Past Events

When: 
Mon, 07/14/2014 to Thu, 07/17/2014
Where: 
The Hague, The Netherlands

The increasing demand for fresh water and the impacts of climate change on water availability and extreme events highlight why water is a current major global concern and is “Trending Now.” The Conference will celebrate 25 years of GEWEX research and set the stage for the next phase of research addressing the World Climate Research Programme Grand Challenges on water resources, extremes, and climate sensitivity through observations and data sets, their analyses, process studies, model development and exploitation, applications, technology transfer to operational results, and research capaci

Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee
When: 
Wed, 07/16/2014
Where: 
Online 2:00pm to 3:00pm 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: 
Sun, 07/06/2014 to Wed, 07/16/2014
Where: 
South Tyrol, Italy

In summer 2014 the University of Innsbruck and the European Academy of Bozen/Bolzano (EURAC) will for the first time organise a summer school on the topic “Mummies and Glacial Archaeology”.

When: 
Tue, 07/15/2014
Where: 
London, United Kingdom

The House of Lords Select Committee on the Arctic will take evidence from academics specializing in climate change and sea ice as it continues its new inquiry. The first set of witnesses the questions will focus on the impact of changing global and local temperatures on the Arctic environment, whether the available data on the subject is robust enough to support informed policy making and what impact changing conditions are having on people, wildlife and economic opportunities in the Arctic region.

When: 
Thu, 06/19/2014 to Fri, 07/11/2014
Where: 
Longyearbyen, Svalbard

The University of the Arctic Thematic Network on Permafrost offers an International Bachelor Permafrost Summer Field School in Svalbard, 19 June to 11 July 2014. We welcome senior bachelor students, who are interested in obtaining an overall knowledge about permafrost. The course will offer insights into:

When: 
Wed, 07/09/2014 to Thu, 07/10/2014
Where: 
Paris, France

In the framework of WP5 activities of ACCESS, a 2-day workshop on “Arctic Indigenous Peoples and the results of the EU ACCESS project on long term climate change effect on the Arctic” will be organized in Paris on July 9 to 10, 2014.

The aims and objectives of the workshop are:

Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee
When: 
Thu, 07/10/2014
Where: 
Online 11:00am to 12:00pm 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: 
Wed, 07/02/2014 to Fri, 07/04/2014
Where: 
Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park, New Zealand

This year's New Zealand Snow and Ice Research Group (SIRG) workshop will take place at Aoraki Mt Cook Village in the central Southern Alps from July 2nd - July 4th.

The SIRG annual workshop brings together snow and ice researchers from around New Zealand and beyond and serves as New Zealand's branch meeting of the International Glaciology Society.

When: 
Mon, 06/23/2014 to Fri, 07/04/2014
Where: 
Potsdam, Germany

Under the overarching theme “Arctic in the Anthropocene” (http://potsdam-summer-school.org/), this two-week (10 working days) interdisciplinary and interactive event running from 23 June to 4 July 2014 will be the first in a series of Potsdam Summer Schools to be held annually. The goal is to bring together early-career scientists and young professionals from research departments, governmental and non-governmental agencies and organizations, as well as the private sector from all around the world.

Connecting Communities: Collaborating, Creating and Communicating
When: 
Sun, 06/29/2014 to Thu, 07/03/2014
Where: 
Cambridge, United Kingdom

The 25th Polar Libraries Colloquy will be held in Cambridge, UK, co-hosted by the Scott Polar Research Institute (SPRI) and the British Antarctic Survey (BAS). The Colloquy will feature a number of interesting keynote speakers, presentations and panels, and field trips to collections of interest in Cambridge and London.

The conference theme is "Connecting Communities: Collaborating, Creating and Communicating." Questions that will be addressed are: