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Title (Name of event - max 250 characters)Juneau Icefield Research Summer Program (JIRP)
Start dateFriday 21 Jun 2013
End dateFriday 16 Aug 2013
Location - (max 50 characters) Juneau, Alaska, USA

Graduate and undergraduate students and high aptitude high school seniors are invited to participate in the Juneau Icefield Research Program (JIRP) 2013 summer programs and expedition training in interdisciplinary arctic and mountain earth system science, which will be conducted 21 June to 16 August on the Juneau ice field located in Alaska and British Columbia and Yukon Territory, Canada.

The program offers earth system sciences education and field training to students and scientists through field research and classroom training including lectures on natural sciences such as glaciology, geology, climatology, meteorology, biology, and ecology. Students will participate in JIRP's long-running mass balance and surface elevation surveys. The program provides training in backcountry skiing, glacier travel, and crevasse rescue.

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