Antarctic Climate Change in the 21st Century (AntClim21)


Registration details below!! 

October 9 - 12th, 2017 in La Jolla, CA at Scripps Institute of Oceanography.

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#GreatAntarcticClimateHack will be held October 9-12, 2017 at the Scripps Institute of Oceanography Forum, La Jolla, CA. Our first-ever Climate Hack will focus on bringing Antarctic and Southern Ocean observations to bear on evaluating the latest generation of climate and earth system models, producing new climate model metrics for the 21st century.

#GreatAntarcticClimateHack is a workshop to train non-modeling experts to use observational datasets to interrogate CMIP model results, thereby creating new model metrics and validation tools. The aim of the workshop is to facilitate preparation for the next IPCC report for a much broader science community, increase non-traditional climate modeling publications, and learn to apply/utilize data sets that help develop model validation skills. This first workshop will accommodate 50 participants on site, and 50 participants to join remotely online. 

Venue and Accommodation

Meeting Location: UCSD Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Robert Paine Scripps Forum (Scripps Seaside Forum)
8610 Kennel Way (formally Discovery Way) 
La Jolla, CA 92037

The Robert Paine Scripps Forum (aka Scripps Seaside Forum) is located at the southwestern-most end of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography campus facing the Pacific Ocean. 
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The Hotel La Jolla is within walking distance to Scripps Institution of Oceanography (20 minutes along the ocean), but we will have shuttle service available for those who prefer. 

*Mention the #GreatAntarcticClimateHack when making your reservation.  A group booking rate is available until June 16th. 

**Please do not book your hotel until yourr application has been accepted.

Hotel La Jolla
7955 La Jolla Shores Drive
La Jolla CA 92037

Overnight Parking $28

Shuttle service from the hotel to Scripps will be provided starting at 8:00 am Monday morning and 7:30 am on Tuesday. Please wait for the shuttle in front of the hotel. To walk from the hotel to Scripps along the ocean (approximately 1 mile), go north (right out of the hotel) on La Jolla Shores Drive to Avenida de La Playa and turn left (west). If you wish to walk on the beach, continue to the end of Avenida de la Playa (ends at the beach). If you wish to walk on pavement, make a right (north) on Camino del Oro. For who walk on the beach, the tides will be low in the morning on both Monday and Tuesday and high (low high) but still passable in the afternoon


Air travel

The closest airport is San Diego International Airport/Lindbergh Field (SAN) which is 12 miles from La Jolla. Please reserve your flights as soon as possible in order to get the lowest coach fares. Your flights will be reimbursed by UCSD, as will other travel expenses, (see details below).


Ground Transportation

To get to the hotel from the airport, take a taxi to the above address. Note that the grant will not reimburse the cost of rental cars for this workshop.


If You Are Driving

Parking passes are available for those who are driving to Scripps. Please use parking lot P002 or P003. We will distribute parking passes to those who need them the morning of the meeting (see Cheryl or Delia).

Airport to Hotel: Map

Registration - Deadline 15 May 2017

The registration is Google based, if you cannot see the registration form, please contact the SCAR Office.

Organinzing Committee

Joellen Russell, Jeff Severinghaus, Nancy Bertler, Thomas Bracegridle, Alia Khan