Past Events

When: 
Sun, 05/01/2016
Where: 
Online

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Call for Nominations for Study of Environmental Arctic Change (SEARCH) Science Steering Committee Members

The Study of Environmental Arctic Change (SEARCH) program announces an extended deadline for the call for nominations of new Science Steering Committee members.

Although the official 2016 open call for nominations ended on April 4, any further nominations received by Sunday, 1 May 2016 may still be considered during the next candidate review cycle and will also be retained for future consideration as committee openings occur.

When: 
Sat, 04/30/2016
Where: 
Online

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 in Vienna, Austria on 9-12
September 2016.

When: 
Fri, 04/29/2016
Where: 
Online

Contribution Deadline: 29 April 2016

When: 
Fri, 04/29/2016
Where: 
Online

Organizers announce a call for abstracts and workshops for the Aleutian Life Forum 2016: Building Resilience in the Face of Change. This forum will take place from 16-20 August 2016 in Dutch Harbor, Alaska.

When: 
Thu, 04/28/2016
Where: 
ARCUS DC Office - 1201 New York Avenue, NW. Fourth Floor. Washington, DC or online for live webinar: 12:00-1:00 p.m. EDT

There is growing realization of the strong interactions between degradation of near-surface permafrost on the dynamics of ecosystems, and that these interactions together influence local and global environmental, economic, and social systems.

When: 
Thu, 04/28/2016
Where: 
Washington, DC and online 10:00 AM till 3:00 PM EDT

Join this free seminar to discuss the consequences of the 2015 UNFCC Paris climate summit, in which 196 countries pledged individual Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) to meet global mean temperature targets by 2100. In contrast to past international climate efforts, INDC pledges were completely voluntary and represent a new, bottom-up approach to climate agreements.

with David Verbyla
When: 
Wed, 04/27/2016
Where: 
Online: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM ADT, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT

Presenter:
David Verbyla, Professor of GIS/Remote Sensing at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, and Co-PI NASA Above Projects

Description:
Alaska has warmed substantially in the past few decades and vegetation has responded to this warming. In this webinar, Dave will outline how remote sensing scientists have explored the connections between our warming climate and vegetation responses and trends in Alaska arctic and boreal landscapes.

Follow the link above to join the meeting.

Polar Science: Through New Eyes
When: 
Mon, 04/25/2016
Where: 
Online

The Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) announces a call for abstracts for an online conference titled "Polar Science: Through New Eyes." The conference will be held online on 18 May 2016.

When: 
Mon, 04/25/2016
Where: 
Yakutia, Russia

The University of the Arctic Thematic Network on Permafrost and Natural Hazard announce a call for applications for an International Permafrost/Natural Hazard Summer Field School in Yakutia, Russia on 1-20 August 2016. Senior bachelor and graduate students who are interested in obtaining and overall knowledge about permafrost are encouraged to apply.

The course will offer insights into:

The Future of the Arctic: Science and Governance
When: 
Fri, 04/22/2016
Where: 
Online

We are pleased to announce that Korea Polar Research Institute will hold the 22nd International Symposium on Polar Sciences in Incheon, the Republic of Korea on May 10-11, 2016 and that registration for the symposium has opened.