Sep 23 – 27, 2024
Phyics of Ice, Climate and Earth
Europe/Copenhagen timezone

Ice Core Analysis Techniques (ICAT) PhD school-2024

Supported by: University of Copenhagen and the Novo Nordic Foundation funded project PRECISE, as well as the ERC Synergy grant Green2Ice.

The ICAT PhD school (2 ECTS) is aimed at PhD students and junior postdocs who conduct ice core analysis or are users of ice core data (glaciologists, oceanographers, climate modelers, earth scientists).

ICAT aims to educate a new generation of ice core researchers and foster a collaborative environment for future glaciological projects.

This course will educate young scientists regarding new methods developed for the analysis of ice cores with regard to climate research, with dedicated theoretical and laboratory exercise sessions.

INTERNATIONAL SPEAKERS: Amaelle Landais, Maria Hörhold and Paul Bierman (TBC)

and local LECTURERS INCLUDING:  Bo Vinther (TBC), Sune Olander Rasmussen, Thomas Blunier, Jens Hesselbjerg (TBC), Christine Hvidberg, Helle Kjær, Julien Westhoff, Nicholas Rathmann, Grant Vernon Boeckmann, Tamara Gerber,  Aslak Grinsted (TBC), and Anders Svensson

APPLICATION: The application deadline is February 29th 2024. And we expect to let people know soon after.

REGISTRATION FEE: The course has a registration fee of 130 euro, which will cover lectures, excursion, social and lunches.

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Phyics of Ice, Climate and Earth
Tagensvej 16 DK-2200 Copenhagen N

The Ice Core Analysis Techniques (ICAT) PhD School offers participants a detailed introduction to the variety of climate and geophysical information that can be obtained from ice cores. The school aims to bring together leading ice core researchers and emerging young scientists; covering such diverse topics as ice core analysis, experimental techniques, integration of ice core data into models, statistics, mapping and non-destructive analysis techniques. We aim to provide a new forum for young ice core scientists to meet, learn and build a common experience for future collaborations.

The PhD school is available for early career researchers such as PhD’s and postdocs.  



The PhD school is available for early career researchers such as PhD’s and postdocs. 

Some places are available for junior scientists. The course can accommodate 24 students. Prior detailed knowledge/background in ice cores is not a prerequisite and we strongly support applicants from a modelling background working with ice cores to also apply.