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News & Meetings

Next Quarterly Seminar

12pm (noon) to 1:20pm ET on Friday 18 November.

Mike Durand (Ohio State University) discussing the main messages in a recent review paper “Global monitoring of snow water equivalent using high-frequency radar remote sensing”  ( and the community effort behind it.

Chris Derksen (Environment and Climate Change Canada) will be linking some of the outcomes from this community review article to recent developments and future directions of the Terrestrial Snow Mass Mission.

Links to the virtual meeting platform will be emailed to SINTER community the week commencing 14 November. To join the SINTER community and receive links to this and future seminars please join our mailing list: Contact us by email to join our mailing list

Quarterly Seminars

SINTER seminars occur quarterly. The last meeting was on June 27, 2022. See the recorded version below:

June 27, 2022 Seminar

August 1, 2021 Seminar

June 8, 2021 Seminar

June 8, 2021 Seminar

April 8, 2021 Seminar

February 25, 2021 Seminar


7th EGU Snow Science Winter School 2023

29 January-4 February 2023, Davos, Switzerland

Special topic "Snow measurements in the field and laboratory"

The website and registration (deadline 15 November 2022) are now live:|

Save the Date! NISAR Science Community Workshop

The NASA ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar (NISAR) Science Workshop will be an in-person event organized by NASA and UNAVCO to bring together the science community in solid earth, ecosystems, cryosphere, hydro-geodesy and other areas of science that will benefit from the NISAR mission.

Registration will be open in November. To learn more about the NISAR mission, go to

SINTER Snow School, Now Online

We are happy to anounce that our snow school will take place online this year! With help from CUASHI, we will be posting videos that can be viewed on this site! Please visit the Snow School portion of the subsite to check it out!

Snow Podcast

Here at SINTER, we are always excited about our friends getting PR! Check out the new podcast episode featuring Carl Benson and Maththew Sturm! The episode is called "Extreme Researchers: Carl Benson and Matthew Sturm", and can be found on Northern Soundings. Click here to listen!