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[Met-jobs] MSc in Climate Change Science and Policy at Bristol, UK

From D J Lunt <D.J.Lunt@bristol.ac.uk>
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Date Fri, 20 Mar 2015 17:22:11 +0000

Dear all,
This is to inform you of an MSc degree available at the University of
Bristol, UK: Climate Change Science and Policy.

The curriculum is aimed at talented graduates seeking to enter, or upgrade their expertise in, the fields of climate change science, policy and analysis. The programme is provided by Geographical Sciences, one of Bristol's leading Science departments, with world-class research groups in four key areas of the science:
*) Climate change science and its links to policy and policymakers
*) Modelling of the Earth System, from simple box models to complex climate models
*) Remote Sensing of the environment and GIS
*) Understanding past climate change and making predictions of future change

The Geography department at Bristol, which runs the MSc course, has just been officially rated the top Geography department in the UK for its research.
This passion an excellence in research feeds into our teaching in the MSc, and you will be part of this strong research culture as you carry out your dissertations:
http://www.bris.ac.uk/geography/news/2014/outputurl-147247-en.html
http://results.ref.ac.uk/Results/ByUoa/17

Bristol is the European Green Capital 2015 - this means that when you arrive Bristol will be buzzing with environmental initiatives and events - and the plan is that many these will continue into 2016 and beyond:
https://www.bristol2015.co.uk/

If you are wondering what climate scientists at Bristol get up to in their spare time, see here:
http://www.bristol.ac.uk/news/2013/10013.html

Details of the course, starting September 2015, including instructions on how
to apply, are available from this webpage:
<http://www.bristol.ac.uk/cabot/postgrad/msc-ccsp.html>
or the online prospectus:
<http://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/2015/sci/msc-climate-change-science-policy>

Dan Lunt
Program Director, MSc in Climate Change Science and Policy


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Dan Lunt                                  Tel: +44 (0) 117 33 17483
Professor of Climate Science  
http://www.bristol.ac.uk/geography/people/dan-j-lunt
School of Geographical Sciences
University of Bristol               d.j.lunt@bristol.ac.uk
University Road                     http://www.bridge.bris.ac.uk
Bristol BS8 1SS                     http://www.bris.ac.uk/cabot

GEOSCIENTIFIC MODEL DEVELOPMENT - AN EGU JOURNAL FOR
DESCRIPTIONS OF MODELS OF THE EARTH SYSTEM
http://www.geoscientific-model-development.net
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