Karthaus Course: Ice Sheets and Glaciers in the Climate System

Event Type: Field Training and Schools

When: 10 September 2013 to 21 September 2013

Where: Karthaus, Italy

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The course will provide a basic introduction to the dynamics of glaciers and ice sheets with a focus on ice-climate interactions. The course is meant for Ph.D. students that work on (or will soon start working on) a glaciology-related climate project. The registration fee will be € 600. This includes lodging, full board, course material and excursion.

Lecturers include: T. Blunier, B. de Boer, O. Eisen, A. Fowler, H. Gudmundsson, A. Jenkins, N. Karlsson, A. Kääb, F. Nick, F. Pattyn, A. Stroeven, W.J. van de Berg, J. Oerlemans (convenor).

Send your application to the convenor (j.oerlemans [at] uu.nl), before 11 May 2013.
You will be notified about the decision of the Selection Committee by 14 June 2013.

Your application should include:

  • A short statement why you want to participate in this course
  • Affiliation and name of supervisor
  • A description of your research project (~200 words)
  • A curriculum vitae
    Please supply this information as a single PDF file.