Main lecturers

Marc Bocquet/École des Ponts ParisTech – Victor Brovkin/MPI for Meteorology, Hamburg – Peng Chen/Texas University, Austin – Hendrik A. Dijkstra/IMAU, Utrecht – Thomas Dubos/Ecole Polytechnique, Paris – Michael Ghil/ENS, Paris – Alexis Hannart/ Ouranos, Montréal – Hervé Le Treut/IPSL, Paris – Maria Nikolaidi/Univ. of Greenwich, UK

Topics of the Summer School

  • Physical bases of climate and its variability
  • Mathematical methods in climate and geophysical fluid dynamics, including dynamical systems, numerical methods, and their climate applications
  • Big data, data assimilation, and uncertainty quantification
  • Coupled climate–ecology–economy modeling
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Scientific scope

This summer school will be part of the Institut Henri Poincaré (IHP) trimester “The Mathematics of Climate and the Environment”; the trimester aims to explore …. more


Mastering the science of climate and the environment is playing an increasing role in contemporary societies’ endeavors to maintain and increase their well-being …. more

Scientific committee

Michael Ghil (ENS, Paris, co-chair), Hervé Le Treut (IPSL, Paris, co-chair), Mickaël D. Chekroun (UCLA), Anne-Laure Dalibard (JLL, Sorbonne Université), Patrice Klein (Caltech), Valerio Lucarini (U. Reading), and Sabrina Speich (ENS, Paris).

Call for papers

Young participants (PhD students and post-docs) will be given the possibility to present their work in the form of posters. A poster session will take place during the Colloquium.

Authors are invited to submit a one-page abstract to


The official language of the summer school is English.

Venue of the School

The venue is the Scientific Study Institute at Cargèse (IESC) in Corsica, France.

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Located on the east coast of beautiful Corsica – Easy international connections to Ajaccio, the capital of the island – Breathtaking landscapes in the mountainous interior and along the Mediterranean coast.


Rooms for up to 50 participants have been reserved at the Scientific Institute in Cargèse; double-room accommodation will be provided for the selected participants. Other accommodations are available in the village of Cargèse.

The Mathematics of Climate and the Environment

IHP, Paris, September 9 - December 21 2019

Cargese Summer School

Deadline for financial support: April 30, 2019

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The Summer School web page is here