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Second Aktru Summer School

For students and young scientists, hosted by Tomsk State University in July 2013. Application form out now.

Tomsk State University invites students and young scientists to the Second International Summer School, 4-20 July 2013. The title of the Summer School is “Natural environment of Arctic and Alpine areas: relief, soils, permafrost, glaciers and biota as indicators of climatic changes”.

Tomsk is situated in Western Siberia at the very geographical centre of Eurasia. Aktru Research Station which belongs to Tomsk State University is located in the highest alpine South-East part of the Altai Republic near the border with Mongolia, 2150 metres above sea level.

There will be bus excursions, 3 days at the Aktru Research Station of the National Research Tomsk State University, and 3 days for the field excursion to the High Altai.

Read the very inspiring and informative invitation document here.



30 April 2013:
Notification of acceptance of abstract for oral or poster presentation.
31 May 2013:
Last day for submission of applications.