The Polar Geospatial Center and the University of Minnesota are pleased to announce the 2015 University of Minnesota Summer Polar Boot Camp, an intensive, five-day geospatial workshop held from August 17th to 21st on the Twin Cities campus of the University of Minnesota.
The Summer Polar Boot Camp focuses on applications of commercial satellite imagery for polar science and operations. A proficiency with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a prerequisite for admission to the workshop. See a full summary of topics and courses on the Polar Boot Camp website.
We invite people to participate in the second international conference for "Polar Climate and Environmental Change in the Last Millennium", to be held in Torun, Poland, August 24-26, 2015. The aim of the conference is to present scientific achievements, detect gaps in the field of the historical climatology of the area of polar regions based on early meteorological observations, history, dendroclimatology, paleolimnology, geophysics, geomorphology and other sources.
ATTENTION RESEARCHERS IN THE NOME REGION: The US Arctic Research Commission (Fran Ulmer, Chair) invites you to share your Arctic research activities and/or suggestions on research when the Commission meets in Nome, Alaska, August 25-26, 2015. There will be limited opportunities for formal presentations to the Commission, as well as a community comment period.
We are pleased to announce the 33rd International Conference on Alpine Meteorology (ICAM). It will take place from 31 August to 04 September 2015 in Innsbruck, a scenic town located in the heart of the Austrian Alps. Papers on all aspects of mountain weather and climate are welcome, including but not limited to:
The Department of Geography at Durham University is delighted to be hosting the British Branch meeting of the International Glaciological Society on Wednesday 2nd and Thursday 3rd September, 2015.
As in previous meetings, the conference will include oral and poster presentations, spread over two days, on a wide range of snow and ice research. In the spirit of previous meetings, registration and accommodation costs will be kept to a minimum and delegates from overseas are very much welcome to attend.
The Arctic is warming at twice the rate of anywhere else on Earth. Recent monitoring indicates that this is having major impacts on the extent and distribution of ice masses, sea ice, permafrost, and Arctic ecosystems. Environmental change in this sensitive region has implications not only for the Arctic itself, but also for the global climate system. This session explores the current status of climate change in the Arctic and the approaches that are being used to manage these changes for local environments, communities, and industries.
Organizers of the 6th International Conference on Polar and Alpine Microbiology announce a call for early registration and abstract submission. The conference will be held 6-10 September 2015 in Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic.
The Eleventh Conference on Hunting and Gathering Societies (CHAGS 11) will be taking place in Vienna from September 7-11, 2015. CHAGS 10 - held at Liverpool in June 2013 - has put hunter-gatherer studies back at the centre of scholarly debates and CHAGS 11 will make sure that the momentum is not being lost.