Invitation to Online Short Course: Climate Variability and Downscaling with R

Aug 30, 2023CRCE News, Event

On behalf of Centre for River And Coastal Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, we are pleased to extend our warmest invitation to you for the online short course on “Climate Variability & Downscaling with R.” This course will expose the participants with essential skills to analyse climate data using the R programming language and employ downscaling techniques for accurate climate projections.

Course Details:

Date: 27 September 2023

Time: 8.45am – 5.15pm

Platform: Online (Webex) – Link will be provided to participant via email

Instructor: Prof. Madya Dr Shamsuddin Shahid

Course Overview:

The “Climate Variability & Downscaling with R” online short course is designed for professionals and students interested in climate science, environmental research, and data analysis. Throughout the sessions, participants will delve into the following key topics:

  1. Understanding Climate Variability: Explore the science behind climate variability and its implications for future climate changes and impacts.
  2. Global Climate Modeling (GCM): Gain insights into Global Climate Models and their significance in climate projection.
  3. Statistical Downscaling of GCMs: Learn about the statistical techniques to downscale global climate model outputs for localized assessments.
  4. Introduction to R for Climate Downscaling: Acquire foundational knowledge in using the R programming language for climate data analysis.
  5. Hands-on Downscaling: Engage in practical sessions to downscale rainfall and temperature data for specific locations and grids.

Pre-Registration Process: Please fill in the google form provided to pre-register and secure your spot. Pre-Registration Form

Once we receive your pre-registration, our team will process your information and send you the fees instructions.

For any inquiries or additional information, feel free to contact us at

We look forward to welcoming you to the “Climate Variability & Downscaling with R” online short course.

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