Witness the Arctic - New Issue Available Online

Date: 
11 June 2014

Witness the Arctic
New Issue Available Online
Spring 2014, Volume 18, Number 2

To view articles or to download a PDF file of this issue, please go to:
http://www.arcus.org/witness-the-arctic

For further information, please contact:
Betsy Turner-Bogren, ARCUS
Email: betsy@arcus.org

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The Spring 2014 issue of Witness the Arctic has been published online
and is available at: http://www.arcus.org/witness-the-arctic.

This issue includes an introduction of the new NSF Director, France A.
Cordova; articles about other NSF news, the influence of Arctic climate
changes on mid-latitude weather patterns, and the overall success of
past Sea Ice Outlook predictions. Also included are updates on: the
SEARCH program; NSF-funded projects in Arctic natural sciences, social
sciences, and science education; international meetings; and NASA, NOAA,
ACADIS, USARC, and the Polar Research Board. Special features in this
issue are a perspective on the new ARCUS Vision and Mission statement,
interviews with three members of the ARCUS Board of Directors, and
Brendan P. Kelly's reflections on Arctic research coordination.

The full list of articles is as follows:

Interagency Study of Environmental Arctic Change (SEARCH)
- Brief SEARCH Update
http://www.arcus.org/witness-the-arctic/2014/2/a...

- Sea Ice Prediction has Easy and Difficult Years
http://www.arcus.org/witness-the-arctic/2014/2/a...

Arctic Natural Sciences Program
- New Insights on Ice Dynamics
http://www.arcus.org/witness-the-arctic/2014/2/a...

Arctic Social Sciences Program
- International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences Hits New Milestones
http://www.arcus.org/witness-the-arctic/2014/2/a...

- Extensive Plan of Activities for the Arctic-FROST Research Network
http://www.arcus.org/witness-the-arctic/2014/2/a...

Arctic Research Support and Logistics
- NSF Logistics Workshop Prepublication Report Available
http://www.arcus.org/witness-the-arctic/2014/2/a...

Data Management
- NSF Recommends Fourth Year of Funding for ACADIS
http://www.arcus.org/witness-the-arctic/2014/2/a...

Science News
- Influences of Arctic Climate Changes on Weather Patterns in the Mid-latitudes
http://www.arcus.org/witness-the-arctic/2014/2/a...

Science Education News
- A Week as an Arctic Council Delegate in Arkhangelsk, Russia
http://www.arcus.org/witness-the-arctic/2014/2/a...

- U.S. and Chile Initiate Antarctic Science Education Effort
http://www.arcus.org/witness-the-arctic/2014/2/a...

National Science Foundation News
- Cordova Sworn in as 14th Director of NSF
http://www.arcus.org/witness-the-arctic/2014/2/a...

- Committee of Visitors Offers Recommendations to NSF's Arctic Sciences Section
http://www.arcus.org/witness-the-arctic/2014/2/a...

Interagency News
- Brendan P. Kelly’s Reflections on Arctic Research Coordination
http://www.arcus.org/witness-the-arctic/2014/2/a...

- NOAA Launches Arctic Action Plan
http://www.arcus.org/witness-the-arctic/2014/2/a...

- NASA Cryospheric Sciences MVP Awarded to Joseph MacGregor
http://www.arcus.org/witness-the-arctic/2014/2/a...

U.S. Arctic Research Commission
- USARC Delegation Visits Finland
http://www.arcus.org/witness-the-arctic/2014/2/a...

Polar Research Board
- PRB Report Released -The Arctic in the Anthropocene: Emerging Research Questions
http://www.arcus.org/witness-the-arctic/2014/2/a...

- Recent Reports from the National Academy of Sciences
http://www.arcus.org/witness-the-arctic/2014/2/a...

International News
- Recommendations from 2014 Arctic Observing Summit
http://www.arcus.org/witness-the-arctic/2014/2/a...

From the ARCUS Board
- New ARCUS Vision and Mission Statements
http://www.arcus.org/witness-the-arctic/2014/2/a...

- Meet the Board of Directors -- Jay Gulledge
http://www.arcus.org/witness-the-arctic/2014/2/a...

- Meet the Board of Directors -- John Payne
http://www.arcus.org/witness-the-arctic/2014/2/a...

- Meet the Board of Directors -- David Cairns
http://www.arcus.org/witness-the-arctic/2014/2/a...

To view articles or to download a PDF file of this issue, please go to:
http://www.arcus.org/witness-the-arctic.

For further information, please contact:
Betsy Turner-Bogren, ARCUS
Email: betsy@arcus.org

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