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Join the summer school on ‘Plastic in the marine Arctic – from sources to solutions’

The course invites PhD students, but promising master and undergraduate students as well as other participants from indigenous groups or local organizations working on the topic are welcome. The course offers lectures, fieldwork, lab work, discussions and a local stakeholder workshop.

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Plastics continue to pollute the marine environment around the world, and the North is no exception. The UArctic network on Arctic Marine Plastic Pollution with the Greenland Institute of Natural Resources, Greenland, and Aarhus University, Denmark, as hosts, offers an interdisciplinary summer school in Greenland, Nuuk, 1-5 august 2022 on the issue in an Arctic context. Combining approaches from the natural and social sciences with practical knowledge from community leaders, this course will cover techniques for assessing coastal macro litter sources and quantities in tandem with methods for incorporating local stakeholders both as resources and to raise awareness.
The course invites PhD students, but promising master and undergraduate students as well as other participants from indigenous groups or local organizations working on the topic are welcome. The course offers lectures, fieldwork, lab work, discussions and a local stakeholder workshop. Registration deadline 15 January 2022.

See more info at https://phd.tech.au.dk/for-phd-students/courses/scientific-courses/kurser-2022/ecoscience/uarctic-summer-school-on-plastic-in-the-marine-arctic-from-sources-to-solutions/