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What are the key problems in Climate Science? (co-organized)
Convener: Emma C. Smith  | Co-Conveners: Céline Heuzé , Karin van der Wiel , Gabriele Messori 

Climate science is a wide discipline that encompasses many of the EGU divisions, yet it is not always easy to know what the key problems are outside of your own specific area. Maybe someone else is looking at a similar problem, but from a different perspective, or with an original method that you could use? During the EGU General Assembly you have the chance to attend sessions outside your own area of expertise, but it can be tricky and daunting to know where to start. To help you explore more, we present a multidisciplinary short course where people from different parts of the climate sciences can be introduced to the wider aspects of the discipline.

During the short course, four climate experts from different divisions will introduce the “key problems” in their discipline, giving you an overview of what the current “hot topics” are. This course will provide you with enough background to venture into other divisions during the rest of the meeting. The floor will then be open for questions and discussion with our experts.

It is often at the interface between disciplines that new ideas form or new topics emerge. This could be just what you need to get your next good idea!