The University of the Arctic Thematic Network on Permafrost offers an International Permafrost Summer Field School in Fairbanks Alaska, July 31- August 12 2017.
We welcome senior bachelor and graduate students, who are interested in obtaining an overall knowledge about permafrost.
The course will offer insights into:
- Permafrost history and its distribution globally.
- Permafrost related natural hazards and hydrological problems.
- Permafrost temperatures in various parts of the World – climatic and other controls.
- Methods of permafrost observations, focusing on drilling, coring and instrumentation.
- Permafrost databases and their use in permafrost analyses.
- How does permafrost affect local community infrastructure and cultural life?
- Interaction between carbon and water in permafrost landscapes.
- How sensitive are permafrost landforms towards climate change?
Se the invitation letter for full details
April 30 2017, send CV and short motivation letter (less than 1 page) to email@example.com.
There is no tuition fee for this course.
Couse credits (may obtain 3 US credits) is not mandatory and require additional cost for the course.
Accommodation for students during the course will be in reindeer camp and some field site, and it will cost for meals.
|Language of instruction||English|
|Institution||University of Alaska Fairbanks|
|Fields of study||Earth science|
|Teaching place||University of Alaska Fairbanks|
|Tags||field schoolsummer schoolpermafrostearth science|