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Call for Applications: APEC Climate Center Training Program 2015

The APEC Climate Center (APCC), located in Busan, South Korea, is inviting applications for 1-week training program on Generation of Regional Climate Data derived from Statistical Downscaling Techniques. The program aims to enhance climate change prediction skills by building in-depth understanding of statistical downscaling.

Participants who complete the training program will receive a certificate of completion. The program will be taught by a highly qualified and diverse team of scientists.


Period: December 7 – 12, 2015

Location: APCC, Busan, Korea


  • Current Status of Statistical Downscaling and its applications
  • Hands-on Sessions on R tool, Weather Generator, Quantile Mapping, Data Analysis

Financial Support: Airfare, accommodation and per-diem will be supported by APCC.

Target Applicants

Scientists, researchers, and meteorologists from National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHSs) in developing countries, preferably APEC economies, ASEAN, Pacific Island Countries working in climate science or a climate-related field.


9 October (Friday), 2015 by 18:00 (Korean standard time)

Application Submission

Ms. Jiyoon Lee

APEC Climate Center, External Affairs Department

12 Centum 7-ro, Haeundae-gu, Busan, 48058, Republic of Korea



For detailed information: APCC Announcement / Application Form

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