Upcoming Events

When: 
Tue, 03/31/2020

The Eastern Snow Conference (ESC) will take place at York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 9 – 11 June 2020. The 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.

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Celebrating the Scientific Legacy of John T. Andrews
When: 
Thu, 04/02/2020 to Sat, 04/04/2020
Where: 
Boulder, Colorado

Founder of the Arctic Workshop, John T. Andrews has been a pioneer in advancing our understanding of Pleistocene ice sheets, their interaction with adjacent oceans, and their profound influence on the Earth system.

The 50th Arctic Workshop will recognize John's many contributions at a Workshop Dinner on Friday night as well as with talks by some of his former students.

When: 
Thu, 04/02/2020 to Fri, 04/03/2020
Where: 
Alexandria, Virginia

The U.S. Ice Drilling Program Ice Core Working Group (IDP-ICWG) will hold a U.S. ice core science community planning workshop at the Residence Inn Alexandria Old Town South at Carlyle in Alexandria, Virginia.

Purpose: The purpose of this workshop is to articulate driving scientific questions in ice core research for the coming decade and beyond, and identify drilling sites and technological and logistical requirements needed to answer those questions, for contribution to the U.S. Ice Drilling Program (IDP) Long Range Science Plan.

When: 
Mon, 04/06/2020 to Fri, 04/10/2020
Where: 
Denver, Colorado

Join fellow geographers, GIS specialists, environmental scientists, and other leaders for the latest in research and applications in geography, sustainability, and GIScience. The meeting will feature more than 6,000 presentations, posters, workshops, and field trips by leading scholars, experts, and researchers.

When: 
Mon, 04/13/2020

We are pleased to announce that the 6th annual Students in Polar and Alpine Research Conference - SPARC 2020 will be held in Brno, Czech Republic, on the 23-24 April 2020.

If you are a student or Early-Career Researcher (<3 years after PhD defense), you are cordially invited to attend our conference which serves as a platform for presenting your research, as well as for exchanging experiences and strengthening the bonds within a community of Polar and Alpine scientists, within the fields of both bio- & geosciences.

International Symposium on Ice, Snow, and Water in a Warming World
When: 
Wed, 04/15/2020

The symposium will be held at the renowned Harpa Conference Centre in Reykjavík, Iceland during 21-24 September 2020.

When: 
Thu, 04/16/2020 to Fri, 04/17/2020
Where: 
Seattle, Washington

The seventh annual Arctic Encounter Symposium will take place in an expanded venue space at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center on Pier 66 in downtown Seattle in April 2020. The 2019 Arctic Encounter Seattle drew over 300 participants from over 20 nations, including over 80 speakers, 27 sponsors, 17 media partners, northern fashion and photography installations, 13 guest performers, the second annual Far North fashion show, and artist exhibitors.

Speaker: John Olson - NOAA Fisheries Alaska Regional Office
When: 
Thu, 04/16/2020
Where: 
Online: 11:00 - 11:30 am AKST, 3:00 - 3:30 pm EST

Abstract:

Speaking: Rick Thoman, Alaska Center for Climate Assessment & Policy (ACCAP)
When: 
Fri, 04/17/2020
Where: 
University of Alaska Fairbanks, or online: 12:00-1:00 pm AKDT, 4:00-5:00 pm EDT

The tools and techniques for making monthly and season scale climate forecasts are rapidly changing, with the potential to provide useful forecasts at the month and longer range. We will review recent climate conditions around Alaska, review some forecast tools and finish up the Climate Prediction Center’s forecast for the coming months. Feel free to bring your lunch and join the gathering in person or online to learn more about Alaska climate and weather.

Available online or in-person at: Room 407 in the Akasofu Building on the UAF Campus in Fairbanks.

When: 
Mon, 04/20/2020 to Tue, 04/21/2020
Where: 
Orono, Maine

The meeting will be held at the University of Maine campus in Orono, Maine.

All are welcome to this informal meeting – the format will likely follow that of prior years with a focus on student research, building collaborations and ideas, and discussing the future location(s) of the meeting. If you would like to continue receiving information on this event, please sign up at the link above.