General Schedule#

2024 course will run July 15-26, 2024#

Course Overview#

The course will begin with Opening Ceremonies on Sunday, July 9th

  • 7:00 am UTC

  • 3:00 pm UTC

Course Schedule for Timezones 2 & 5#

Course Schedule - Timezones 2 & 5
Week 1 W1D1 W1D2 W1D3 W1D4 W1D5
Curriculum

(5 hours)

Climate System Overview Ocean-Atmosphere Reanalysis Remote Sensing Paleoclimate Climate Modeling
Projects & Professional Development

(3 hours)

Session 1

Tutorial on good research Practices

Session 2

Guided data exploration

Session 3

Literature review & question formulation

Session 4

Proposal writing, swaps & submission

Session 5

Drafting the analyses & task allocation

Mentor Meeting
Week 2 W2D1 W2D2 W2D3 W2D4 W2D5
Curriculum

(5 hours)

IPCC I:

Physical Basis

Project Day IPCC II & III:

Socioeconomic Basis

Extremes & Vulnerability Adaptation & Impact
Projects & Professional Development

(3 hours)

Session 6

Implementation

Session 7

Implementation

Session 8

Implementation & result interpretation

Session 9

Presentation preparation & project submission

Presentations

Closing ceremony

Impact Talk:

Pick one of the four!

Mentor Meeting

Course Schedule for Timezones 1, 3 & 4#

Course Schedule - Timezones 1, 3 & 4
Week 1 W1D1 W1D2 W1D3 W1D4 W1D5
Projects & Professional Development

(3 hours)

No project time Session 1

Tutorial on good research Practices

Session 2

Guided data exploration

Session 3

Literature review & question formulation

Session 4

Proposal writing, swaps & submission

Mentor Meeting
Curriculum

(5 hours)

Climate System Overview Ocean-Atmosphere Reanalysis Remote Sensing Paleoclimate Climate Modeling
Week 2 W2D1 W2D2 W2D3 W2D4 W2D5
Projects & Professional Development

(3 hours)

Session 5

Drafting the analyses & task allocation

Session 6

Implementation

Session 7

Implementation

Session 8

Implementation & result interpretation

Session 9

Presentation preparation & project submission

Impact Talk:

Pick one of the four!

Mentor Meeting
Curriculum

(5 hours)

IPCC I:

Physical Basis

Project Day IPCC II & III:

Socioeconomic Basis

Extremes & Vulnerability Adaptation & Impact
Presentations

Closing ceremony

Daily Schedule#

These schedules refer to the time spent working on the course curriculum (5 hours each day).

Curriculum Schedule#

All days (except W1D1 and W2D2) will follow this schedule for course time:

Time (Hour) Component
-0:30-0:00 Keynote speaker
0:00-0:15* Pod discussion I
0:15-1:35 Tutorials I
1:35-2:35 Big break
2:35-4:15 Tutorials II
4:15-4:25 Pod discussion II
4:25-4:30 Reflections

*Note that the synchronous coursework session starts at 0:00 with the first pod discussion.

W1D1: The synchronous coursework session starts at -0:30 with 30 minutes for pod introductions. Students should watch the keynote lecture beforehand.

W2D2: Following a keynote lecture in its usual slot, 0:00-3:30 will be spent working on the group project. You can find more information about this day in the Daily Guide for Projects.

Project Schedule#

In addition to curriculum time, each day will have 3 hours of project time. Check the time slot widget to see when project time is scheduled for your slot.

On W2D2 you will additionally be working on your group projects during the time usually allocated for tutorials.

Professional Development Schedule#

A series of professional development events (viewing and discussing four Impact Talks and two meetings with mentors) will take place during the 3-hour project time. Check the time slot widget to see when project time is scheduled for your slot.

  • Impact talk and discussion will take place during the Project Sessions on W2D1.

  • Mentor meetings will happen on W1D3 and W2D3 (Wednesdays) during the Project Sessions.

W2D5: Final Day of the Course#

Time (Hour) Component
-4:00-(-1:00) Projects (slots 1/3/4)
-0:30-0:00 Keynote speaker
0:00-0:15* Pod discussion I
0:15-1:35 Tutorials I
1:35-2:35 Big break
2:35-4:15 Tutorials II
4:15-4:25 Pod discussion II
4:25-4:30 Reflections
4:30-4:45* Short break
4:45-5:15* Course feedback survey
5:15-6:15* Project presentations (all slots)
6:15-6:30* Pod farewell

*Note that these events take place after the normal coursework time for slots 1/3/4.

Course feedback survey: We will have a course completion survey for both students and teaching assistants. The link will be shared on discord. Please fill it out during this time! Completion of the final survey is required to access your certificate in the Portal.

Pod farewell: This is just a chance for your pod to say goodbye to each other. No structure imposed here!

Closing Ceremony / Graduation: We will do this all together on Zoom.