Upcoming Events

When: 
Mon, 10/03/2016
Where: 
Online: 9:30am AKDT (10:30am PDT, 11:30am MDT, 12:30pm CDT, 1:30pm EDT)

Join us for a PolarConnect Event with PolarTREC teacher Cara Pekarcik and the team studying Southern Ocean Diatoms.

This is a real-time event with Boston teacher Cara Pekarcik and the researcher team looking at Southern Ocean Diatoms. They will be sharing experiences and observations of their work aboard the R/V N.B. Palmer in the Southern Ocean off the tip of the Antarctic peninsula. Read more about the research and what Cara is learning here:

When: 
Mon, 10/03/2016 to Thu, 10/06/2016
Where: 
Sterling, Virginia

The 2016 WAIS Workshop will be held in Sterling, Virginia, in the Washington, DC, area at Algonkian Regional Park. This multidisciplinary Earth system science workshop will focus on the distinctive glaciological, geological, oceanographic, and climatic aspects of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet.

Registration for the 2016 WAIS Workshop is open! For details about the meeting and to register, see the WAIS site above.

Registration fees:

When: 
Tue, 10/04/2016 to Thu, 10/06/2016
Where: 
Portland, Maine
When: 
Tue, 10/04/2016 to Thu, 10/06/2016
Where: 
Gothenburg, Sweden

The FRISP meeting is for scientists working with various aspects of ice shelf processes meeting in an informal setting and exchanging ideas, results and field plans. This year there will be a special focus on under ice observations, including information and feedback with the SOOS under ice working group presently being formed. The meeting includes an APECS mentor panel discussion, prizes for best student presentations, and a guided excursion to the historical station Bornö situated in the Gullmar fjord, famous for its geology and marine life. Travel support for students is provided.

When: 
Tue, 10/04/2016 to Wed, 10/05/2016
Where: 
Anchorage, Alaska

Arctic Ambitions V conference focuses on commercial opportunities in the Arctic, such as engineering, construction, architecture, natural resource development, environmental services, maritime shipping and logistics, and international trade.

When: 
Thu, 10/06/2016 to Fri, 10/07/2016
Where: 
Orlando, Florida

The theme of Geosciences conferences is “Geosciences and Policies: Economy & Culture in a Changing World” which extensively covers all aspects on scientific and technical advances in the field of geosciences and geomatics ranging from the integration of instruments, methodologies and technologies to their use in earth sciences, environmental engineering and other natural sciences.

An Arctic Circle Assembly Breakout Session
When: 
Fri, 10/07/2016
Where: 
Reykjavík, Iceland

The Arctic Research Consortium of the United States (ARCUS), the International Arctic Science Committee (IASC), and the Icelandic Centre for Research (RANNÍS) will co-convene a breakout session titled "Essential Science for Informed Decision-Making in the Changing Arctic" at this year's Arctic Circle Assembly being held 7-9 October in Reykjavík, Iceland.

When: 
Fri, 10/07/2016
Where: 
Online

The U.S. Climate Variability and Predictability Program (US CLIVAR) announces the Fall 2016 call for new US CLIVAR-sponsored workshops and one new working group for 2017. Submissions are encouraged from the U.S. climate science community.

When: 
Fri, 10/07/2016 to Sun, 10/09/2016
Where: 
Reykjavík, Iceland

The Arctic Circle is an annual open assembly that takes place in mid-October in Reykjavík, Iceland. The annual program is designed in collaboration with partnering organizations. The Arctic Circle facilitates working meetings across issues and organizations and provides a forum for discussions hosted by different international and Arctic institutions. Following meetings, participating organizations are invited to contribute ideas for the next year's Arctic Circle assembly.

When: 
Tue, 10/11/2016
Where: 
Online: 8:00 - 9:00 am AKDT, 12:00 - 1:00 pm EDT

This webinar will include a discussion of the 2016 Sea Ice Outlook (SIO) with a focus on the lessons learned from this season, what was new this season, and what areas could be improved for the future. Presentations will include a review and analysis of the outlooks contributed from 2008 to 2016, discussion of the 2016 summer sea-ice conditions that lead to the minima this year, and discussion of the SIO success and challenges at the local scale Time for community discussion will follow the presentations.

See the link above for more information.