'Integrating Spatial and Temporal Scales in the Changing Arctic System: Towards Future Research Priorities'
Tue, 10/21/2014 to Fri, 10/24/2014
The Arctic in Rapid Transition initiative (ART, http://www.iarc.uaf.edu/ART), an official IASC network (http://www.iasc.info), the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS, www.apecs.is), and the European Institute for Marine Studies (IUEM, France, http://www-iuem.univ-brest.fr) organize a joint workshop on “Integrating spatial and temporal scales in the changing Arctic System: towards future research priorities” (ISTAS worksho
The Forum for Arctic Ocean Modeling and Observational Synthesis (FAMOS) is an international effort to focus on enhancing collaboration and coordination among Arctic marine and sea ice modelers, theoreticians and observationalists synthesize major results from the field studies and coordinated numerical experiments.
Together Toward Tomorrow - Conservaration, Partners, and Landscapes
Thu, 10/23/2014 to Fri, 10/24/2014
About the Workshop:
Conservation innovation is woven through our nation’s heritage. It is today and will be for decades and centuries to come an essential element of our future. Large landscape collaborative conservation is a fresh approach to the conservation challenges of the 21st century, linking public, private, non- profit and academic resources in novel, strategic, and enduring ways.
The purpose of the annual Transatlantic Science Week (TSW) is to promote enhanced cooperation between Canadian, American and Norwegian stakeholders in research, innovation and higher education. TSW is an arena where different stakeholders can meet with the purpose of developing long-term collaborations or partnerships. The conference also hopes to strengthen the linkages that currently exist between the research and education domains. Finally, TSW also provides an excellent arena for dialogue between the research communities and policymakers.
IMO in cooperation with CSC (Finland) and LGGE (France) will organize a 2-day Elmer/Ice course on the 27th and 28th of October 2014, just before the Nordic Branch IGS meeting in Iceland. The course is intended for persons who want to start using Elmer/Ice in their research projects with an option to go into special details on the second day. The course is sponsored by the Nordic Centre of Excellence, SVALI. There are in maximum 18 seats which by preference will be offered to SVALI members. The rest of the seats are given on a first-come-first-get principle.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the Indian Space Research Organisation are planning a synthetic aperture radar (SAR) mission for launch in 2020. The mission is a dual L- and S-band polarimetric SAR satellite with a 12-day interferometric orbit that will provide systematic global coverage.
The Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies is proud to join the Polar Law Institute and the University of Akureyri in Iceland, the Northern Institute for Environmental and Minority Law, Arctic Centre, University of Lapland, the University of the Arctic, and the Arctic Law Thematic Network in Finland in hosting the 7th Polar Law Symposium in Hobart in 2014. This will be the first time the event has been held in the Southern Hemisphere. Its theme explores, among other things, the interests of Asian states in both the Arctic and the Antarctic.
In order to celebrate its 40th anniversary, Association Inuksiutiit Katimajiit Inc., in collaboration with Université Laval, is glad to invite you to the 19th edition of the biennial Inuit Studies Conference. It will be held in Quebec City, October 29 - November 1, 2014, the theme of the meeting being Qaumaniq: Enlightening Knowledge. Confined for a long time to the status of objects of science, Inuit have now become important actors and active participants in arctic research.
It is our great pleasure to host the next IGS Nordic Branch meeting in Iceland and hereby invite you all to participate. The meeting will be held between October 30th and November 1st at Hotel Dyrholaey (http://www.dyrholaey.is) which is located in the vicinity of Myrdalsjökulll ice cap covering the legendary volcano Katla in Southern Iceland (http://osm.org/go/e0wtWw?m=).
ARCUS is a nonprofit organization consisting of institutions organized and operated for educational, professional, or scientific purposes to advance arctic research and education.
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