Association of Polar Early Career Scientists

The 5th Snow Science Winter School will be arranged 17-23 February 2019 in Hailuoto, Finland by the WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF and the Finnish Meteorological Institute. The field-oriented training course will teach state-of-the-art snow measurement techniques, but also includes lectures on physical processes of the snowpack, snow modeling and remote sensing. This year the focus is on snow on sea ice. The location is a small island on the Gulf of Bothnia with easy access to sea ice.

Graduate students and post-docs working on any snow-related field are welcome to apply. More information and link for application can be found from Application deadline is November 6, 2018. Course fee is 350 euros (includes accommodation and meals).


Anna Kontu D.Sc.(Tech)
Finnish Meteorological Institute, Space and Earth Observation Centre, Cryospheric Processes
Sodankylä, Finland
+358 400 126 446

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