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Launch of the Swiss Polar Institute Flagship Initiatives
Wednesday 18 May 2022
Location Bern and online
The official launch of the SPI Flagship Initiatives will be held on 18 May 2022 at 17:00, in Bern.

At this occasion, the concept and vision of the two SPI Flagship Initiatives and their scientific programme will be presented.

The two SPI Flagships Initiatives, running from  2021 to 2024 are:

    From ice to microorganisms and humans: Toward an interdisciplinary understanding of climate change impacts on the Third Pole
    PIs: Dr. Francesca Pellicciotti (WSL) and Prof. Martin Hölzle (University of Fribourg)
  • GreenFjord
    Greenlandic Fjord ecosystems in a changing climate: Socio-cultural and environmental interactions
    PI: Prof. Julia Schmale (EPFL)

If you are interested in participating in this event in person, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The event will be streamed online. Please register here for participation in the online streaming.

The event programme and all information are available on the SPI website.

Wednesday 18 May 2022

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