Passive microwave sensors on low earth orbiting satellites have the ability to monitor several parameters associated with the Earth's hydrological cycle - falling precipitation, snow and ice parameters, soil moisture, etc. These observations are particularly useful for high latitude locations where geostationary satellites have limited coverage. In this presentation, a review of the methodology used to retrieve this information will be given, then followed by several practical applications for weather forecasting and climate monitoring.
The main symposium will take place from Tuesday morning, 9 July, until the afternoon of Friday 12 July. On Monday 8 July there will be a presymposium short-course on ice penetrating radar science and engineering for early-career researchers. Also on Monday 8 July, side meetings will also be scheduled for collaborative radar sounding projects including BedMap3 and the SCAR AntArchitecture project.
The 2019 UK Arctic Science Conference will take place 11 to 13 September 2019 and will be hosted by Loughborough University. This three day conference brings together UK Arctic scientists from all natural and social science disciplines to present and discuss recent findings.
Registration for this interdisciplinary conference is free, and the themes of the conference include: Atmosphere, Cryosphere, Terrestrial, Marine and Human/Social.
From Molecules and Microbes to Ecosystems and Health
Tue, 07/02/2019 to Fri, 07/12/2019
Whapmagoostui-Kuujjuarapik, Nunavik, Canada
Under the leadership of the Sentinel North program at Université Laval (Quebec City, Canada), the International PhD School (IPS) is a unique transdisciplinary training program aiming to understand the key role of microbiomes in shaping the structure and functioning of the Arctic, including their impacts on food webs, ecosystem services, and human health.
Presenters: Shawn Carter, Acting Chief, USGS National Climate Adaptation Center, USGS and Prasanna Gowda, Research Leader, Grazinglands Research Laboratory, USDA - ARS
Online: 8:00-9:00am AKDT, 12:00-1:00pm EDT
Seminar No. 4 in the NCA4/NOAA 11-part Seminar Series: The Fourth National Climate Assessment: Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States.
Please register at: [URL TBD]
Users should use either IE or Edge on Windows or Safari if using a Mac. Audio will be available thru the computer only; no phone. Questions will be addressed in the chat window. This Webcast will be recorded, archived and made accessible in the near future.
Following the first edition of this congress, held in Lisbon (Portugal) in 2013 and the second edition organized in Graz (Austria) in 2015, the third edition of STRATI has been assigned by the International Commission on Stratigraphy (ICS) to Italy, a country with a long historical tradition in Stratigraphy since the 17th century. Some milestones in the history of Stratigraphy were added in Italy by outstanding scientists such as Niels Stensen and Giovanni Arduino.
This Summer School will provide Ph.D. students and junior scientists specializing in sea level research with a basic introduction to the dynamics of current and future sea level change and to state-of-the-art tools to measure and project it. The different contributors to global and regional sea level change will be presented by world-leading experts. The school has a strong component on “hands-on” learning, with practical exercises on the observation and modelling of sea level change, its contributors, and forcing mechanisms.
Office of Polar Programs National Science Foundation
The National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Office of Polar Programs invites proposals for their Antarctic Artists and Writers (AAW) Program. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the U.S.
The program provides opportunities for artists and writers, from promising early career practitioners to longstanding professionals, to make observations at U.S. Antarctic Program (USAP) research stations, field camps, and/or aboard research vessels.