Field Workshop on Studies of Tidewater Glaciers

Event Type: Field Training and Schools

When: 26 August 2012 to 31 August 2012

Where: Svalbard, Norway


The Cryosphere Working Group of the International Arctic Science Committee has initiated a field workshop on studies of Arctic tidewater glaciers. The workshop will be held in Svalbard aboard the Polish r/v “Horyzont II”. The ship has suitable facilities for workshop sessions and will provide accommodation, board, social meetings and transport of participants to neighboring tidewater glaciers by motor boats.

Application for early career scientist participation must be submitted to the Cryosphere Working Group Secretariat (Sara.Bowden [at] by 10 June 2012. More detailed information on objectives scope of the workshop can be obtained from Jacek A. Jania (jacek.jania [at] and on logistics / practicalities from Piotr Glowacki (glowacki [at]