Workshop: Dynamics and Mass Budget of Arctic Glaciers

Event Type: Conferences and Workshops

When: 24 February 2013 to 28 February 2013

Where: Obergurgl, Austria

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The purpose of the meeting is:

  • to present and discuss new results on observations and modelling of the dynamics and mass budget of Arctic glaciers, including the Greenland ice sheet,
  • to plan and coordinate field work on Arctic glaciers with the aim of using the available infrastructure and logistics in the most efficient way,
  • to develop ideas for future projects and collaboration.

Participation is open to everyone interested in the Arctic glaciology. For planning purposes registration is recommended. Registration deadline is December 12, 2012. Note that we have applied for financial support of our meeting, but in case it is not granted we ask a registration fee of maximum of € 65. The exact registration fee will be published and communicated in November 2012.

Contributions are welcomed in the form of oral presentations and or posters. Presentations time will be 15-20 minutes including discussion. For those who bring a poster, there will be time reserved in the program to give a short 2-3 minute introduction to the poster. Three full days of talks and poster presentations are planned.

Those intending to attend the meeting should submit abstracts (maximum length 300 words) by email to Carleen Reijmer (c.h.tijm-reijmer [at] no later than December 12, 2012. Abstracts should indicate whether an oral or poster presentation is preferred.

Extended abstracts of the contributions will be distributed after the meeting. Deadline for the extended abstracts is March 30, 2013. This abstract should be a word file of 1 to 3 pages, may contain a table and one or two (color) graphs/pictures. The book of abstracts will be published in digital form.