We thank INPE/CPTE for hosting the summer school; WCRP, CNPq, the Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel within the Ministry of Education in Brazil [Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior (CAPES)], and Hobeco Sudamericana Ltda. for their financial support; and the YESS Community for their outreach support. We also thank the organizing committee, lecturers, and keynote speakers for their valuable contributions. A final word of gratitude goes to all students for their valuable participation and interest. The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) is sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF).
The school was hosted by the National Institute for Space Research, Center for Weather Forecasting and Climate Studies (INPE/CPTEC) in Cachoeira Paulista, São Paulo, Brazil.