This conference will bring together academics and practitioners from relevant disciplines such as international law, international relations, political science and marine biology, NGOs, representatives from EU institutions and international organisations to discuss the EU's potential contribution to enhance Arctic governance. A roadmap for increasing the effectiveness of the EU’s action in the Arctic will be drawn at the end of the conference.
SIMS and laser techniques provide a new level of climate resolution through analysis of isotope ratio and trace element compositions at micron-scale. In situ analysis permits correlation of imaging with geochemistry and selection of features that could not otherwise be interrogated. These recent advances yield improved temporal resolution and promise an important new level of understanding for many paleoclimate proxies. The workshop will be conducted in parallel with tutorial demonstrations of the IMS-1280 Ion Microprobe in the WiscSIMS Lab.
Tropics to Poles: Advancing Science in High Latitudes
Sun, 05/31/2015 to Thu, 06/04/2015
Whistler, British Columbia, Canada
Organizers of the combined 49th Congress of the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (CMOS) and 13th American Meteorological Society Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography (AMS) announce calls for registration and session proposals to their joint conference entitled "Tropics to Poles - Advancing Science in High Latitudes." The conference will convene 31 May - 4 June 2015 in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada.
British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge, United Kingdom
The international pteropod workshop will take place at the British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge between 1st and 3rd of June 2015, prior to the open meeting "Ocean acidification: what's it all about?" that will be held at the Royal Society, London on 4 and 5 June, providing outcomes of the UKOA and BIOACID research programmes.
Confirmed Plenary speakers:
Steve Comeau, Post-doctoral position, Department of Biology, California State University
Organizers announce that a workshop of current and future changes of the Greenland and Arctic cryosphere will be held in Ilulissat, Greenland on 2-5 June 2015. Abstract submissions from the Arctic community are invited.
The courses are designed to provide students with the tools to effectively work with northern communities within their research and also gain a greater understanding of current issues in the north. Ideas will be exchanged from the different perspectives of advanced Masters students, PhD students and post-doc or early-career researchers from the various Arctic countries.
The InternationaI Congress on Circumpolar Health (ICCH) series are arranged every three years in Arctic countries or countries related to Arctic issues. First congress of the series was arranged in 1967, and it was previously hosted by Oulu in 1971.
The congress will focus on human health and well-being in the Arctic and northern areas. It is open for everyone interested in Arctic issues, especially scientists, researchers, health care professionals, policy analysts, government agency representatives and community leaders.