Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


Dear all,

We are happy to announce that the registration for the 2nd Snow Science Winter School is opened.

The 2nd Snow Science Winter School will take place on 14-20 February 2016, at Preda and Davos, Switzerland. It aims to teach advanced techniques for snow characterization, such as micro-tomography, measurements of specific surface area by reflection and spectroscopy, high-resolution penetrometer... The school is organized in field and laboratory training courses, combined with theoretical lessons in the classroom.

Any graduate student or post-doc working on snow or in some snow related field is welcome to participate. The course corresponds to 3 ETCS-Points.

Registration and detailed information on the 2nd SSWS are available on the website:
Special funding is available for students form member states of the Arctic Council.
Applications will close on November 10, 2015.

For further questions, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Martin Schneebeli and Neige Calonne
WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF

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