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
Tue, 12/09/2014 to Fri, 12/12/2014
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.
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.
The AGU Fall Meeting is the largest worldwide conference in the geophysical sciences, attracting more than 22,000 Earth and space scientists, educators, students, and other leaders. For 46 years, energized and passionate Earth and space scientists from around the world gather at the AGU Fall Meeting to connect with colleagues, broaden their knowledge base, and embrace the joy of science. The 2014 meeting takes place Monday 15 – Friday 19 December 2014.
The Division of Polar Programs (PLR) and the Division of Undergraduate Education (DUE) encourage proposals that will leverage the extensive National Science Foundation (NSF) investment in polar sciences and polar infrastructure for the benefit of science education in the U.S. and for the development of the next generation of polar scientists.
Every year Georange together with Nordic Publishing invite decision-makers from parliamentary committees and government agencies, authorities, experts and other interested parties from the Nordic mining and mineral industry, as well as representatives from the financial sector, to focus on today’s industry – its possibilities and increased importance for developments in trade and industry. The seminar will be arranged in conjunction with the annual Västerbotten Weeks at the Grand Hôtel in Stockholm.
For more information, please visit the conference website.
You and your colleagues are invited to attend the CESM Land Ice and Polar Climate Working Group Winter Meetings, Monday-Wednesday, February 2-4, 2015. This meetings will be held in Boulder, Colorado at the National Center for Atmospheric Research Mesa Laboratory. The Land Ice Working Group (LIWG) will meet Feb. 2-3, and the Polar Climate Working Group (PCWG) will meet Feb. 3-4. The afternoon of Feb. 3 will be a joint LIWG/PCWG session.
This course will provide training in the description and interpretation of quartz grains of sediments from a wide variety of environments, with particular focus on periglacial sediments. During the course the participants will be available two scanning electron microscopes (SEM).
The course includes practical exercises involving the analysis of samples in the SEM, lectures and discussion forums. Practical classes will be conducted in a maximum of 5 people groups.
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