Summer school on cryospheric monitoring and water resources in the Chilean Andes

La Serena and La Laguna

We would like to draw your attention to a (southern hemisphere) summer school taking place 5-15 December in La Serena and La Laguna, Chile. The course will focus on combining satellite observations, close-range remote sensing techniques, and field-mapping to study glaciers and rock glaciers in a region where the cryosphere plays a significant role in […]

EGU Snow Science Winter School 2023

SLF, Davos Flüelastrasse 11, Davos Dorf

The 7th EGU Snow Science Winter School 2023 will take place from 29 January to 4 February 2023 in Davos, Switzerland. You will learn: State-of-the-art snow measurement techniques (measurement of specific surface area by reflection and spectroscopy, near-infrared photography, high-resolution penetrometry and micro-tomography) Understanding the physical processes responsible for the evolution of the snowpack Understanding vertically resolved […]

International Advanced Training Course on Snow and Avalanches ‘Practice meets science’

SLF, Davos Flüelastrasse 11, Davos Dorf

Dear Sir or Madam, dear colleagues In 2015, 2017 and 2019, the SLF organized an international training course offering the unique opportunity to learn about snow and avalanches with a particular focus on latest research results. Due to the corona pandemic, the course could not be held since then. The course will take place again […]

23rd Karthaus Summer School: Ice sheets and glaciers in the climate system

Karthaus (Northern Italy)

The fountain in the Karthaus town square The Karthaus Summer School is course sponsored by: The Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research, Utrecht University The Netherlands Earth System Science Centre &Trewitax – GlaciersAlive The International Glaciological Society (IGS) PROTECT (EU) The Netherlands Polar Program (NWO-NPP) State and fate of Antarctica’s gatekeepers: a HIgh Resolution approach for […]


Glacial Isostatic Adjustment (GIA) modelling

Lantmäteriet, Gävle

A training school on glacial isostatic adjustment (GIA) modelling will be held from 3-7 July 2023 at Lantmäteriet, Gävle, Sweden. The program will include lectures and practical exercises aimed at investigating the interactions between solid Earth deformation, ice mass change, and associated sea-level and geoid variations, and a 1 day field trip to examine records of land […]