NSF Arctic-FROST: Annual Network Meeting and Early Career Scholars Workshop
Event Type: Conferences and Workshops
When: 9 September 2016 to 12 September 2016
Where: Vienna, Austria
The Arctic-FROST research coordination network announces the availability of travel awards for Early Career Researchers to attend The Third Arctic-FROST network meeting and Early Career Scholars Workshop on Arctic Sustainability in the Global Context.
Arctic FRontiers Of SusTainability: Resources, Societies, Environments and Development in the Changing North (Arctic-FROST) is a new NSF-funded international interdisciplinary collaborative network that teams together environmental and social scientists, local educators and
community members from all circumpolar countries to enable and mobilize research on sustainable Arctic development, specifically aimed at improving health, human development and well-being of Arctic communities while conserving ecosystem structures, functions and resources under changing climate conditions.
The theme of the Annual Meeting and Early Career Scholars Workshop is on Arctic Sustainability in the Global Context. Papers should deal with one of the following topics:
- Sustainability and sustainable development in the Arctic or Sub-Arctic of particular relevance to the rest of the world.
- Comparative studies of sustainability between Arctic and other regions.
- Studies from various geographic contexts, which provide valuable insights into Arctic sustainability.
- Studies that analyze the role of outside actors in arctic sustainable development.
The main focus question of the conference is "What Can Arctic Sustainability Research Learn from or Teach the Rest of the World?"
Application Deadline: 30 April 2016.
To learn about eligibility, abstracts, and other info, please follow the link above.
For questions, please contact:
Email: ann.crawford [at] uni.edu.
Email: andrey.petrov [at] uni.edu