Ithaka Institut

Biochar Summer School

Take Home Messages from 2end European Biochar Summer School 2013

The participants of the Summer School 2013 noted some days after leaving the beautifull venue in the Swiss Alps three of their most important take home messages from the intensive week of biochar learning and exchange. Have a look to this nice resumé of the week.

General Information

19 excellent young scientists have been selected to participate in the 2end European Biochar Summer School in Valais, Switzerland. 16 internationally recognized speakers from all prominent fields of biochar research will share their knowledge and passion in extended workshops during the first week of September 2013. It is co-organised by the EU-COST Action, EBRN and the Ithaka Institute. 

Program and Speakers

The Summer School will be given in a workshop-seminar style, with biochar function, characterization, production and environmental interaction being among the major learning objectives. Strong interaction with the students is a priority.

Photos from the European Biochar Summer School 2013

Find some memorable photos of highly concentrate students enjoying some of the most progressive biochar lessons in the first biochar-clay plastered class room world wide.

Student Participants

The participating students, coming from 16 countries, have already several years experience in biochar science. Please find following the description of their most prominent running biochar project.