Organizers would like to call attention to the Polar Prediction School that will be held at the Abisko Field Station in Arctic Sweden from 5-15 April 2016 (next year). Sponsored by the World Weather Research Programme (WWRP), the World Climate Research Programme (WCRP), and the Bolin Center for Climate Research, the school is part of the WWRP Polar Prediction Project and the WCRP Polar Climate Predictability Initiative.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.