2024 GMAP Planetary Geologic Mapping Winter School

22-26 January 2024: Online, Synchronous


January-March 2024: Online, Asynchronous

The GMAP Winter School is dedicated to the production of planetary geological maps of a range of Solar System bodies: Building upon earlier editions on Mars, the Moon, and Mercury, the 2024 edition will cover geologic mapping aspect of on Venus, Icy Satellites and Small Bodies

The 2024 edition of the Winter School will be largely hands-on, with the inclusion of seminars and time for asynchronous interaction and individual/project mapping work.

Topics covered included: Basemap resources, QGIS project creation, and map crafting hands-on.

We strongly encourage interested participants to review the content of the last school.

All materials, and videos from the  20212022 and 2023 editions are freely available.

As customary, the 2024 edition will have a companion GitHub repository.

WINTER SCHOOL: Announcements & milestones

  • First announcement: August 2023, date and basic info (this document)
  • Second announcemnet: November 2023, registration opens, top-level programme released
  • Third announcement: January 2024, detailed program
  • Registration deadline: 10 January 2024

For any question or expression of interest please feel free to email us at:

Further announcements will be distributed over the GMAP Community mailing list, Europlanet, and
OpenPlanetary channels.

Also, updates on Twitter, Mastodon will be provided using the following hashtag:

​Please feel free to join the GMAP mailing list writing an email to:

Funding and involved institutions

The winter school is co-funded by the Europlanet-GMAP infrastructure, the University of Padova and Constructor University.

Participating institutions are:

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GMAP Planetary Geologic Mapping Winter school: Past editions