Past Events

When: 
Tue, 04/12/2016 to Wed, 04/13/2016
Where: 
Anchorage, Alaska

CH2M HILL Polar Services (CPS) announces 2016 Arctic Field Training Course Opportunities. These courses are open to NSF-funded researchers working in the Arctic, including principal investigators, graduate students, research assistants, and undergraduate field assistants. The courses are free of charge for all qualified researchers, and limited travel funds may be available for some courses. CPS can only accept attendees whose schedules allow them to attend all days of the course.

Aviation Land and Water Survival School: April 12-13 – Anchorage, Alaska

When: 
Mon, 04/11/2016
Where: 
Online

2016 ICEO & SI (International Conference on Earth Observations and Societal Impacts conference will cover 10 main themes on Disasters, Health, Energy, Climate, Water/Ocean, Weather, Ecosystems, Agriculture/Forestry/Fishery, Biodiversity and Industry & Policy with the ultimate goal of achieving environmental sustainability by using earth observations and advanced technology.

Call for paper/abstract Deadline extended to April 11th.

There is a special session: Understanding and mitigation of cryosphere hazards.

When: 
Fri, 04/08/2016
Where: 
University of Alaska Anchorage

The National Science Foundation (NSF) and the University of Alaska are pleased to invite you to participate in our upcoming NSF Day to be held on the UAA's Anchorage campus.

When: 
Thu, 04/07/2016 to Fri, 04/08/2016
Where: 
Washington DC, Keck Center of the National Academies

The climate change community is invited to attend the public sessions of the upcoming meeting of the Board on Atmospheric Sciences and climate.

On Thursday, April 7 from 1:00 pm – 5:30 pm we'll be discussion findings of an upcoming report, Advancing Subseasonal to Seasonal Forecasting. On Friday April 8 from 9:00 am – 12:15 pm join us to discuss implications of the COP-21 Paris Agreement for emissions verification. We'll be revisiting findings of the BASC report Verifying Greenhouse Gas Emissions. Please register using the above link and join us.

When: 
Fri, 04/08/2016
Where: 
Online

Location:
Copenhagen, Denmark

Purpose:

  • Present and discuss results on observations and modelling of meltwater retention processes on ice sheets and glaciers, with some emphasis on low temperature 'polar snow'.
  • To plan and coordinate meltwater retention model development.
  • To develop future projects and collaboration.

Registration deadline is Friday 8 April, 2016.

When: 
Wed, 04/06/2016 to Thu, 04/07/2016
Where: 
Rovaniemi, Finland

The annual Arctic Business Forum by Lapland Chamber of Commerce introduces the latest global and local developments affecting the business possibilities in the Arctic. Specific attention is paid to European High North regions.

Arctic Business Forum is an international event attracting companies and business related stakeholders from Finland and abroad. Last year 23 countries were represented. Special attention is paid to strengthen business to business cooperation by organizing b-to-b meeting points and business pitch sessions.

with Rob Simmon
When: 
Wed, 04/06/2016
Where: 
Online: 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM ADT, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM EDT

USAPECS is organizing a webinar series for Spring 2016 (April - June) focused on how to best share your science.

Data Visualization webinar:
Creating scientific graphics can be difficult, so come learn some simple tips and tricks from a dataviz expert on composition, color, and design to transform your figures into effective, informative, and beautiful scientific visualizations with your own data! Rob will also focus on the importance of using and choosing the right colors in your figures.

When: 
Tue, 04/05/2016 to Wed, 04/06/2016
Where: 
Tromsø, Norway

Organizers of the "Remote Controlled and Autonomous Measurement Platforms Flagship (ReCAMP) Workshop" announce a call for abstracts.

The objectives of ReCAMP are to:

The Union of Concerned Scientists webinar
When: 
Tue, 04/05/2016
Where: 
Online: 4:00 PM EDT, 12:00 PM AKDT

Why Does the Arctic Matter? Join us for a discussion on the most effective ways to talk about the changes in the Arctic and how they are affecting the rest of the U.S. and the world.

The Arctic has seen profound changes in recent years, and those changes have global impacts. From rising seas to thawing permafrost releasing carbon and methane, what happens in the Arctic matters for the rest of the United States and the world.

The Ecosystem Approach to Management: Status of Implementation in the Arctic
When: 
Tue, 04/05/2016
Where: 
Online

Location:

Reichardt Hall, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Summary: