1894-2019:125 years of internationally coordinated glacier monitoring
Achievements and future challenges
University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland 14.-17. August 2019
Ice breaker (14.08.2019) @ WGMS-office
Meeting (15./16.08.2019) @ University of Zurich, main building (KOL),
floor E, room KOL-E-13, (on the map between nr. 4 and 5) KOL-E
14.08.2019, 17-20: arrival, registration, ice breaker
15.08.2019, 9-18, dinner: historical background & international monitoring strategy by Director WGMS, status reports on national implementation by NCs
16.08.2019, 9-17, BBQ: GTN-G Mid-term Evaluation with (i) presentation of last evaluation report and (ii) related progress as well as discussion of future developments with respect to (iii) the continuation of in-situ measurements, (iv) opportunities and challenges of regional glacier change assessments from remote sensing, and (v) database management & infrastructure.
17.08.2019, 8-19: excursion & public outreach, departure at Central bus station, Sihlquai
Participants are responsible for their visa applications.
The reservation and payment of the accommodation is in the responsibility of the participants. Zurich has a wide range of hotels and hostels. As such, we can recommend the following:
Guest house Justinus
Weather & climate conditions
Local Organizing Committee (LOC)