Past Events

When: 
Fri, 06/10/2016
Where: 
Jefferson Institute, Monticello, Virginia

We will reassemble the members of the National Steering Committee and a small but diverse selection of representatives from the five regional workshops, to total about 15 people. Our aim will be to identify and synthesize the core threads of the previous workshops and public contributions proffered between workshops. Our target output for the workshop will be a final report draft and outline of steps leading to the final report release in June 2016. The Jefferson Institute will manage production of the publication.

When: 
Fri, 06/10/2016
Where: 
Universidad de Madrid, Spain

The conference will discuss the role played by non- Arctic European Member States in designing a regional Arctic policy. It will be developed on the basis of selected papers focused on five key issues and a set of round table discussions will be coordinated, on the basis of the call for papers. The call is open to all early careers, researchers and senior scientists whose contributions can enrich the reflection on the topic.

We invite proposals related to the following areas:

The European Union in the Arctic Council

with Mia Bennett
When: 
Thu, 06/09/2016
Where: 
Online: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM AKDT, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT

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

Building Bridges & Designing Activities with Teachers
For over seven years, Mia Bennett has written a blog on all things Arctic. Drawing on her experience blogging for the Foreign Policy Association and now the independently-run Cryopolitics, she'll talk about the art and science of blogging and how you can use it to improve your communication, research, and impact.

When: 
Sat, 06/04/2016 to Thu, 06/09/2016
Where: 
Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Organizers of the Polar Weather and Climate Week 2016 announce a call for registration and abstracts for associated workshops and meetings.

Workshop registration and abstract submission deadline: 9 May 2016.

Polar Weather and Climate Week 2016 will include the following workshops:

The Sustainable Arctic - Opportunities and Challenges of Globalization
When: 
Mon, 06/06/2016 to Thu, 06/09/2016
Where: 
Rovaniemi, Finland

In recent years with rapid changes of climate and environment in the Arctic region and China’s economic growth, the interaction between China and the Arctic has been increasingly deepened, which calls for a coherent and sustainable development of the Arctic and China.

China-Nordic Arctic research cooperation has been intensified over the past few years and during that period Chinese institutes such as the Polar Research Institute of China (PRIC) and Shanghai Institute of International Studies (SIIS) have strengthened their ties with international counterparts.

When: 
Tue, 06/07/2016
Where: 
Washington, DC

The US is Chair of the Arctic Council—an intergovernmental body to promote international cooperation and advance Arctic issues—until 2017. The Arctic matters for our economy, security and environmental well-being as a country. The Arctic is increasingly opening up to shipping and tourism traffic. The region is a growing focal point of international cooperation as more countries take an interest in the region. And, it is experiencing dramatic environmental effects of climate change.

When: 
Sun, 06/05/2016
Where: 
Online

Nunavut General Monitoring Plan (NGMP) collects and analyzes information on the long-term state and health of the ecosystemic and socio-economic environment in the Nunavut Settlement Area.

The information collected by the NGMP helps support responsible and sustainable development by offering insight into the territory's ecosystemic and socio-economic landscape. It can be used to inform strategic planning by government, Nunavut's co-management system, and Nunavummiut and contributes to regulatory improvement by providing access to credible Nunavut monitoring information.

When: 
Wed, 06/01/2016 to Fri, 06/03/2016
Where: 
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: 
Tue, 05/31/2016 to Fri, 06/03/2016
Where: 
Ann Arbor, Michigan

You are cordially invited to the 23rd IAHR International Symposium on Ice, which will be held from 31st of May to the 3rd of June 2016 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA. The 23rd IAHR International Symposium on Ice is sponsored by the International Association of HydroEnvironment Engineering and Research (IAHR). The successful event has been held previously in St. Petersburg, Russia (2004), Vancouver, Canada (2008), Lahti, Finland (2010), Dalian, China (2012) and Singapore (2014).

When: 
Fri, 06/03/2016
Where: 
University of Alaska Fairbanks, West Ridge

The Alaska Satellite Facility will be hosting an open house in honor of their 25th Anniversary on June 3, from 4-7 p.m. This is a free all ages event on the West Ridge of UAF campus. First Friday art show featuring imagery from the Alaska Satellite Facility, including radar images of Earth Activities and exhibits including coloring books, satellite models, unmanned aircraft, rocketry, and more scientific posters featuring research using synthetic aperture radar (SAR).