The CAFE Project Helds its 4th Workshop in Reading (UK)

The 4th CAFE Workshop was held in person at ECMWF, Reading UK, from the 29th to the 31st of March.

The first day of the workshop started with a welcome by ECMWF team members Florian Pappenberger and Becky Hemingway. followed by a talk by Becky Hemingway under the title Perspective on the peer-review process as a journal editor and discussion. The talk was followed by CAFE ESR’s presentations by Emmanuel Rouges (ECMWF), Xinjia Hu (Max Planck Institute of the Physics of Complex Systems) and Shraddha Gupta (Postdam Institute for Climate Impact). Subsequently, a panel discussion Methods for teleconnection detection was held followed by ESR’s presentations Iago Perez (Universidad de la República), Noemie Ehstand (IFISC (UIB-CSIC)) and Monica Minjares (Centre de Recerca Matemàtica).


During the second day, the participants of the CAFE workshop joined the Machine Learning workshop held at ECMWF. The day was completed with the ESR’s presentations by Niclas Rieger (Centre de Recerca Matemàtica), Meriem Krouma (ARIA Technologies) and Riccardo Silini (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya).


The third day of the workshop started with ESR’s presentations by Pedro Herrera Lormendez (TU Bergakademie Freiberg), Amal John (MÉTÉO-FRANCE) and Nikos Mastrantonas (ECMWF). Hannah Cloke (University of Reading) gave a talk entitled Experiences in science communication that was followed by a group discussion.

This workshop provided CAFE ESRs with valuable training and offered them the opportunity to report and present their progress on the individual projects to the rest of the network. All these will help the CAFE ESRs advance with their PhD theses, and strengthen the bond between the members of the CAFE team.

Stay tuned on our website and twitter (@CAFE_S2SExtrem) for upcoming news and events!

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