Revisiting the Kyzylsu catchment

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Revisiting the Kyzylsu catchment
03. August, 2022

Revisiting the Kyzylsu catchment

Another team of Cluster 3 (Glacier, Snow, and Hydrology) revisited the Kyzylsu catchment in the Jirgatol district of Tajikistan. Despite weather particularly unfriendly for the region, they collected the first complete…

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Visit to the Gorbunov research station
28. July, 2022

Visit to the Gorbunov research station

The team of Cluster 3, ‘Glaciers, Snow and Hydrology’, visited the abandoned Gorbunov research station, next to Fedchenko Glacier (one of the largest non-polar glaciers in the world!) and assessed the…

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Exciting article about PAMIR on swissinfo.ch:
19. July, 2022

Exciting article about PAMIR on swissinfo.ch:

Exciting article about PAMIR with impressions directly from the field on swissinfo.ch: ‘Swiss researchers aim to unravel the mystery of the Pamir glaciers‘. Read the full German article here.

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Ready for fieldwork!
09. June, 2022

Ready for fieldwork!

On 3 and 7-8 June, the Health and Safety Training and the Glacier Safety Training for fieldwork were completed in Sion and on the Steingletscher above Sustenpass. Basic first aid practices…

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Swiss Polar Institute Flagship Initiatives Launch Event
18. May, 2022

Swiss Polar Institute Flagship Initiatives Launch Event

The official launch of the Swiss Polar Institute Flagship Initiatives is taking place on 18 May 2022 at 17h00, in Bern.  At this occasion, the concept and vision of the two…

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