YESS @ Young Scholar Forum, Cyprus Institute

The Cyprus institute has hosted a succesful young scholar forum for early career scientists from the MENA region (Middle East, Northern Africa) in June 2015. YESS has presented its idea of a global, integrating, interdiscplinary communication network and welcomes all new members from the region. We hope to use this event to further foster our […]

New Category “Resources”

We would like to introduce a new category called “RESOURCES”. It contains numerous relevant information for Young Earth System Scientists concerning upcoming events and jobs. “RESOURCES” consists of the following three parts that are all updated regularly: Conferences and workshops Courses and Schools Joblists   All these information are gathered for you, the YESS members! […]

YESS @ climate symposium

The climate symposium in Darmstadt was the attempt to map the ongoing research activities within WCRP on the projection of future space-based research. The double-logo “Climate Research and Earth Observations from Space” and “Climate information for decision making” captures both ideas of the workshop: to shape the future of space observations and at the same […]

YESS Workshop 2014

Workshop dedicated to the topic of communicating Earth System Science research to a general public and within different climate research communities. Date: 17. – 18. November 2014 YESSworkshop2014_flyer Topics of the workshop: 1) We applied and evaluated the “Earth System Science questionnaire”. This questionnaire was developed during the last YESS-retreat 2012 and aims to evaluate […]

YESS @ Montreal WWOSC

The World Weather Open Science Conference in Montreal (website) brought together scientists from around the world to discuss the future development of the World Weather Research Program and related disciplines. One key activity, besides a multitude of parallel and plenary sessions, was the the program for all early career scientists. Organized by Julia Keller from DWD […]


One of the targets of YESS are in-person meetings of young earth system scientist to talk about topics that might be neglected in classical discipline-specific conferences. In 2012 and 2014 YESS has organized workshops,  2013 YESS was co-organiser of the first ever Interdisciplinary Conference of Young Earth System Scientists ICYESS, see