Field course: the Mont Blanc massif


Four days dedicated to the Mont Blanc massif, on site: from 19th to 22nd September 2017, in Courmayeur, PhD students will attend the field course “Slope dynamics and responses of surface processes to climate change: the case of the Mont Blanc massif“.

Leaflet Mont Blanc field course

Program Mont Blanc field course



Topics of the course:

  • climate change and geomorphological processes in Alpine regions
  • cryosphere dynamics under climate warming conditions
  • slope instability and monitoring systems
  • climate change effects on Alpine ecosystems

Lessons will be held by

  • Daniele Giordan (CNR-IRPI Torino)
  • Philip Deline (Université Savoie Mont Blanc)
  • Davide Bertolo, Valerio Segor (Regione Autonoma Valle d’Aosta)
  • Andrea Mondoni, Roberto Seppi, Francesco Zucca (Università degli Studi di Pavia)
  • Pietro Picco, Elena Motta (Fondazione Montagna Sicura Courmayeur)

The course is organised by our PhD Program in Earth and Environmental Sciences, in cooperation with CNR-IRPI Torino and Fondazione Montagna Sicura.

No registration fee is required. Max number of participants is 30.

PhD students interested in applying for the field course should send an email to or by July 14th.

Application Form (Editable file, please download and fill in offline)