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Summerschool on Ice Sheets and Glaciers in the Climate System

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A course sponsored by the Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research, Utrecht University, Netherlands Earth System Science Centre, The Descartes Prize (EPICA), EU.
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Sep 12, 2017 09:00 AM to Sep 23, 2017 06:00 PM (Europe/Vienna / UTC200)
Karthaus (Italy)
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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, A. Jenkins, N. Karlsson, F. Pattyn, G. Spada, A. Stroeven, C. Tijm-Reijmer, J. Oerlemans (convenor).

Send your application to the convenor ([Email protection active, please enable JavaScript.]), before 8 May 2017.

You will be notified about the decision of the Selection Committee by 7 June 2017.

The application should include:

• A short statement why you want to partipate 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.

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