Past Events

When: 
Mon, 02/20/2017 to Fri, 02/24/2017
Where: 
Davos, Switzerland

Objectives:

When: 
Fri, 02/24/2017
Where: 
Online

The annual Western Alaska Interdisciplinary Science Conference (WAISC) and Forum will be held in Unalaska, Alaska from April 26–29, 2017 at The Grand Aleutian.

The conference will highlight regional scientific efforts that provide a more interdisciplinary approach to scientific inquiry, resource management, and fishery resource development and marketing. Organizers welcome submissions from all individuals and organizations collecting and disseminating information in the industries of western Alaska.

Polar Climate and Sea Level: Past, Present, and Future
When: 
Wed, 02/22/2017
Where: 
Online

HOST:
The University of Buffalo, The Center for Geohazards Studies, Dept. of Geology, College of Arts and Sciences, The RENEW Institute.

THEME:
“Polar Climate and Sea Level: Past, Present and Future" – Under this umbrella theme will be sub-themes on topics ranging from The Greenland Ice Sheet to Hazards of Polar Change to the Climate History of Baffin Bay.

Update on the US Arctic Research Commission and musings on the science-policy connection
When: 
Wed, 02/22/2017
Where: 
1201 New York Avenue, NW Washington D.C. and online: 12:00-1:00 pm EST

This seminar will be available online as a live-stream event to those unable to attend in person.

Registration is required for this event.

The ARCUS Arctic Research Seminar Series brings some of the leading Arctic researchers to Washington, D.C. to share the latest findings and what they mean for decision-making. These seminars will be of interest to federal agency officials, congressional staff, non-governmental organizations, associations, and the public.

When: 
Fri, 02/17/2017 to Sat, 02/18/2017
Where: 
The Fletcher School, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts

The Fletcher Arctic VI Conference will be the sixth year in a row of bringing top academic, governmental, and NGO experts to Fletcher to discuss Arctic related topics. In the past participants have included John Kerry, President Grimsson, Amb. Brzezinski, and many others.

Opening Arctic VI is a student run conference which will bring together high-level thought leaders from across many disciplines to address the foreign policy, economic, environmental and security implications of the opening Arctic, while dispelling myths.

for young scientists, post docs, and PhD students
When: 
Sun, 02/12/2017 to Sat, 02/18/2017
Where: 
Sodankylä, Finland

The 3rd Snow Science Winter School will be arranged by WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF and Finnish Meteorological Institute at the FMI Arctic Research Centre in Sodankylä, Finland. The school will teach advanced field techniques and relate these measurements to microwave and spectral albedo measurements. The course will consist of field and laboratory measurements combined with theoretical lessons in the classroom.

When: 
Sun, 02/12/2017 to Fri, 02/17/2017
Where: 
Wellington, New Zealand

The International Glaciological Society (IGS) will co-sponsor an International Symposium on ‘The Cryosphere in a Changing Climate".

For a Borderless World of Geoscience
When: 
Thu, 02/16/2017
Where: 
Online

Organizers announce a call for abstracts for the 2017 Japan Geosciences Union (JpGU) and the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Joint Meeting with the theme, "For a Borderless World of Geoscience." This meeting will convene 20-25 May 2017 in Chiba, Japan.

Scale Matters
When: 
Wed, 02/15/2017
Where: 
Online

The XIIth Biology Symposium of the Scientific Committee of Antarctic Research (SCAR) with the general theme 'Scale Matters', will be held in Leuven, Belgium from Monday 10th to Friday 14th July 2017.

When: 
Tue, 02/14/2017
Where: 
Seattle, Washington and online: 9:00-10:00 am AKST, 10:00-11:00 am PST, 1:00-2:00 pm EST

Presenters:
James Overland, Oceanographer, NOAA Research Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory and Muyin Wang, Meteorologist, University of Washington Joint Institute for the Study of Atmosphere and Oceans.