Past Events

Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee
When: 
Wed, 09/03/2014
Where: 
Online

IARPC Collaboration Teams meet on a regular basis to implement the Arctic Research Plan: FY 2013-2017. Most meetings are open to the Arctic research community. Collaboration teams facilitate communication and collaboration between Federal agencies, the academic community, industry, non-governmental organizations, and State, local and tribal groups.

Contact Sara Bowden, bowden [at] arcus [dot] org, if you would like to join this meeting.

When: 
Tue, 09/02/2014 to Wed, 09/03/2014
Where: 
Iqaluit, Nunavut

The Honorable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council, will host the initial meeting of the Arctic Economic Council (AEC) in Iqaluit, Nunavut, on September 2 and 3, 2014.

When: 
Sat, 08/23/2014 to Wed, 09/03/2014
Where: 
Auckland, New Zealand

The Royal Society of New Zealand would like to invite you to Auckland, New Zealand in 2014 for XXXIII SCAR Biennial Meetings and Open Science Conference. The Council of Managers of National Antarctic Programs (COMNAP) Symposium and Business Meetings will also be held in Auckland followed by their annual meeting in Christchurch.

Important dates for the conference include:
Call for Abstracts Open: 1 October 2013
Closing Date for Submission of Abstracts: 14 February 2014
Approximate date of acceptance of abstract: 1 April 2014

The Dynamics of the Greenland Ice Sheet
When: 
Sat, 08/16/2014 to Sun, 08/31/2014
Where: 
Arctic Station, Disko Island, western Greenland

Target: Advanced PhD candidates and early career scientists.

Goal: To mix students and lecturers with empirical/proxy and dynamical training within climate science and focus on understanding the basic principles and dynamics behind changes to the Greenland ice sheet in the past, present and future.

When: 
Tue, 08/26/2014 to Sun, 08/31/2014
Where: 
Padova, Italy

The Italian palaeobotanists and palynologists and the Department of Geoscience of the University of Padova and the Institute of Geosciences and Earth Resources - CNR - are sincerely pleased to invite all of you to Padova on August 26-31, 2014 for the forthcoming 9th EPPC.

Present day changes in climate and vegetation, as well as transformations in natural systems and landscape boosted by human forcing, urge the palaeobotanist and palynologist communities to pursue and investigate natural analogs in the geological record. These subjects will be among the topics of the Conference.

"Sea-Level Change: Observations and Processes"
When: 
Sun, 08/24/2014 to Sun, 08/31/2014
Where: 
Delft, The Netherlands

Goal: This Summer School will provide a group of 30 Ph.D. students and junior scientists specializing in sea level research with a basis in knowledge, understanding and tools for the study of global and regional sea level change and its variability.

Scope: This Summer School will cover a wide range of physical processes contributing to sea level change. The main focus is on sea level observations by tide gauges, satellite missions, GPS and their use in scientific research.

Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee
When: 
Thu, 08/28/2014
Where: 
Online 3:00pm to 4:00pm EDT

IARPC Collaboration Teams meet on a regular basis to implement the Arctic Research Plan: FY 2013-2017. Most meetings are open to the Arctic research community. Collaboration teams facilitate communication and collaboration between Federal agencies, the academic community, industry, non-governmental organizations, and State, local and tribal groups.

Contact Sara Bowden, bowden [at] arcus [dot] org, if you would like to join this meeting.

When: 
Tue, 08/26/2014 to Wed, 08/27/2014
Where: 
Kotzebue-Nome, Alaska

The Alaska Arctic Policy Commission (AAPC) has more important work to do in 2014. Together we will strive to gather public input and engage with Alaskan communities, state agencies, federal partners, and the international organizations working in the Arctic.

This is the second meeting in 2014 to focus on implementation and final recommendations.

3rd International Conference of GIS/RS in Hydrology, Water Resources and Environment
When: 
Sun, 08/24/2014 to Wed, 08/27/2014
Where: 
Guangzhou, China

The Remote Sensing and Hydrology Symposium is the official meeting of International Commission on Remote Sensing_(ICRS) of IAHS, and its first and second meetings were held in Santa Fe and Jackson Hole, USA. The first and second International Conference of GIS/RS in Hydrology, Water Resources and Environment were held in Three Gorges and Guangzhou, China. The above meetings were attended by large amount participants from all over the world, and selected papers were published in three IAHS red books.

When: 
Tue, 08/26/2014
Where: 
Online: 10:00 AM AKDT

Rick Thoman of the National Weather Service and Jon Gottschalck of the NOAA Climate Prediction Center will present a webinar titled: El Niño and Alaska - Past, Present, and Future.