Past Events

Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee
When: 
Fri, 08/15/2014
Where: 
Online 1:00pm to 2:00pm 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: 
Mon, 08/11/2014 to Fri, 08/15/2014
Where: 
Penn State University, State College, Pennsylvania

The Network for Sustainable Climate Risk Management (SCRiM) links an international, transdisciplinary team of climate scientists, economists, philosophers, statisticians, engineers, and policy analysts to answer the question, “What are sustainable, scientifically sound, technologically feasible, economically efficient, and ethically defensible climate risk management strategies?”

When: 
Sun, 08/10/2014
Where: 
Sacremento, California

The Climate Change Science Institute (CCSI) and the Environmental Sciences Division at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory is organizing a workshop on " Next Generation of Methods and Techniques to Address Global Change Problems” as part of the Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting to be held in Sacramento, California from August 10-15, 2014. The workshop brings together a representative group of researchers to stimulate discussions on techniques and methods used in global change research.

When: 
Sat, 08/02/2014 to Sun, 08/10/2014
Where: 
Moscow, Russia

The 40th COSPAR Scientific Assembly will be held from 2–10 August 2014, in Moscow, to be organized by Lomonosov Moscow State University, one of the leaders in Russian educational system and the country's oldest university.

When: 
Mon, 08/04/2014 to Sat, 08/09/2014
Where: 
Shanghai, China

The Integrated Marine Biogeochemistry and Ecosystem Research (IMBER) program invites applications to a summer school session in Climate and Marine Ecosystems, entitled "ClimEco4." The session will be held 4-9 August 2014 at the East China Normal University in Shanghai, China.

When: 
Wed, 08/06/2014 to Fri, 08/08/2014
Where: 
Fairbanks, Alaska

This three-day workshop will provide an overview of geophysical methods for permafrost characterization (i.e., depth, thickness, spatial extent) and monitoring (i.e., time-lapse imaging). The course comprises lectures, data-analysis exercises, and field surveys. Participants will gain practical field experience using a variety of geophysical instruments, including ground penetrating radar, electrical resistivity, passive seismic, and electromagnetic induction.

When: 
Mon, 08/04/2014 to Fri, 08/08/2014
Where: 
Mendoza, Argentina

We are happy to announce the first postgraduate course on glaciology with emphasis on the glaciers of the Southern Andes, by Instituto Argentino de Nivología, Glaciología y Ciencias Ambientales (IANIGLA- CONICET), that will be held in Mendoza, Argentina, 4-8 August, 2014.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 20 June 2014

The course will provide an introduction to the physics of glaciers, the glacier climate relationship with a focus on the different aspect of glaciers along the southern Andes.

When: 
Wed, 08/06/2014 to Fri, 08/08/2014
Where: 
Reading, United Kingdom

This is the first announcement for the Workshop on Microstructure in Snow Microwave Radiative Transfer (MICROSNOW workshop), which will take place on 6-8 August 2014 in Reading, UK. This immediately follows the Intercomparison of Snow Grain Size Measurements Results Workshop, with the aim to link new measurements of snow microstructure with microwave scattering theory.

Topics of interest for this workshop include, but are not limited to:

Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee
When: 
Wed, 08/06/2014
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: 
Mon, 07/21/2014 to Fri, 08/01/2014
Where: 
University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MInnesota

The Polar Geospatial Center and U-Spatial at the University of Minnesota are pleased to announce the 2014 University of Minnesota Summer Polar Boot Camp, a collaborative, 10-day geospatial workshop held from July 21st to August 1st on the Twin Cities campus of the University of Minnesota.