GEOTRACES Summer Schools

GEOTRACES organises summer schools aimed at teaching the skills and knowledge necessary for a good understanding of the biogeochemical cycles of trace metals. These summer schools are organised every 2 years.

2017 GEOTRACES Summer School: The first GEOTRACES Summer School was held from 20 to 26 August 2017 in Brest, France. It brought together 60 students from 18 countries and 26 world-leading international scientists. It was organised by Hélène Planquette and Geraldine Sarthou. For further information:

2019 GEOTRACES Summer School: The second GEOTRACES Summer School was held from 23 to 28 September 2019 in Cadiz, Spain and it was hosted by the International Campus of Excellence of the Sea (CEI-Mar) on board the Spanish school vessel ‘Intermares’. It brought together 39 students from 15 different countries and 10 world-leading international scientists. It was organised by Antonio Tovar. For further information:

2022 GEOTRACES Summer School: The International GEOTRACES Summer School: Introducing Polar Parameters took place from 10th to 15th July 2022 at the Helmholtz-Centre Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research in Bremerhaven, Germany. 48 Students from 16 countries participated in it. The summer school was organised by Walter Geibert and Claudia Hanfland. For further information:

We invite you to view the following video about the 2022 GEOTRACES summer school: