SPARC Workshop on Atmospheric Blocking to be held in Reading, UK, from 6-8 April 2016

Abstract submission and travel support application deadline: 10 December 2015. Registration deadline: 10 February 2016.

A workshop focussing on atmospheric blocking will be held at the University of Reading from the 6th to the 8th of April 2016. The topics will focus on:

  • the different diagnostic tools used to identify blocking;
  • the past trends in blocking frequency and links with extreme weather conditions;
  • the representation of blocking in the NWP and climate models and its response to forcings.

This will be a unique opportunity to bring together members of the climate and weather community as well as fundamental and applied researcher working on blocking-related topics.

For more information see the workshop webpage.