The Interdisciplinary Summer School is organized by Yugra State University (Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia), University of Helsinki (Finland) and Lund University (Sweden) with support of the Nordic-Russian Cooperation Programme in Education and Research (SIU and NordForsk).
The School’s aims are as follows:
- to provide training in the field of climate change to the worldwide student community;
- to promote student mobility between the European countries and Russia;
- to introduce Russian Boreal ecosystem research to the international community;
- to increase awareness of global warming in the Boreal region.
The Summer School will take place at Yugra State University in Khanty-Mansiysk (60.54 N, 68.42 E) and at Mukhrino Field Station, which is the only year-round operating station of ecological monitoring in West Siberia. Mukhrino is part of INTERACT and PEEX station networks.
The program includes lectures, field trips and measurements, laboratory work, data analysis,and a cultural program in Khanty-Mansiysk.
- Introduction to Earth climate system and carbon cycle
- Biosphere-Atmosphere interaction
- Flux measurement techniques
- Boreal peatland and greenhouse gas transport
- Ecophysiology and hydrology of boreal peatland
- Ecology, vegetation communities and functioning of West Siberia peatlands
Teachers include: Martin Heimann, Eeva-Stiina Tuittila, Janne Rinne, Timo Vesala, Egor Duykarev, Elena Lapshina and Ivan Mammarella.
Travel (up to max 600€), accommodation and board expenses for the participants will be covered.
|Language of instruction|
|Institution||Yugra State University|
|Fields of study||Biology and biochemistryEnvironmental science|
|Teaching place||Yugra State University, Khanty-Mansiysk, and Mukhrino Field Station|
|Tags||ecologyfield schoolclimateclimate changesummer schoolborealbiosphere|