Karthaus Course on Ice Sheets and Glaciers in the Climate System

Event Type:
Field Training and Schools
When: 
12 September 2017 to 23 September 2017
Where: 
Karthaus, Italy

Sponsored by:
The Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research, Utrecht University
Netherlands Earth System Science Centre
The Descartes Prize (EPICA), EU

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 € 700. This includes lodging, full board, course material and excursion.

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

Send your application to the convener (j.oerlemans at uu.nl), before 8 May 2017.
You will be notified about the decision of the Selection Committee by 7 June 2017.

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.

Please visit the link above for more information.

More information

http://www.projects.science.uu.nl/iceclimate/karthaus