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.
The SCICEX Science Advisory Committee (SAC) identifies scientific priorities and makes recommendations for baseline data collection, and periodically reviews these and updates the SCICEX Phase II Science Plan as appropriate. The event is not open to the public.
A Community Earth System Model (CESM) Polar Climate Working Group (PCWG) Meeting will be held Monday-Wednesday, 11-13 February 2013 in Boulder, Colorado at the National Center for Atmospheric Research Mesa Laboratory.
Hosted by The Alaska Forum, Inc. the 2013 Alaska Forum on the Environment will follow up on previous forums by offering training and information, includes plenary sessions, on: climate change, emergency response, environmental regulations, fish and wildlife populations, rural issues, energy, military issues, business issues, solid waste, contaminants, contaminated site cleanup, mining and others. For 2013, the forum will expand forum content to provide information to help better understand issues surrounding coastal communities.
The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) and the Arctic Centre at the University of Lapland announce that a public hearing on European Union (EU) Arctic Policy will be held Thursday, 31 January 2013 in Rovaniemi, Finland at the Arktikum House (Pohjoisranta 4).
This workshop is sponsored by the Environmental Studies Research Fund (ESRF), a research program which sponsors environmental and social studies pertaining petroleum exploration, development, and production activities on frontier lands. The ESRF is directed by a joint government, industry and public management board and is administered by the secretariat, which resides in the Office of Energy Research and Development, Natural Resources Canada, Ottawa, Ontario. The workshop is held in an effort to produce a 5-year strategic plan for oil spill research in Canadian Arctic marine waters.