Mukhrino hosted an international summer school

© 2016 Tommy Chan

© 2016 Tommy Chan

On August 26 – September 4, 2016 Yugra State University hosted the Summer School “Functioning of boreal raised bogs of West Siberia and their response to climate change”. The School was organized together with University of Helsinki, Finland and Lund University, Sweden with support of the Nordic-Russian Cooperation Programme in Education and Research.

16 students from Russia, Finland, Holland, Estonia, Germany and Belarus took place in the program that included field trips, taking measurements, laboratory work, data analysis, a workshop in micrometeorological greenhouse gas measurement techniques (eddy-covariance) and so on. The practical part was carried out at Mukhrino Field Station. The participants also implemented group projects and presented their results in the end of the School.

The outstanding researchers from Helsinki University, Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry (Germany), University of Eastern Finland, Lund University (Sweden), Institute of Monitoring of Climatic and Ecological Systems of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Novosibirsk) and Yugra State University became teachers of the School.

To learn more please visit the School’s webpage and watch a short movie and photos.

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