The ongoing global process of glacial isostatic adjustment (GIA) contributes significantly to present-day rates of sea level change, causes temporal changes in the Earth’s gravitational field, and is evident in the displacement of the Earth’s surface.
The National Park Service's Shared Beringian Heritage Program announces the 2015 Request for Proposals.
The NPS Shared Beringian Heritage Program funds cooperative efforts that link people, organizations, institutions, and local governments across the Bering Strait. Projects funded under this program may be either scientific research projects or local, community-based educational, cultural or conservation projects that fulfill some or all of the goals of the Beringia program. Full proposals are due Monday, September 14, 2015
The Swedish Agricultural University, Uppsala University, and The International Tundra Experiment (ITEX) announces that the 21st ITEX meeting is scheduled for 15-18 September 2015. It will be held at the Campus Ultuna, Swedish Agricultural University in Uppsala, Sweden.
The conference is open for all scientists and students with an interest in arctic and alpine ecology. All areas of ecological research in both terrestrial and aquatic environments in alpine or polar regions are welcome! A special focus at this meeting is linking above and belowground processes under climate change.
Organizers announce that registration is currently available for the 21st Integrating Arctic Plant and Microbial Ecology (ITEX) Meeting. It will be convened 16-18 September 2015 in Uppsala, Sweden.
The conference is open to all scientists and students with an interest in Arctic and alpine ecology. All areas of ecological research in both terrestrial and aquatic environments in alpine or polar regions are welcome. A special focus at this meeting is linking above and below-ground processes under climate change.
Registration and session proposal deadline: 1 June 2015.
Svalbard: Scientific Conference in Longyearbyen, 20-21 September 2015 & Field Workshops in Longyearbyen area, 18-19 September 2015 and in Hornsund, 22-24 September 2015
Scientific Conference: Longyearbyen, 20-21 September 2015
Field Workshops for young researchers: Longyearbyen area, 18-19 September 2015; Hornsund, 22-24 September 2015
The University Centre in Svalbard, Norway (UNIS) and the Centre for Polar Studies, Poland (CPS) together with University of Oslo and University of Sheffield invite to conference and field workshops under the common title Interdisciplinary Polar Studies in Svalbard (IPSiS).
Based on the success of the past TAMScience meeting and the interest in promoting interdisciplinary research in Antarctica you are invited to participate in the upcoming NSF-sponsored Interdisciplinary Antarctic Earth Science Meeting (ANT-Sci). The meeting is intended to provide a forum for recent Antarctic research, to facilitate the exchange of information, and to encourage interdisciplinary research in the Earth Sciences.
The Science, Scholarship, and Practice of Polar Law: Strengthening Arctic Peoples and Places
Wed, 09/23/2015 to Sat, 09/26/2015
Fairbanks and Anchorage, Alaska
The Eighth Polar Law Symposium is sponsored by University of Alaska Fairbanks, University of Alaska Anchorage, UAA Justice Center, UAA Institute of Social and Economic Research, and University of Washington School of Law in cooperation with the Arctic Law Section of the Alaska Bar Association.
The symposium will be held:
September 23–24 (Wednesday–Thursday) at University of Alaska Fairbanks
September 25–26 (Friday—Saturday) at the University of Alaska Anchorage
The Institute of the North works on an array of critical issues in the Arctic, focused on the region's economic prosperity and resilient communities. Our legacy work has addressed Arctic infrastructure development – including energy, aviation, telecommunications, and marine shipping. Much of that work is based on establishing and sustaining cross-border relationships.
The Department of Environmental and Business Economics, University of Southern Denmark invites to a conference on "Arctic Marine Resource Governance" 14th-16th of October 2015 in Reykjavik, Iceland. The conference is part of the project: Marine Resource Governance in the Arctic, financially supported by Nordic Council of Ministers' Arctic Co-operation Programme, the Joint Committee for Nordic Research Councils in the Humanities and Social Sciences, and the Carlsberg Foundation.
The Arctic Circle is the largest global gathering on the Arctic. It is attended by heads of state and governments, ministers, members of parliament, officials, experts, scientists, entrepreneurs, business leaders, indigenous representatives, environmentalists, students, activists, and others from the growing international community of partners and participants interested in the future of the Arctic. The Arctic Circle highlights issues and concerns, programs, policies and projects; it provides platforms for dynamic dialogue and constructive cooperation.