Detailed Conference Program

Sessions and topics:

  1. Historical climatology, documentary data
    • Early instrumental records and observations
    • Weather and climate information from documentary sources
  2. Climate reconstructions from natural archives
    • Lakes sediments, peat bogs, trees, speleothems and other natural archives - particularly welcomed are records at annual resolution
    • Long time series of climate extremes (e.g. flood records, heat waves, fire, ice cover)
  3. Past climate modeling, data-model comparisons
    • GCM and RCM model experiments
    • Detection and attribution
    • Data assimilation and other techniques
  4. Proxy calibration, disentangling climate and human impacts
    • Methodologies and case studies
  5. Past human impacts on the environment
    • Evidence from paleobotanical, archaeological and other sources