The National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the Indian Space Research Organisation are planning a synthetic aperture radar (SAR) mission for launch in 2020. The mission is a dual L- and S-band polarimetric SAR satellite with a 12-day interferometric orbit that will provide systematic global coverage.
The University of New Hampshire Center for Spills in the Environment and the School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering will host a forum entitled "Oil Spill Response 25 years After the Exxon Valdez and in the Wake of Macondo 252, What Have We Learned and What Are We Missing?".
IMO in cooperation with CSC (Finland) and LGGE (France) will organize a 2-day Elmer/Ice course on the 27th and 28th of October 2014, just before the Nordic Branch IGS meeting in Iceland. The course is intended for persons who want to start using Elmer/Ice in their research projects with an option to go into special details on the second day. The course is sponsored by the Nordic Centre of Excellence, SVALI. There are in maximum 18 seats which by preference will be offered to SVALI members. The rest of the seats are given on a first-come-first-get principle.
The purpose of the annual Transatlantic Science Week (TSW) is to promote enhanced cooperation between Canadian, American and Norwegian stakeholders in research, innovation and higher education. TSW is an arena where different stakeholders can meet with the purpose of developing long-term collaborations or partnerships. The conference also hopes to strengthen the linkages that currently exist between the research and education domains. Finally, TSW also provides an excellent arena for dialogue between the research communities and policymakers.
This series of three workshops will include presentations and discussions of how coastal erosion on the North Slope of Alaska impacts local communities, potential responses to those impacts, related cultural and economic factors, and best practices for a long-term observing (LTO) network that could contribute to community planning and response. Ann Gibbs of the U.S. Geological Survey will be speaking on regional shoreline changes and coastal erosion hazards.
The Forum for Arctic Ocean Modeling and Observational Synthesis (FAMOS) is an international effort to focus on enhancing collaboration and coordination among Arctic marine and sea ice modelers, theoreticians and observationalists synthesize major results from the field studies and coordinated numerical experiments.
'Integrating Spatial and Temporal Scales in the Changing Arctic System: Towards Future Research Priorities'
Tue, 10/21/2014 to Fri, 10/24/2014
The Arctic in Rapid Transition initiative (ART, http://www.iarc.uaf.edu/ART), an official IASC network (http://www.iasc.info), the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS, www.apecs.is), and the European Institute for Marine Studies (IUEM, France, http://www-iuem.univ-brest.fr) organize a joint workshop on “Integrating spatial and temporal scales in the changing Arctic System: towards future research priorities” (ISTAS worksho
Together Toward Tomorrow - Conservaration, Partners, and Landscapes
Thu, 10/23/2014 to Fri, 10/24/2014
About the Workshop:
Conservation innovation is woven through our nation’s heritage. It is today and will be for decades and centuries to come an essential element of our future. Large landscape collaborative conservation is a fresh approach to the conservation challenges of the 21st century, linking public, private, non- profit and academic resources in novel, strategic, and enduring ways.
Bridging Disciplines to Solve Today’s Challenges in Resource Management
Mon, 10/20/2014 to Fri, 10/24/2014
Organizers announce open registration and a call for abstracts for the 2014 Joint Meeting of the Alaska Sections of the American Water Resources Association, American Fisheries Society, and the Southeast Alaska Fish Habitat Partnership. The meeting, entitled "Bridging Disciplines to Solve Today's Challenges in Resource Management," will convene 20-24 October 2014 in Juneau, Alaska.
This series of three workshops will include presentations and discussions of how coastal erosion on the North Slope of Alaska impacts local communities, potential responses to those impacts, related cultural and economic factors, and best practices for a long-term observing (LTO) network that could contribute to community planning and response. Anne Garland of Applied Research in Environmental Sciences Nonprofit, Inc., will be speaking on community-based monitoring of critical coastal infrastructure for the City of Barrow.
ARCUS is a nonprofit organization consisting of institutions organized and operated for educational, professional, or scientific purposes to advance arctic research and education.
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