Integrating Interdisciplinary Natural & Social Scientific Research for Policy Development
Tue, 05/31/2016 to Thu, 06/02/2016
Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
Brown workshop will bring together researchers working on multidisciplinary natural/social science projects addressing issues of contemporary change in the North with social scientists focused on policy development at a global scale.
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).
Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, Finland
The deadline for abstract submission to the workshop is soon approaching. It has now been extended to May 31. If you are interested in participating to the workshop that will take place in Helsinki, Finland, on 24-25 August 2016, we invite you to give a 15 minute presentation on your work in the field, and on the measurement problems you have faced. You can register to the workshop and submit an abstract at the workshop web page. Registration to the workshop will remain open until July 31.
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.
Online: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm AKDT, 2:00 - 4:00 pm EDT
This webinar will review the U.S. Committee on the Marine Transportation System (CMTS) report, "A Ten-Year Prioritization of Infrastructure Needs in the U.S. Arctic". Please join for an Overview of the Report and answer questions from Tribal interests and maritime stakeholders. The report may be found at: http://www.cmts.gov/Bulletin.aspx?id=115
For questions, please contact: ArcticMTS [at] cmts.gov
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).
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.
The Sustainable Arctic - Opportunities and Challenges of Globalization
Mon, 06/06/2016 to Thu, 06/09/2016
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.