ArcticNet announces the availability of a field program entitled 'Schools on Tundra.' It will be held 23 February - 6 March 2013 at the Churchill Northern Studies Centre (CNSC), located outside of Churchill, Manitoba, Canada.
Each year, the Consortium for Ocean Leadership hosts a day-long public meeting that facilitates ocean policy discussions with representatives from Congress, the federal agencies, industry and the academic research community.
This day-long meeting is attended by Presidents, Deans and Directors from ocean research and education institutions from around the country, other external stakeholders, and Members of Congress and their staff. It provides an opportunity for collaboration and discussions on issues of national importance to the ocean advocacy community.
The 52nd Annual Meeting of the Western Regional Science Association (WRSA) will be held 24-27 February 2013 at Fess Parker's Doubletree Resort in Santa Barbara, California.
The WRSA meeting includes a series of Remote Regions Northern Development sessions to accommodate social scientists who have a special interest in research on economic, social, political, and cultural issues in remote, sparsely settled regions in the circumpolar north and elsewhere. Organizers have issued a general call for papers from social scientists doing research in northern and other remote regions.
Scientific program and workshops cover all topics in aquatic sciences. In an effort to promote dialogs across disciplinary boundaries, we encourage the inclusion of both research and non-research, such as policy and education, presentations within sessions. Plenary lectures by esteemed speakers and award recipients will highlight the latest challenges and opportunities in aquatic sciences. The new “Tick-Talks” sessions will bring additional excitement to the conference.
The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill (EVOS) Trustee Council will meet on Thursday, 21 February 2013 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. AKST at Glenn Olds Hall, 4210 University Drive in Anchorage, Alaska.
Meeting materials will be available online, closer to the meeting time, at: http://www.evostc.state.ak.us/Events/index.cfm. The meeting is open to the public. You may participate in person or by phone at 1-800-315-6338, conference code 8205.
MUW13 is an interdisciplinary conference that aims at bringing together scientists and experts working in the diverse fields of climate change studies in mountain areas around the world. The specific goal of the conference is to share experiences, methods and strategies for long term observations and monitoring of the effects of climate change on different alpine environments, ranging from the cryosphere to the biosphere.
Organizers announce that the 2nd International Workshop on Passive Microwave Sea Ice Concentration will take place 18-19 February 2013. It will be convened at the Danish Meteorological Institute in Copenhagen, Denmark, and is sponsored by the European Space Agency (ESA), the WCRP Climate and Cryosphere (CliC) Project Office, and the Danish Meteorological Institute.
Organizers announce that a symposium entitled "Barents Regional Cooperation - The First Twenty Years" will convene 12 February 2013 in Rovaniemi, Finland.
In recognition of the twentieth anniversary of the Barents cooperation, the Arctic Centre at the University of Lapland and the Norwegian embassy in Finland have jointly organized the symposium to discuss the past, present, and future of the cooperation.