Upcoming Events

When: 
Tue, 01/13/2015
Where: 
Online

The Division of Polar Programs (PLR) and the Division of Undergraduate Education (DUE) encourage proposals that will leverage the extensive National Science Foundation (NSF) investment in polar sciences and polar infrastructure for the benefit of science education in the U.S. and for the development of the next generation of polar scientists.

When: 
Sun, 01/18/2015 to Fri, 01/23/2015
Where: 
Tromso, Norway

The 9th Arctic Frontiers conference will be held in Tromsø, Norway, with the title: Climate and Energy, from Sunday 18 January to Friday 23 January 2015.

When: 
Sun, 01/18/2015 to Tue, 01/20/2015
Where: 
Arlington, Virginia

Organizers announce a call for applications to the Encouraging Networks between Geoscience and Geoscience Education (ENGAGE) Workshop. It will be held 18-20 January 2015 in Arlington, Virginia.

When: 
Mon, 01/19/2015 to Fri, 01/23/2015
Where: 
Anchorage, Alaska

The symposium will feature a session on the Communicating Ocean Sciences, keynote addresses, poster sessions, and workshops. As in past years, the main content of the symposium is organized by large marine ecosystem. The 2015 schedule will be:

  • Tuesday, January 20 - Gulf of Alaska;
  • Wednesday, January 21 - Bering Sea; and
  • Thursday, January 22 - Arctic Ocean.

Details of the 2015 Alaska Marine Science Symposium program will be available by mid-November. Visit the symposium website for more information.

When: 
Mon, 01/26/2015 to Wed, 01/28/2015
Where: 
Stockholm, Sweden

Every year Georange together with Nordic Publishing invite decision-makers from parliamentary committees and government agencies, authorities, experts and other interested parties from the Nordic mining and mineral industry, as well as representatives from the financial sector, to focus on today’s industry – its possibilities and increased importance for developments in trade and industry. The seminar will be arranged in conjunction with the annual Västerbotten Weeks at the Grand Hôtel in Stockholm.

For more information, please visit the conference website.

Charting a Path to U.S.: Leadership in the Far North
When: 
Fri, 01/30/2015 to Sat, 01/31/2015
Where: 
Seattle, Washington

The second annual Arctic Encounter Symposium will challenge participants to tackle the shared interests and concerns of the United States and the global community as we look north to the last emerging frontier – the Arctic. Leading experts, CEO's, and thought leaders from the science, technology, maritime, and energy sectors, will gather to challenge the status quo dialogue, critically address challenges to realizing the Arctic's full potential and collaborate on solutions. Participants will include key industry leaders, policy makers, and regional stakeholders.

When: 
Fri, 01/30/2015 to Sat, 01/31/2015
Where: 
Irvine, California

This symposium will explore the effectiveness of existing governance in the Arctic region, strategies for improving effective implementation, and possible alternative governance regimes. A segment of the presented papers will be published in the UCI Law Review as a symposium.

Presenters include:

  • Betsy Baker,
  • Michael Byers,
  • Joseph DiMento,
  • Tore Henriksen,
  • Brian Israel,
  • Timo Koivurova,
  • Tullio Scovazzi, and
  • Oran Young

For more information, please visit the symposium website.

When: 
Mon, 02/02/2015 to Wed, 02/04/2015
Where: 
Boulder, Colorado

You and your colleagues are invited to attend the CESM Land Ice and Polar Climate Working Group Winter Meetings, Monday-Wednesday, February 2-4, 2015. This meetings will be held in Boulder, Colorado at the National Center for Atmospheric Research Mesa Laboratory. The Land Ice Working Group (LIWG) will meet Feb. 2-3, and the Polar Climate Working Group (PCWG) will meet Feb. 3-4. The afternoon of Feb. 3 will be a joint LIWG/PCWG session.

When: 
Mon, 02/09/2015 to Sun, 02/15/2015
Where: 
Warsaw, Poland

This course will provide training in the description and interpretation of quartz grains of sediments from a wide variety of environments, with particular focus on periglacial sediments. During the course the participants will be available two scanning electron microscopes (SEM).

The course includes practical exercises involving the analysis of samples in the SEM, lectures and discussion forums. Practical classes will be conducted in a maximum of 5 people groups.

Brief syllabus of the course:

Global and Regional Perspectives - North Meets South
When: 
Sun, 02/22/2015 to Fri, 02/27/2015
Where: 
Granada, Spain

ASLO returns to Europe for the 2015 Aquatic Sciences Meeting on 22-27 February 2015 at the Granada Congress and Exhibition Centre (Palacios de Exposiciones y Congresos de Granada) in Granada, Spain.