ESSEM COST Action ES1404: A European network for a harmonised monitoring of snow for the benefit of climate change scenarios, hydrology and numerical weather prediction

Location and practical details of "Workshop on in-situ snow albedo measurements:toward a snow albedo intercomparison experiment"

The workshop will be held in Helsinki, Finland, at the Finnish Meteorological Institute.

Financial support for travel and accommodation will be provided to invited speakers and to participants belonging to COST ES1404 State members. In the registration form (below) the participants are requested to provide information on their needs of financial support. The final given support will be decided on the basis of the needs, the available funding, and the number of participants. Recommended hotels are:
  • Hotel Ava. It is conveniently located at a walking distance from the workshop. Price: 80,00€ per night+ 9,00€ for breakfast.
  • Hotel Cumulus Kaisaniemi. It is located in the city center, close to direct public transport (via tram or bus) to the workshop (see for instance the site for public transport in Helsinki). Price 123,00€ per night including breakfast.

  • A pre-booking for the workshop participants has been made from 23 to 25 August 2016 in both Hotels. Participants who wish to have accommodation in Hotel Ava or Cumulus Kaisaniemi should use the booking code FMI/Workshop.

    Other accommodations can be found at Visit Helsinki.

    Contact persons for the organization:
    Roberta Pirazzini (Roberta.pirazzini ()
    Cemal Melih Tanis (cemal.melih.tanis ()

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