Teaching staff with important additional positions
- Director of the Centre for Climate Change
Manola Brunet is currently the director of the Centre for Climate Change (C3), which was officially created on 8 October 2001 by the URV on the Terres de l’Ebre Campus and president of OPACE 2 on Climate Monitoring of the Comission for Climatology of the World Meteorological Organization.
The CS3 centre, which is based on the URV’s research group into Climate Change, aims to be an international reference in the reconstruction and instrumental analysis of climate change. Among its activities are research, teaching, scientific consultancy, knowledge transfer and communication.
In reference to OPACE 2 on Climate Monitoring of the Comission for Climatology of the World Meteorological Organization, his vision is to provide world leadership in expertise and international cooperation in weather, climate, hydrology and water resources and related environmental issues and thereby contribute to the safety and well-being of people throughout the world and to the economic benefit of all nations
On the other hand, in 2003, Manola Brunet was named “Academic Adjunct” at the Climate Research Unit of the Faculty of Environmental Sciences (University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom) and in 2005 invited lecturer at the same unit, a status that she still enjoys today.
She started to focus on climate change in the middle of the 1990s, and particularly on those aspects related to the long-term reconstruction of the climate.