Past Events

When: 
Mon, 07/30/2018 to Fri, 08/03/2018
Where: 
Penn State, University Park, Pennsylvania

SCRiM’s annual summer school is designed to foster opportunities for collaboration between scholars and practitioners while providing a solid foundation in the broad, multidisciplinary knowledge, tools, and methods of the diverse fields participating in the network.

A key focus of the workshop will be developing a common vocabulary to help foster enhanced cross-disciplinary communication, catalyzing the potential for future research and decision support collaborations. Participants will also gain hands-on experience with key methods and tools including:

When: 
Wed, 08/01/2018 to Fri, 08/03/2018
Where: 
Barrow (Utqiaġvik), Alaska
When: 
Wed, 08/01/2018
Where: 

The Fulbright Scholar Program invites applications for the Fulbright Arctic Chair for U.S. Scholars grant. This three- to four-month position is open to scholars in the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities, and will be located in Norway.

When: 
Tue, 07/31/2018 to Wed, 08/01/2018
Where: 
Dunhuang, China

Please follow the link above to the First Announcement for more information.

When: 
Wed, 08/01/2018

The CUAHSI Snow Measurement Field School will take place January 6 – 11, 2019 in Bozeman, Montana.

Applicants must apply to attend. Deadline to apply is 5:00 p.m. EDT on August 1, 2018.

Overview:

When: 
Tue, 07/31/2018
Where: 
11:00am AKDT, 3:00pm EDT

The Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee (IARPC) Collaborations invites attendance for a webinar listening session on the draft version of the Principles for Conducting Research in the Arctic. This webinar will be held via Zoom Video Conferencing.

Webinar Summary:

When: 
Mon, 07/16/2018 to Fri, 07/27/2018
Where: 
University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS), Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway

Organizers invite applications for the 4th TraitTrain International Plant Functional Traits Course (TraitTrain4).

This course is intended for graduate students, M.Sc. and PhD, and will offer hands-on experience with collecting and exploring plant functional traits data in a real-life field research project setting. The course will also include an introduction to the use of plant trait data in climate-change research and ecosystem ecology.

TraitTrain4 will address several core scientific questions with an emphasis on key skills, including:

with Rick Thoman, National Weather Service
When: 
Fri, 07/20/2018
Where: 
Available online or in-person at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, 407 IARC/Akasofu building

We will review recent climate conditions around Alaska, review some forecast tools and finish up the Climate Prediction Center's forecast for August and the remaining summer/early fall season.

Available online or in-person at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, 407 IARC/Akasofu building, 12:00pm AKDT, 4:00pm EDT.

More information and registration at the link above.

When: 
Mon, 07/16/2018 to Thu, 07/19/2018
Where: 
Madison, Wisconsin

The 13th Workshop on Antarctic Meteorology and Climate brings together those with research and operational/logistical interests in Antarctic meteorology and forecasting and related disciplines. As in the past, the annual activities and status of the Antarctic Meteorological Research Center (AMRC), Automatic Weather Station (AWS), and Antarctic Mesoscale Prediction System (AMPS) efforts will be addressed, and feedback and results from their user communities will be solicited.

The NOAA Microwave Integrated Retrieval System (MiRS): Products, Applications, and Improvements
When: 
Wed, 07/18/2018
Where: 
Available online or in-person at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, 407 IARC/Akasofu building

Christopher Grassotti, NESDIS STAR/SMCD

The presentation will cover the background of the MiRS retrieval approach, and then move on to discussion of retrieval products, user applications, and recent work aimed at scientific improvements.

Available online or in-person at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, 407 IARC/Akasofu building, 11:00am AKDT, 3:00pm EDT.

More information and registration at the link above.