Karthaus Course: Ice Sheets and Glaciers in the Climate System

Event Type: Field Training and Schools

When: 10 September 2019 to 21 September 2019

Where: Karthaus, Italy

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Summary

The course provides a basic introduction to the dynamics of glaciers and ice sheets with a focus on ice-climate interactions. Topics include: continuum mechanics, sliding and hydraulics, numerical modelling, polar meteorology, ice-ocean interaction, ice cores, interaction of ice sheets with the solid earth, etc. The course is meant for Ph.D. students that work on a glaciology-related climate project. Some places are available for junior scientists.

Lecturers include: T. Blunier, O. Eisen, I. Hewitt, N. Karlsson, F. Pattyn, G. Spada, A. Stroeven, C. Tijm-Reijmer, R. Winkelmann, J. Oerlemans (convenor).

Send your application to the convenor (j.oerlemans at uu.nl), before 1 May 2019.
You will be notified about the decision of the Selection Committee by 1 June 2019.

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.