Past Events

When: 
Mon, 11/19/2018

The Atlantic from Space Workshop will be held at the National Oceanographic Centre, Southampton, United Kingdom on 23-25 January 2019.

Ocean Sustainable Development - Connecting Asia and the World
When: 
Wed, 11/14/2018 to Fri, 11/16/2018
Where: 
Kowloon, Hong Kong

The World Ocean Council convenes the Global Ocean Business Community to the 6th edition of its Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS), with the theme of “Ocean Sustainable Development – Connecting Asia and the World.”

SOS provides a global platform for leadership companies and organizations to advance the development and implementation of industry-driven solutions to ocean sustainability challenges.

When: 
Tue, 11/13/2018 to Fri, 11/16/2018
Where: 
Toulouse, France

The Earth Energy Imbalance (EEI) is one of the most fundamental metrics defining the status of global climate change and expectations for continued global warming. WCRP Core Projects work together for a new WCRP-wide initiative to identify research goals and opportunities for Earth’s Energy Imbalance and to strengthen future international scientific collaboration with experts for EEI assessments.

Save the dates for this opportunity for international scientific collaborations. Further details can be found at the link above.

Speaking: Rick Thoman, National Weather Service
When: 
Fri, 11/16/2018
Where: 
Available online or in-person at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, 407 IARC/Akasofu building

The tools and techniques for making monthly and season scale climate forecasts are rapidly changing, with the potential to provide useful forecasts at the month and longer range. We will review recent climate conditions around Alaska, review some forecast tools and finish up the Climate Prediction Center's forecast for December and the winter season.

Feel free to bring your lunch and join the gathering in person or online to learn more about Alaska climate and weather.

When: 
Thu, 11/15/2018
Where: 
Newfoundland & Labrador Canada

Now in its sixth year, MASS has gained an international reputation as a must-attend event to gain a wide perspective on challenges, opportunities and policies related to the Arctic and North Atlantic maritime environments. The aim of this Government of Canada and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador supported international conference is to promote stakeholder collaboration, technological innovation, harsh environment research & development, and world-class education efforts that are contributing to both Maritime and Arctic issues.

A Community Listening Session
When: 
Thu, 11/15/2018
Where: 
Online: 10:00am AKST, 11:00am PST, 12:00pm MST, 1:00pm CST, 2:00pm EST

The Study of Environmental Arctic Change (SEARCH) is engaging past, present, and future members of its community in a broad conversation about how SEARCH might advance synthesis and engagement in the coming decades? What coordination of research and communication is needed? Input from the broader community through this meeting and other venues will inform SEARCH’s planning efforts.

For more information, contact Brendan Kelly, SEARCH Executive Director, bpkelly [at] alaska.edu

Speaking: Kristin Timm, George Mason University
When: 
Wed, 11/14/2018
Where: 
Online: 11:00am AKST, 3:00pm EST

This talk will provide a summary of important ideas from the field of climate change communication, with a focus on practical recommendations for weather and climate professionals.

Speaking: Rick Thoman, Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy
When: 
Tue, 11/13/2018
Where: 
Online: 10:00am AKST, 2:00pm EST

This presentation will review the current and forecast state of the oceans and atmosphere and provide several scenarios for the winter and spring with an emphasis on sea ice.

When: 
Mon, 11/12/2018
Where: 

The Arctic Research Consortium of the U.S. (ARCUS) announces a call for nominations for our 2018 Board of Directors election. There are a possible four seats up for election in a vote by the ARCUS membership expected to take place in December 2018.

We seek nominations of candidates with enthusiasm and time to dedicate to ARCUS, who are willing and able to help ARCUS fulfill its vision and mission and achieve its strategic goals. We particularly invite nominations of individuals with experience in and connections to industry, foundations, or Arctic Indigenous groups.

When: 
Tue, 11/06/2018

The 5th Snow Science Winter School will take place 17-23 February 2019 in Haliuoto, Finland.

Objectives:

The cryosphere forms an integral part of the climate system of the Earth. Measuring the properties of the seasonal and perennial snow cover properties is therefore essential in understanding interactions and feedback mechanisms related to the cryosphere.