In partnership with GeoX and the City of Potsdam, the 2018 Potsdam Summer School will be jointly organised by the GFZ, the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies, the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, and the University of Potsdam.
With its overarching theme – “THE SKIN OF OUR PLANET – THE EARTH SURFACE SYSTEM” – the fifth Potsdam Summer School will address the following central questions:
- Why is the earth surface system dynamic?
- What are the triggers for dynamic processes?
- What are possible societal adaptation strategies for sustainable land management?
The call for applications will start on 12th February 2018. The deadline for submitting completed applications will be Monday 30th April 2018 at 23:59 UTC.
For further information, please visit the Potsdam Summer School Website