Summer short courses

2018 Course Dates!

2018 SPATIAL and IsoCamp courses will be held from June 11-22 at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah.

The ITCE program offers two, concurrent, 2-week, summer short courses to graduate students, postdocs, and interested faculty and researchers. Read More

Course 1, Stable Isotope Biogeochemistry and Ecology (aka Iso-Camp), emphasizes fundamental environmental and biological theory underlying isotope fractionation processes and a broad spectrum of ecological and environmental applications.

Course 2, Isotopes in Spatial Ecology and Biogeochemistry (aka the SPATIAL Short Course), extends on the fundamentals covered in course 1 to develop theory and techniques for applying isotope and biogeochemical tracer data to spatial problems at a range of scales.

Application Process

We will be accepting applications for the 2018 ITCE short courses from December 4th, 2017- February 3rd, 2018. Read More

Participant Support

Support from the National Science Foundation allows the ITCE program to provide participant financial support for a limited number of student participants in each course. Support will be awarded competitively and is available only to applicants who are graduate students. Applications for participant support can be submitted as part of the course application process, and require an additional short essay and second letter of support.

Post-course Opportunities

Student participants will be eligible for project-supported, post-course exchange visits to conduct research in residence at with one or more ITCE instructors.

 

ITCE News!

2018 course application window is now closed - admission decisions by end February
October:

New Publication – SPATIAL and IsoCamp alum Cat Jarman develops ITCE research-in-residence project and reports paleogenomic analysis of skeletal samples in determining the origins of inhabitants of Rapa Nui. Read the paper published in Current Biology (here)

2018 Course Dates Announced!

Open PhD position - The research group of Prof. Kahmen at the University of Basel just published an open ERC-funded PhD position in stable isotope physiology. Read it (here).

May:

New Publication - Marine isoscape paper from ITCE research-in-residence team including SPATIAL alum Sarah Magozzi, SPATIAL instructors Clive Trueman and Michael Wunder, and former ITCE post-doc Hannah Vander Zanden! Read it (here)!

New Publication - Marine Biology paper by SPATIAL alum Julia Adams (2015). Link to full-text article (here)!

March:

New Publications - Two new papers by SPATIAL alum Sean Brennan involving salmon migration (here) and using dendritic network models to improve Strontium isoscapes (here)!

January:

New Blog Post - Former SPATIAL student Katie Wedemeyer-Strombel discusses her experience as a SPATIAL student last summer! (Check it out here!)

Archived ITCE News

 


IsoMAP: WebGIS for Isotopes

IsoMAP is a dynamic, online workspace for spatial analysis, modeling and prediction of stable isotope ratio variation in the natural environment. The initial realease of the IsoMAP gateway is now live and supports precipitation isotope ratio modeling. Visit IsoMAP to learn more or to start making isoscapes today!

IsoMAP