The 2018 schedule will be available soon. If you think your team would benefit from training, please talk with your CPS project manager.
Travel funds may be available for some courses. For more information, contact the Field Safety Manager
Poor weather is always a risk to consider in the Arctic. Photo: Robin Davies
Part of risk management is practicing techniques over and over. Photo: Tracy Sheeley
Allen O’Bannon, CPS field risk manager, discusses ways to stay safe and found in the field.
Treating water with a steripen. Photo: JR Hernandez
CPS locates field training sessions near those who need it. Here, trainees in Palo Alto, California, practicing setting up a tent for shelter. Photo: Clay Ross
Arctic field training includes lessons on treating water. Photo: JR Hernandez
Starting a fire with shavings. Photo: Lee McDavid
Students practice different methods of starting fire in field training. Photo: JR Hernandez
Because some personnel climb a 50-meter tower to maintain instruments, researchers and staff at Summit Station receive tower rescue training. Photo: Larry Gullingsrud
Using a ground penetrating radar to check for crevasses. Photo: Robin Davies
Making wood shavings to start a fire. Photo: JR Hernandez
Practicing patient care in a field training course. Photo: Maggie Knuth