Summer School: Glacier Mass Balance 2013

Event Type: Field Training and Schools

When: 2 September 2013 to 7 September 2013

Where: Zermatt, Switzerland

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In the first week of September 2013, the World Glacier Monitoring Service (WGMS) organizes a Summer School on Mass Balance Measurements and Analysis. This summer school is carried out within the framework of the project “Capacity Building and Twinning for Climate Observing Systems” (CATCOS) which is led by MeteoSwiss and funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation.

The course will be restricted to about a dozen participants from the Andes and Asia who are involved with ongoing mass balance programs in their region. The participants are trained in both field and office work by an international team of experts in glacier monitoring and capacity building.

Deadline for application is 30 November 2012.