Polar Academy of Science Summer School: Impact of climate change on resources, maritime transport and geopolitics in the Arctic and the Svalbard area

Event Type: 
Field Training and Schools
When: 
21 August 2011 to 28 August 2011
Where: 
The University Center in Svalbard (UNIS), Longyearbyen

The Norwegian Scientific Academy for Polar Research, in cooperation with the Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Center, Nansen Scientific Society, and the University Center in Svalbard (UNIS), invites
applications to a summer school program entitled "Impact of climate change on resources, maritime transport, and geopolitics in the Arctic and the Svalbard area." The summer school takes place 21-28 August 2011 at the Norwegian Scientific Academy for Polar Research and UNIS.

The program will accept applications from 20 PhD students and postdoctoral researchers in the fields of arctic climate, arctic resources, maritime transport, and geopolitics. The summer school will provide air travel from Oslo to Longyearbyen, Svalbard on Sunday morning, 21 August, and the return trip on 28 August. Accommodation and food will also be provided.

Application deadline: Friday, 24 June 2011.

For further information, please visit:
http://www.polar-academy.com/