PYRENEAN SYMPOSIUM ON SNOW AND AVALANCHES

V SNOW AND AVALANCHES WORKSHOP

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The Cartographic and Geological Institute of Catalonia, Institute of Andorran Studies, Observatory for the Sustainability of Andorra, Meteorological Service of Catalonia and Aran General Council are delighted to announce the holding of a new edition of the Snow and Avalanches Workshop. Special collaboration of he Parish Council of Ordino, the hosts for the workshops, and Vallnord-Arcalis

This workshop will provide a meeting venue for both professionals and non-professionals interested in the study of snow and avalanches. The 2017 edition will be devoted to the following thematic blocks:

  • Weather forecasting
  • Snow and hydrology resources
  • Climate change
  • Avalance forecasting
  • Avalanche mapping
  • Avalanche dynamics
  • Prevention and protection
  • Safety and mountain activities
  • Education

WORKSHOP

The workshop will consist of conferences by guest speakers, oral presentations and posters. There will also be exhibition space for companies and institutions working in the field of snow and avalanches. On the final day a guided visit to various sites in the parish of Ordino linked to the symposium topics will be arranged.

Participants are welcome to contribute relevant proposals as oral presentations or posters. A summary of each proposal must be sent before 20 May 2017. The Symposium’s Scientific Committee reserve the right to modify the format of proposed presentations. Those who present a poster will also be given to opportunity to hold a brief oral presentation of their work.

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Basic registration30€Until May 30th, all registration will cost 30€ but from June 1st onwards will cost 45€.

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