We are happy to announce that first Students In Polar Research Conference will take place in Brno, Czech Republic between April 20 and 22, 2015. The Department of Geography and Faculty of Science at Masaryk University will host the conference, which aims to introduce actual topics in Polar geography and ecology research, enhance the exchange of information and ideas among young researchers, and offer the opportunity to strengthen existing and establish prospective collaboration.
ASSW is the annual gathering of international organizations engaged in supporting and facilitating Arctic research. The purpose of the summit is to provide opportunities for coordination, collaboration and cooperation in all areas of Arctic science. IASC's (International Arctic Science Committee) 25th anniversary will be celebrated during ASSW2015. The summit presents an opportunity to review IASC contributions and recognize those who have been instrumental in its founding, development and growth.
The purpose of this conference is to bring researchers, practitioners and policy makers to a world-wide platform to share research and discuss creative solutions related to global climate change impacts. The conference will emphasize the importance of global climate change impacts on agriculture while covering a range of topics related to climate change impacts on land and water resources.
The next Alpine Glaciology Meeting (AGM) will be held in Milano, Italy on 7 and 8 May, 2015, with a field trip on 9 May at Forni Glacier (Stelvio National Park). As usual, this meeting serves as informal exchange platform for researchers working on snow, glaciers or permafrost. Oral and poster presentations are welcome, and young scientists are especially encouraged to present their work in progress.
The meeting will be held at University of Milano (Italy) (Università degli Studi di Milano, Via Festa del Perdono, 7).
Effective Design and Construction in Permafrost Regions
Fri, 05/08/2015 to Wed, 05/13/2015
The University of Alberta, in collaboration with the Cold Regions Geo-technology Division of the Canadian Geotechnical Society, is organizing again the International Short Course on Permafrost Engineering - Effective Design and Construction in Permafrost Regions Date: May 8 - 13, 2015 Location: Edmonton, Alberta
For more information, please contact Sally Petaske at sally [dot] petaske [at] ualberta [dot] ca (+1 780-492-2176)
Tools and Strategies for Assessment and Management of Data-Limited Fish Stocks
Tue, 05/12/2015 to Fri, 05/15/2015
Organizers of the 30th Wakefield Fisheries Symposium announce a call for abstracts. The theme for the 2015 symposium is "Tools and Strategies for Assessment and Management of Data-Limited Fish Stocks." It will be held 12-15 May 2015 in Anchorage, Alaska.
The symposium will bring together fishery and social scientists, managers, fishermen, and others from around the world. Organizers invite abstract submissions in the following topic areas:
Fifteenth International Scientific Conference for Students and Post-graduates
The conference is devoted to scientific, environmental, technical, economic, and social aspects of the development of the Arctic. It will be divided into sections including Biology and Medicine, Chemistry and Technology, Ecology of the North, Economical Problems of Arctic Development, Education in the Arctic region, Geology and Geophysics of the Arctic Region, Information Technologies and Mathematical Methods, Marine Biology, Physical Studies, and Humanitarian and Social Problems. Suggestions on new topics are welcome.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) announces a crosscutting/NSF-wide solicitation for Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE), which is an National Science Foundation (NSF) program that supports international activities across all NSF-supported disciplines. The primary goal of PIRE is to support high quality projects in which advances in research and education could not occur without international collaboration. PIRE seeks to catalyze a higher level of international engagement in the U.S. science and engineering community.