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DEEPICE Winter school on snow sciences

Finse, Norway
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In the framework of the DEEPICE project, a winter school on snow-process sciences will be organized in Finse, Norway from 20-26 March 2022.

Applications are closed.


The school will focus on snow-process sciences with theoretical and practical courses and exercises.

It is aimed at PhD students who are involved in ice core climate record interpretation (and therefore will come after ICAT training school).
6 places are available for external students. Applications are now open until the 12th of December 2021.
In order to apply, please visit the dedicated page.


The school will include courses on:

Field campaign preparation
Analysis of the snow pack
Snow-Air exchange
Field observations
Water isotope measurements

Lecturers include:  Hans Christian Steen-Larsen (University of Bergen), Amaëlle Landais (CNRS – LSCE), Hubertus Fischer (University of Bern), Kerim Nisancioglu (University of Bergen), Bo Møllesøe  Vinther (University of Copenhagen), Louise Sime (UKRI – BAS), Julien Westhoff  (University of Copenhagen), Magdalena Hofmann (PICARRO)


Applications are closed. 

To register, please send an email to with a single PDF named with your lastname in capital letters (e.g. LASTNAME _DEEPICEFINSE.pdf) including:

– A page with the following information:

Your full name
Your Affiliation
Name of your PhD supervisor
Your research topic including a short description of the method you (plan to) use and the aim of your work. Keep it short (5-6 sentences)
– CV

– 1-page motivation letter addressing the following information:

Relevance of winter-school for PhD project
Motivation of student for joining
Expected outcome relevant for future career
You will receive feedback on your application by the 19th of January 2022 at the latest.

Registration fee

The course has a registration fee of approximatively 650 €, which will cover food (breakfasts, lunches, dinners) & on-site accommodation.

Payment of registration fee will follow upon acceptance to the school and exact registration fee will be communicated then as the prices will be updated in 2022.

Practical information


The selected PhD students are expected to organize their own travel to and from Finse (there are direct trains to Finse from Bergen and Oslo).

Required equipment

For safety reasons, students will be asked to bring the following equipment:

Thermal underwear 
Thick socks and spare socks
Warm hat and gloves
Waterproof boots
Waterproof trousers
Wind and waterproof jacket
Warm fleece or woollen sweater
This is mandatory for participation, and selected students will be asked to sign a confirmation that they have the required equipment.


Please note that because of possible snow conditions, it is necessary to be able to walk through snow up to the knees.

People with reduced mobility need to come with a helper with experience of arctic conditions. In such cases, do not hesitate to contact us if you have questions.

Visa requirements and invitation letter

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If you require an invitation letter, please contact:


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