Scripps Institution of Oceanography (UC San Diego), in La Jolla, California
The Scripps Institution of Oceanography, in collaboration with the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory and University of California at Irvine will host the 2016 Ice Sheet System Model (ISSM) Workshop. It will be sponsored by Pr Helen Fricker who graciously offered to host the workshop.
USAPECS is organizing a webinar series for Spring 2016 (April - June) focused on how to best share your science.
Writing for Media and the General Public
With Jeff Richardson, public information officer at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Jeff Richardson has experience working in local media and as the public information officer for the University of Alaska Fairbanks. His webinar will give some tips about finding the story in your research, and other strategies to consider when writing for the media and general audiences.
Meeting prior to 11th International Conference on Permafrost (ICOP)
Telegrafenberg, A 43.14473 Potsdam, Room A43-KR
RATIC is a new initiative organized through the Terrestrial, Cryosphere, and Social & Human working groups of the International Arctic Science Committee (IASC). It is a forum that addresses the cumulative effects of infrastructure and climate change. A full description of RATIC and goals can be found in the RATIC white paper presented at the Arctic Science Summit Week in Fairbanks, Alaska (ASSW 2016):
before the 11th International Conference on Permafrost (ICOP) in Potsdam
Sat, 06/18/2016 to Sun, 06/19/2016
A "Young Researchers Workshop" will take place at the XI. International Conference on Permafrost (ICOP 2016) on 18 - 19 June 2016. This workshop is organized as a joint effort of PYRN (Permafrost Young Researchers Network), APECS (Association of Polar Early Career Scientists), the young researcher representatives of the USPA (United States Permafrost Association), and ADAPT (Arctic Development and Adaptation to Permafrost in Transition).
The course is intended to provide glaciology graduate students with a comprehensive overview of the physics of glaciers and current research frontiers in glaciology with focus on quantitative glaciology, modeling and remote sensing of glaciers and ice sheets. The course is taught by glaciology faculty of the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, and several invited guest lecturers.
The deadline for registration for the 2016 UK Antarctic Science Conference in University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK, is fast approaching: deadline of Friday 17th June.
The main conference will be preceded by a meeting of the UK branch of APECS - the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists - (4th-5th July), and followed by a Workshop on Southern Ocean biases in Climate Models (afternoon of 7th July).
The Polar Geospatial Center (PGC) and the University of Minnesota announce registration for the 2016 Polar Geospatial Center Boot Camp. This
workshop will take place on 13-16 June on the Twin Cities campus of the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center, Columbus, Ohio
The Eastern Snow Conference (ESC) is a joint Canadian/U.S. organization founded in the 1940s originally with members from eastern North America. Today, Our members come from the United Kingdom, Japan and Germany, as well as North America. Our current membership includes scientists, engineers, snow surveyors, technicians, professors, students and professionals involved in operations and maintenance. The western counterpart to this organization is the Western Snow Conference (WSC), also a joint Canadian/US organization. Every fifth year or so, the ESC and WSC hold joint meetings.
University of Alaska Fairbanks and Alaska's North Slope
The University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) announces a fifteen day summer course entitled "Arctic Alaska Environmental Change." The course is open to undergraduate and graduate students interested in Arctic environmental change. The three credit course will be held 1-15 June 2016 in Fairbanks and on Alaska's North Slope.