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Arctic safety

26.08.2020
Education

The course will give you knowledge about the risks when working in Greenland. During the course, you will get hands-on practice and theoretical introduction to safety and behavior working on sea ice, e.g. use of rifles, flares etc. to scare away polar bears and muskoxen, first aid with focus on prevention and treatments of frost injuries, emer­gency equipment including navigation in Greenland and use of communications sys­tems (including VHF radio, satellite phone ect.), setting up emergency camps (including snow pits), rescue techniques on sea ice, safety on snowmobile and avalanche scenarios, rescue techniques and ship safety. This course will not grant ECTS, but it is mandatory for you when working on sea ice. The course takes place in Nuuk and it involves fieldwork in the Nuuk area.

Course start date
22.02.2021
Course end date
26.02.2021
Registration deadline
01.10.2020
Organisation
Greenland Institute of Natural Resources (GINR)
Department
Greenland Climate Research Centre
Field of study
Other
Course Level
Master
Course topic
Safety training
Sea ice
Teaching language
English
Teaching place
Greenland Institute of Natural Resources
Teaching country
Greenland
ECTS/Credits
0
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