Call for Membership - New NSF-Funded Network in Arctic Sustainability

Date: 
29 April 2014

Call for Membership - New NSF-Funded Network in Arctic Sustainability
Arctic-FROST
International and Interdisciplinary Collaboration

For further information and to register, go to:
http://www.uni.edu/arctic/frost

For questions, contact:
Andrey Petrov
Email: andrey.petrov@uni.edu

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The new NSF-funded Research Coordination Network (RCN) - Sustainability
Science, Engineering, and Education for Sustainability (SEES) network,
entitled "Arctic-FROST: Arctic FRontiers Of SusTainability: Resources,
Societies, Environments, and Development in the Changing North"
announces a call for membership.

Arctic-FROST is an international interdisciplinary collaborative network
and platform for research exchange, developing interdisciplinary
synthesis, and international research about Arctic and sub-Arctic
sustainability. The network teams together environmental and social
scientists, local educators, and community members to enable and
mobilize research on sustainable Arctic development. The research is
specifically aimed at improving health, human development, and the
well-being of Arctic communities while conserving ecosystem structures,
functions, and resources under changing climate conditions. The network
is based at the Arctic Social and Environmental Systems Research
Laboratory at the University of Northern Iowa under the direction of
Andre Petrov.

Over the next five years Arctic-FROST will fund multiple meetings and
workshops on various subjects pertaining to sustainability and
sustainable development in the Arctic. Community members with academic
or practical interests in these areas are invited to become Arctic-FROST
members. Arctic-FROST membership is free and open for all. Membership
benefits include:

- Opportunity to connect with network researchers and receive
interdisciplinary and international collaboration experience;
- Eligibility for funding to participate in Arctic-FROST activities and
events;
-Access to special workshops and funding for early career scholars;
-Ability to receive members-only research updates, announcements,
teaching materials, calls for papers and proposals, and other
network-related information; and
-Priority in submission of papers and abstracts for Arctic-FROST
sponsored publications and activities.

For further information and to register, go to:
http://www.uni.edu/arctic/frost.

For questions, contact:
Andrey Petrov
Email: andrey.petrov@uni.edu

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