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[Met-jobs] Volcanic Ash Forecasting PhD Fellowship - NUI Galway, Ireland

From "O'Dowd, Colin" <colin.odowd@nuigalway.ie>
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Date Thu, 30 Jun 2011 01:44:07 +0100

Please find attached an advertisement for a PhD opportunity in Volcanic Ash Cloud forecasting.  Full PDF advert as attachment, Text version below.

 

Science Foundation Ireland Ph.D. Fellowship

Volcanic Ash Cloud Forecasting & Long-Term Risk Assessment

 

School of Physics  (www.nuigalway.ie/physics) &

Centre for Climate and Air Pollution Studies (www.macehead.org)

National University of Ireland Galway

Galway, Ireland

 

 

 

Left: The Eyjafjallajökull Icelandic Volcano Eruption, May 2010. 

 

 

Right: Output of the NUIG Eyjafjallajökull Ash dispersion forecast model.

 

Project Objectives:

§         Improve the operationality and quality of volcanic ash forecasting in Europe.

§         Assess long term risk associated with potential continuous Icelandic volcanic eruptions.

Project/Fellowship Duration:

          4 Years.

Stipend plus Fees:

Up to €23,500 per year for four years.

Collaborators:

          Irish Centre for High End Computing. (www.ichec.ie)

Start Date:

          Preferably September 2011.

Contact:

Inquiries to Professor Colin O’Dowd:                    colin.odowd@nuigalway.ie

Applications (CVs) to:                                      Yvonne.barrett@nuigalway.ie

Closing date 15th August 2011.

Requirements:

          Essential: Physics/Maths/Eng/Computing background – BSc (Hons) or MSc level.

          Desirable: Experience in climate and/or aerosol physics modelling and/or data analysis.

 

 

Professor Colin O’Dowd

School of Physics

 

Centre for Climate & Air Pollution Studies (Director)

 

 

National University of Ireland Galway, University Road, Galway, Ireland

 

Tel: +353-91-49-3306

 

colin.odowd@nuigalway.ie

www.nuigalway.ie/c-caps

www.macehead.org

 

 

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