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Ida Pfeiffer Professor 2024

The University of Vienna is now advertising again two Ida Pfeiffer Professor positions. The application deadline is the 8 March 2024. The specialist focus is on Cosmos and Earth. Employment period should be the beginning of September 2024 to the end of February 2025. https://jobs.univie.ac.at/job/Visiting-Professor/1016010601/ https://fgga.univie.ac.at/en/about-us/ida-pfeiffer-professorship/ Please circulate in your networks!

Installation of AWS, Glaciar Universidad, Chile

In December 2023, Bethan Davies, Owen King and Jeremy Ely travelled to Santiago, Chile, to meet up with our colleagues Juan Luis-Garcia and Claudio Bravo from Chile. Our goal was simple: to install an automatic weather station (AWS) adjacent to Glaciar Universidad in the Central Andes, some 6 hr drive from Santiago. Glaciar Universidad is …

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Activity report, AntarcticGlaciers, June 2022-June 2023

Dear readers, I felt that it was an appropriate time for a brief report on users of AntarcticGlaciers in the last year. This deep dive into Google Analytics helps me and my colleagues to see where the traffic comes from, and how best to target the traffic to ensure the peak usability. It is useful …

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PhD in glaciology advertised (2023 entry, now closed)

Dear all, please note applications are now closed for this post. I am advertising a PhD in glaciology at Newcastle University, with the One Planet DTP. Projects are funded, with research expenses, and are open for students to develop in line with their own interests. I have advertised a potential project here, please get in …

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Science in Extreme Environments: Juneau Icefield, Alaska

By Anna Fatta Each summer, students from universities across the world join the Juneau Icefield Research Program to undertake research on Juneau Icefield, Alaska. This fieldwork means living on the Icefield for several months at a time, working with scientists to undertake a program of glaciological, geological and climatological measurements. Here, Anna Fatta describes what …

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Safety on Glaciers and Icefields: Juneau Icefield, Alaska

In 2022, Bethan Davies participated as faculty in the Juneau Icefield Research Program in Alaska. Here, Sofia Guest, a student on the program, reflects on her experience and how she learned about safety in hazardous mountainous environments. My name is Sofia, and I am a recent Environmental Sciences graduate from the University of Alberta. A …

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Film making on Juneau Icefield

Recently, Bethan Davies participated as faculty in an expedition across Juneau Icefield with the Juneau Icefield Research Program. In this blog post, Caroline Wexler, a student on the program, reflects on her experiences on the icefield and how it has helped her towards her goal of a professional science communicator using the medium of film …

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