Upcoming Events

When: 
Tue, 11/18/2014 to Wed, 11/19/2014
Where: 
Los Angeles, California

The theme for this year's Symposium will be Worldwide Chokepoints and Maritime Risks. "Chokepoint" is a common military strategy term that refers to any enclosed space, corridor, or area where large numbers of personnel and/or resources are forced to pass through, with no reasonable alternate routes. Within the maritime environment, geographical features such as a strait or canal are considered chokepoints. The event is hosted by the Homeland Security Center of the University of Southern California.

When: 
Tue, 11/18/2014
Where: 
Online: 10:00 am AKDT

Jackie Grebmeier (UMCES) and Sue Moore (NOAA/Fisheries) will present a webinar for the Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy (ACCAP) on "A Tale of Two Synthesis Efforts: The PacMARS and SOAR Programs".

When: 
Wed, 11/19/2014 to Thu, 11/20/2014
Where: 
Toulouse, France

We would like to inform you about the 6th EUMETSAT Ocean and Sea Ice SAF Users Workshop will be held in Toulouse, France, on 19th and 20th November 2014. The objectives of the Workshop are to provide a forum for users to present and discuss experiences and requirements on satellite based products and services, and to present and discuss the provision of products and services by the OSI SAF.

This is a great opportunity for users to meet OSI SAF teams and discuss about our current and future products.

When: 
Wed, 11/19/2014
Where: 
Anchorage, Alaska

The Alaska Ocean Observing System (AOOS) is celebrating their 10th anniversary. The celebration will include: drinks and hors d'oeurves, short films from the AOOS Film Contest and guest speakers, and highlights from 10 years of ocean monitoring in Alaska.

When: Wednesday, November 19, 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Where: Anchorage Museum, 625 C Street, Anchorage, AK
Questions: Email Darcy Dugan at dugan [at] aoos [dot] org.

When: 
Thu, 11/20/2014 to Fri, 11/21/2014
Where: 
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Indigenous people in Canada (First Nations, Inuit and Métis) experience significant health disparities on every major health indicator, including lower life expectancies and higher infant mortality rates while Indigenous peoples continue to be under-serviced for health care, and do not have the same access to healthcare providers as other Canadians.

When: 
Tue, 12/02/2014 to Thu, 12/04/2014
Where: 
Trondheim, Norway

The purpose of this Congress is to promote the conservation and sustainable use of Arctic biodiversity through dialogue among scientists, policy-makers, government officials, industry, civil society and indigenous peoples.

The goals are to:

Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee
When: 
Wed, 12/03/2014
Where: 
Online

IARPC Collaboration Teams meet on a regular basis to implement the Arctic Research Plan: FY 2013-2017. Most meetings are open to the Arctic research community. Collaboration teams facilitate communication and collaboration between Federal agencies, the academic community, industry, non-governmental organizations, and State, local and tribal groups.

Contact Sara Bowden, bowden [at] arcus [dot] org, if you would like to join this meeting.

When: 
Mon, 12/08/2014 to Fri, 12/12/2014
Where: 
Ottawa, Canada

The Arctic is undergoing a major transformation. Climate change and modernization are bringing important issues, including the health of Northerners, melting sea-ice, intercontinental shipping, sovereignty, resource exploitation, and the environment, to the forefront of national and international agendas. Circumpolar nations face an increased urgency to expand the observational capacity needed to formulate strategies and policies that will minimize the negative impacts and maximize the positive outcomes of this transformation.

Operational RS Applications: Opportunities, Progress and Challenges
When: 
Tue, 12/09/2014 to Fri, 12/12/2014
Where: 
Hyderabad, India

The Symposium, as one of the most important events of ISPRS Technical Commission VIII, is to provide an inter-disciplinary forum for scientists, researchers and practitioners in the field of remote sensing with the theme of the symposium on “Operational Remote Sensing Applications: Opportunities, Progress and Challenges”. The participants of the Symposium will present the latest developments and applications, discuss cutting-edge technologies, exchange research ideas, and promote international collaboration.

Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee
When: 
Thu, 12/11/2014
Where: 
Online 11:00am to 12:00pm AKDT

IARPC Collaboration Teams meet on a regular basis to implement the Arctic Research Plan: FY 2013-2017. Most meetings are open to the Arctic research community. Collaboration teams facilitate communication and collaboration between Federal agencies, the academic community, industry, non-governmental organizations, and State, local and tribal groups.

Contact Sara Bowden, bowden [at] arcus [dot] org, if you would like to join this meeting.