Geochronology Summer School
Aug. 30-Sept. 3, 2020
Optional: 1 full day excursion Sept. 4, 2020
Topics to be covered in lectures, excursions and workshops include dating techniques such as numerical methods (radiocarbon, exposure dating with cosmogenic nuclides, OSL, 137Cs, 210Pb, etc.), dendrochronology, anthracology, archaeomagnetic dating, palaeolimnology, as well as relative methods like soil weathering and Schmidt-hammer technique.
List of lecturers: Holger Gärtner (WSL), Paolo Cherubini (WSL), Markus Egli (Univ. of Zurich), Susan Ivy-Ochs (ETH Zurich/Uni Zurich), Dmitry Tikhomirov (ETH Zurich/Uni Zurich), Dennis Dahms (Univ. Northern Iowa), Irka Hajdas (ETH Zurich), Jérôme Poulenard (University Savoie Mont Blanc), Eileen Eckmeier (LMU University of Munich), Evdokia Tema (Univ. of Torino), Natacha Gribenski (Univ. of Bern), Nathalie Dubois (EAWAG) and others.
The Summer School is open to young researchers (PhD students and Post-Docs) worldwide. Participation is competitive and will be limited to a maximum of 20. The registration fee (750 CHF) includes accommodation (room sharing required), half board and lunch, field trips and teaching material.
Credit points: 3 ECTS
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: April 30, 2020