Introducing polar parameters
10-15 Jul 2022 Bremerhaven (Germany)

Welcome to the 2022 GEOTRACES Summer School website

The International GEOTRACES Summer School: Introducing Polar Parameters will take place from 10th to 15th July 2022 at the Helmholtz-Centre Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research in Bremerhaven, Germany.

It will offer training possibilities for ~50 students, with a combination of lectures and hands-on training in marine geochemistry of trace elements and their isotopes, including:

  • Polar parameters: sea ice, snow, meltponds
  • Pre-campaign planning and preparation
  • Sampling at sea
  • Sample processing and analysis
  • Data processing and visualization
  • Modeling

The Summer School will include a full day of shipboard sampling of marine trace elements onboard RV Heincke and 1:1 science discussions with renowned experts in the field.

The event is supported by VolkswagenStiftung. Financial support for travel and accommodations will be available for the selected participants.


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