DCCC, IISc Bengaluru - Training on Glacier Studies and Remote Sensing [Registration FREE]

DCCC, IISc Bengaluru - Training on Glacier Studies and Remote Sensing [Registration FREE]

Overview: Divecha Centre for Climate Change is organizing a training on Glacier Studies and Remote Sensing for young students who wish to work in glaciology which covers various aspects of remote sensing applications in glaciology. 



  • Distribution of Glaciers and snow cover: Overview of Cryosphere, Importance of glaciers, precipitation and formation of snow, distribution of glaciers/snow.
  • Application of remote sensing in glaciology: Fundamentals of Remote Sensing, Glacier inventory, Estimation of glacier mass balance, glacier depth, moraine-dammed lakes, snow cover, and snow albedo.
  • Climate and climate change: Climate change and climate variability, General circulation of atmosphere and oceans, impacts of aerosols.
  • Monitoring of glaciers: Physical and morphological properties of snow and glaciers, Development of algorithms and glacier modeling, Glacier Lake Outburst Flood.
  • Glacier Mass Balance: Concept of glacier mass balance, methods of glacier mass balance estimation-Glaciological, Geodetic and AAR methods, the concept of ELA, IAAR method.
  • Ice and Snow ablation: Physics of snowmelt, heat budget, and radiation. Snowmelt runoff model.


Venue & Date:

  • Microsoft Teams online platform
  • March 16- 26, 2021,
  • Timing : 14:30 hrs-17:30 hrs



  • Post Graduate M.Sc., M.Tech., M.E.
  • Ph.D. students from recognized Institutes/Universities.


Important Points:

  • Last date for registration: 01st March 2021
  • Intimation to selected candidates: 05th March 2021
  • No registration fees for the trainees.


*For details about the Training check the below-given link.*

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