);
Sergej Zilitinkevich (University of Helsinki, UH -
Michael Gauss (Norwegian Meteorological Institute, Met.no - http://met.no);
Sergey Smyshlyaev and Eduard Podgaiskiy
State Hydrometeorological University, RSHU
(Tver State University, TSU
Eigil Kaas (University of Copenhagen, UoC -
Laura Rontu (Finnish Meteorological
Institute, FMI – http://www.fmi.fi);
Jeanette Onvlee and Sander Tjim (Koninklijk Nederlands Meteorologisch
KNMI - http://www.knmi.nl).
Host/ OSEU local organizing committee:
Sergey Stepanenko (rector at ogmi.farlep.odessa.ua) - OSEU Local Committee
Sergey Ivanov (svvivo at te.net.ua) - School organizer from OSEU
Julia Palamarchuk (j_pal at ukr.net) - Assistant to school organizer (school
programme, practical exercises and lectures)
Inna Khomenko (innchom at mail.ru) - Assistant to school organizer (school
programme, poster session and publications)
Oleg Shabliy (oleg.shabliy at gmail.com) - Visa, invitation and travel
information (contact with the OSEU International Relations Office)
Maria Krachkovskaya (social at ogmi.farlep.odessa.ua) - Accommodation information