SPI Exploratory Grants and SPI Technogrants – Calls for proposals 2022

The calls for proposals for the SPI Exploratory Grants and SPI Technogrants are now open! The SPI Exploratory Grants support Swiss based scientists active in polar regions (including remote high-altitude regions) by allowing them to explore new ideas, fund additional field work or launch new collaborations with financial support targeted at the costs of […]

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2022 International Symposium on Snow

The International Glaciological Society Society and the WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF will hold the 2022 International Symposium on “Snow”. The symposium will be held at the Davos Congress Centre, Davos, from 25 to 30 September 2022. The symposium will focus on understanding snow and its impacts […]

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Accross Greenland’s Ice Cap – Alfred de Quervain’s memoirs now available in English

Switzerland has a longstanding scientific history in polar regions. The pioneers behind this history and their achievements are often largely unknown outside of the country. The memoirs of one of Switzerland’s greatest explorers and early polar scientist, Alfred de Quervain, are now available in Shakespeare’s language. “Across Greenland’s Ice Cap, […]

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