Past Events

Speaking: Kristin Timm, George Mason University
When: 
Wed, 11/14/2018
Where: 
Online: 11:00am AKST, 3:00pm EST

This talk will provide a summary of important ideas from the field of climate change communication, with a focus on practical recommendations for weather and climate professionals.

Speaking: Rick Thoman, Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy
When: 
Tue, 11/13/2018
Where: 
Online: 10:00am AKST, 2:00pm EST

This presentation will review the current and forecast state of the oceans and atmosphere and provide several scenarios for the winter and spring with an emphasis on sea ice.

When: 
Mon, 11/12/2018
Where: 

The Arctic Research Consortium of the U.S. (ARCUS) announces a call for nominations for our 2018 Board of Directors election. There are a possible four seats up for election in a vote by the ARCUS membership expected to take place in December 2018.

We seek nominations of candidates with enthusiasm and time to dedicate to ARCUS, who are willing and able to help ARCUS fulfill its vision and mission and achieve its strategic goals. We particularly invite nominations of individuals with experience in and connections to industry, foundations, or Arctic Indigenous groups.

When: 
Tue, 11/06/2018

The 5th Snow Science Winter School will take place 17-23 February 2019 in Haliuoto, Finland.

Objectives:

The cryosphere forms an integral part of the climate system of the Earth. Measuring the properties of the seasonal and perennial snow cover properties is therefore essential in understanding interactions and feedback mechanisms related to the cryosphere.

When: 
Fri, 11/02/2018 to Sun, 11/04/2018
Where: 
University of Washington Pack Forest Conference Center

Graduate students associated with University of Washington’s Program on Climate Change are pleased to announce the 12th Annual Graduate Climate Conference (GCC), which will be held at the University of Washington Pack Forest Conference Center.

The GCC is an interdisciplinary conference run by graduate students, for graduate students. The organizers of GCC strive to feature a diverse representation of students and research topics to create a broader, more inclusive community for emerging leaders in climate-related fields.

When: 
Thu, 11/01/2018 to Sat, 11/03/2018
Where: 
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

The ACUNS Student Conference was established in 2003 in order to increase awareness of northern research in Canada and elsewhere and to provide the opportunity for emerging northern scholars to gather from around the world. It is a regular event with a thematic focus and it is largely organized by a committee of graduate students from the host institution.

When: 
Mon, 10/29/2018 to Fri, 11/02/2018
Where: 
Rovaniemi, Finland

An excellent and exciting opportunity awaits university students interested in the Arctic and Arctic affairs. University of Lapland and University of Oulu (Finland), in cooperation with the Model Arctic Council Thematic Network, will host a Model Arctic Council 2018.

When: 
Thu, 11/01/2018

Organizers invite applications for the Emerging Leaders program that will consist of a combination of technical, social, and cultural events. This program takes place 16-22 January 2019 in the Norwegian Arctic, starting in the city of Bodø, continuing onboard a coastal cruise to Lofoten, and ending in Tromsø, Norway.

Emerging Leaders is an Arctic early carrier and mentoring program in the High North for young scientists and professionals. If you are under 35 years and want to learn more about Arctic security, Arctic economy and Arctic environment, you are welcome to apply.

When: 
Tue, 10/30/2018 to Wed, 10/31/2018
Where: 
Budapest, Hungary

There is no fee for the registration but registration is mandatory as the number of participants is limited to 150. We also have a few travel support grants for Early Stage Researchers (up to PhD plus 6 years). Application is done during the abstract submission and the selection will be done by the scientific committee.

Important dates:

When: 
Mon, 10/29/2018 to Wed, 10/31/2018
Where: 
CSC-IT Center for Science in Espoo, Finland

We would like to announce an Elmer/Ice advanced users workshop will provisionally take place at the CSC-IT Center for Science in Espoo, Finland.

This workshop is intended for advanced Elmer/Ice users that want to exchange between each other and get information on latest developments within the package. The advantage this time is, that Elmer specialists from CSC will be present and available to discuss problems and possibilities that link to the code-base of Elmer.