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FluxCourse 2020 Application Deadline

March 17

FluxCourse 2020 Application Deadline

The award-winning FluxCourse summer short course in flux measurement and modeling will be held July 13th – 24th, 2020, at the University of Colorado’s Mountain Research Station at Niwot Ridge, Colorado, USA.

Applications are due March 17, 2020.

The two-week course covers:

  • fundamentals of observing carbon, water and energy fluxes at leaf-to-ecosystem scales
  • best practices for the synthesis of flux network data
  • fundamentals of integrating flux data and ecosystem models

Each year, the course is attended by 24 early career scientists and between 10-15 volunteer instructors from all over the world. You can lean more about the course, the instructors, and the syllabus from previous years at http://www.fluxcourse.org.

Important Dates

  • Application Deadline: March 17, 2020
  • Selected Participants announced: Mid-April, 2020
  • Flux Course: July 13-24, 2020
Course fees are $2,850, covering attendance, dorm, and meals. Up to four students will receive scholarship for the course.

To Apply

  • Email a CV, and a statement describing your motivation for attending the course to the event organizers:
  • Arrange to have a letter/email sent to Dave, Kim and Lauren from your major advisor supporting your application.
    • Ask your letter writer to–
      • Confirm that you have approval/funds to attend the course
      • Explain why this course would be useful for you to attend
      • If you are applying for any scholarships below, explain why you should receive it

Scholarships

Ameriflux Scholars (2 students)
Ameriflux will generously support two attendees (fee waivers)
*** To apply for one of the 2 Ameriflux scholarships you must be part of the flux community in North America, part of Ameriflux or NACP or make a case for another form of participation.

NEON Scholars (2 students)
NSF’s National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) will generously support two attendees (fee waivers + airfare)
*** To apply for one of the NEON scholarships you must be committed to using NEON data in your research

 

Hope to see you in Colorado in July!
Dave, Kim & Lauren

Details

Date:
March 17
Website:
www.fluxcourse.org

Other

Audience
Scientists, Students, Technical Professionals
Category
Course
Register By Date
March 17, 2020