2015 UMN Summer Polar Boot Camp


The Polar Geospatial Center and the University of Minnesota are pleased to announce the 2015 University of Minnesota Summer Polar Boot Camp, an intensive, five-day geospatial workshop held from August 17th to 21st on the Twin Cities campus of the University of Minnesota. The Summer Polar Boot Camp focuses on applications of commercial satellite imagery for polar science and operations. A full summary of topics and courses can be found on the 2015 Curriculum page.



Proficiency with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a prerequisite for admission to the workshop.





Course Fees

The non-refundable participation fee for this course is $250.



The Polar Geospatial Center has reserved a block of single-occupancy rooms in an on-campus dormitory at a rate of $45.80/night.



Application opens: April 1, 2015

Application deadline: June 15, 2015

Notification of acceptance: June 19, 2015

Course fee due: July 17, 2015

Workshop begins: August 17, 2015

Ready to apply?
Click here to visit the application page.