IARPC Webinar Webinar

Image courtesy of NOAA
15 April 2014

Announcing an Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee (IARPC) Webinar on "Current Science Questions and Activities Related to Arctic Black Carbon" scheduled for Friday, 18 April 2014 from 3:00-4:30 p.m. EDT. The webinar is open to anyone interested in joining.

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Sea Ice For Walrus Outlook Outreach

28 March 2014 SIWO Forecast
28 March 2014

The 2014 Sea Ice for Walrus Outlook season is now in progress. Weekly reports describing the sea ice and weather conditions in the northern Bering Sea and southern Chukchi Sea will be available each Friday. Satellite imagery and local observations will be updated throughout the week as they are received.

Workshop Webcast Workshop

Photo by Bruce Elder, Courtesy of Robert Harris (PolarTREC 2007)
24 March 2014

The Sea Ice Prediction workshop next week will be webcast. Information on how to join, as well as an updated workshop agenda and participant list, can be found on the workshop webpage.

Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee New Website

A massive marine terminating glacier. Aboard the P-3 Orion, flying over Greenland. Photo by Mark Buesing (PolarTREC 2013)
12 March 2014

Announcing a new website for the research community to learn more about the Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee (IARPC) and join IARPC collaboration team meetings.

Sea Ice Prediction Network Workshop

Photo by Ute Kaden (TREC 2005), Courtesy of ARCUS
7 March 2014

The Sea Ice Prediction Network is holding a 2-day workshop in Boulder, Colorado, 1-2 April 2014, to provide a venue for in-depth discussion on the 2014 SEARCH Sea Ice Outlook and related sea ice prediction issues.

Witness the Arctic Publication

Witness the Arctic Volume 18 Number 1
28 February 2014

The Winter 2014 issue of Witness the Arctic is now available. This issue includes news about the SEARCH program, NSF meetings and workshops, the Sea Ice Prediction Network, and NOAA’s Arctic Report Card. Also included are articles about data management, climate change impacts on ocean acidification and archaeology, and the Icelandic Arctic Fox Centre. Special features in this issue are interviews with members of the ARCUS Board of Directors and a Member Institution Highlight of Texas A&M.

Study of Environmental Arctic Change Project Update

Study of Environmental Arctic Change
17 January 2014

The Study of Environmental Arctic Change (SEARCH) program is currently working on implementation of a new structure and activities. The new activities will focus on sea ice, permafrost, land ice, societal/policy implications, "Arctic Futures 2050", and fostering a coordinated arctic observing system. A 5-page summary of the new SEARCH vision, mission, goals, and structure is available on the SEARCH site.

Sea Ice Outlook Report

The Sea Ice Outlook post-season report is available. Thirty-four groups contributed outlooks this season - thank you! The report provides brief highlights and a discussion of the 2013 sea ice season and lessons learned.
17 January 2014

The Sea Ice Outlook post-season report is available. Thirty-four groups contributed outlooks this season - thank you! The report provides brief highlights and a discussion of the 2013 sea ice season and lessons learned.

Long-term Observing Management and Governance Discussions Opportunity

31 December 2013

ARCUS is soliciting online proposals for funding support to enable discussions related to long-term observing management and governance. Proposals will be accepted on a continuous basis until June 1, 2014.

Sea Ice Prediction Network New Project

Photo by Jeff Peneston (PolarTREC 2008/2009), Courtesy of ARCUS
31 December 2013

The Sea Ice Prediction Network (SIPN) project, which will be launched over the fall 2013, will develop a collaborative network of scientists and stakeholders to advance research on sea ice prediction and communicate sea ice knowledge and tools

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Latest Witness the Arctic

The Winter 2014 issue of Witness the Arctic is now available. This issue includes news about the SEARCH program, NSF meetings and workshops, the Sea Ice Prediction Network, and NOAA’s Arctic Report Card. Also included are articles about data management, climate change impacts on ocean acidification and archaeology, and the Icelandic Arctic Fox Centre. Special features in this issue are interviews with members of the ARCUS Board of Directors and a Member Institution Highlight of Texas A&M.

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PolarTREC Update

The 2014 Arctic expeditions begin in April with a survey of polar ice in Greenland with NASA's Operation IceBridge. You can read about the science projects, comment on the expedition in the forum, and view photos from the field. Start here at the virtual base camp:

Virtual Base Camp

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