Upcoming Events

Arctic Business and Security
When: 
Tue, 03/17/2015 to Thu, 03/19/2015
Where: 
Bodø, Norway

The Arctic Dialogue has been organized and initiated by the High North Centre for Business and Governance at Bodø Graduate School of Business, University of Nordland, and up to 2012, supported by HBW Resources (USA), to foster dialogue and increase information sharing between stakeholders in the Arctic.

Developments in Arctic Shipping Operations & Infrastructure
When: 
Wed, 03/18/2015 to Thu, 03/19/2015
Where: 
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

The 6th Arctic Shipping Summit will focus on technological, operational, and logistical and challenges encountered by ship owners in harsh Arctic conditions. It will address key developments in transport and regulation in the Arctic as well as; commercial, communication and safety issues. Particular emphasis will be put on evaluating potential opportunities in the region. This summit, through presentations, roundtable discussion and case studies will examine practical solutions to Arctic shipping issues and present the latest innovations of technology in this specialized area.

When: 
Mon, 03/23/2015 to Fri, 03/27/2015
Where: 
Rosendal, Norway

The goal of this workshop is to summarize our fundamental understanding and description of small-scale processes in the coupled atmosphere-ocean-ice climate system at high latitudes in order to assess and reduce bias and uncertainties in weather prediction and climate models.

The workshop will be limited to ca. 90 participants. Limited travel funding will be available to support a selection of early career scientists (Post-docs within 5 years of PhD and PhD students).

When: 
Mon, 03/23/2015 to Thu, 03/26/2015
Where: 
Obergurgl, Austria

Mark the dates in your calendars!

Information, application, program etc. will become available on the website of the Network on Arctic Glaciology: http://www.iasc.info/nag/
and will be sent over Cryolist as it becomes available!

When: 
Mon, 03/30/2015 to Wed, 04/01/2015
Where: 
Stockholm, Sweden

The U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) Arctic Section is supporting a 'Planning Workshop on joint Arctic Research using the Swedish Class 1A Icebreaker Oden.' This workshop is held in collaboration with the Swedish Polar Research Secretariat (SPRS) and the Swedish Research Council (Formas and VR). The US delegation will be led by Drs. Patricia Matrai (Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences) and Peter Minnett (RSMAS, U. Miami), as workshop co-organizers with Dr. Caroline Leck (Stockholm U.).

When: 
Wed, 04/08/2015 to Fri, 04/10/2015
Where: 
Reading, United Kingdom

This workshop will bring together anyone interested in the predictability of polar sea-ice on seasonal to inter-annual timescales. Contributions will include presentations on understanding causes of inter-annual polar climate variability, as well as idealized predictability studies, and operational forecasts. This workshop is a follow-up to the Sea Ice Prediction Workshop held in Boulder in April 2014. A call for abstracts will appear in January.

When: 
Sun, 04/12/2015 to Fri, 04/17/2015
Where: 
Vienna, Austria

The General Assembly 2015 of the European Geosciences Union (EGU) is held at the Austria Center Vienna (ACV) in Vienna, Austria, from 12 – 17 April 2015. The assembly is open to the scientists of all nations.

Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting
When: 
Tue, 04/21/2015 to Sat, 04/25/2015
Where: 
Chicago, IL

The Polar Geography and Cryosphere Specialty Groups of the Association of American Geographers call for papers for the 2015 Annual Meeting of the AAG under the following areas:

Polar Geography Sessions

Current Topics in Human-Environment Interactions:

When: 
Thu, 04/23/2015 to Thu, 04/30/2015
Where: 
Toyama, Japan

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.

When: 
Sun, 05/03/2015 to Tue, 05/05/2015
Where: 
Chicago, Illinois

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.