General Assembly, Zurich, Switzerland

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)

14.08.2019: arrival, registration, ice breaker, welcome speeches
15.08.2019: historical background & international monitoring strategy by Director WGMS, status reports on national implementation by NCs
16.08.2019: 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: excursion & public outreach (8 am – 8 pm), departure

Detailed Programme

Visa requirements
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
Hotel Coronado
Hotel Leoneck

Weather & climate conditions
local conditions

Local Organizing Committee (LOC)

last change 27/06/2019