Upcoming Events

When: 
Mon, 03/20/2017 to Fri, 03/24/2017
Where: 
Banff, Alberta, Canada

ESA will hold the first Cryosat North American Science Meeting. Co-sponsored by a number of international institutions, the meeting is open to all worldwide interested CryoSat stakeholders and data users. There will be no conference fee but the participants are required to finance their own travel and accommodation.

The meeting will provide a unique and timely forum for scientists and end-users of CryoSat data to share the state-of-the-art in research and applications, review mission achievements and prepare for the continued use of the CryoSat mission in the future.

When: 
Sun, 03/26/2017 to Fri, 03/31/2017
Where: 
Ventura, California

The 2017 GRC on Polar Marine Science "Understanding Polar Ecosystem Change Through Time Series Observations, Technological Advances, and Biophysical Coupled Modeling" will bring together leading investigators in Antarctic and Arctic marine research. Using a tradition of excellence facilitated by the Gordon Research Conferences (GRC), participants will present and discuss cutting edge interdisciplinary polar science observations, technological advancements and biophysical modeling activities associated with polar time series studies.

When: 
Mon, 03/27/2017 to Wed, 03/29/2017
Where: 
Bremerhaven, Germany

Jointly organized by the Polar Climate Predictability Initiative (WCRP-PCPI; http://www.climate-cryosphere.org/wcrp/pcpi), the Polar Prediction Project (WWRP-PPP; http://www.polarprediction.net), and the Sea Ice Prediction Network (SIPN; https://www.arcus.org/sipn), the workshop will be hosted by the International Coordination Office for Polar Prediction at the Alfred Wegener Institute in Bremerhaven, Germany.

A Dynamic Arctic in Global Change
When: 
Fri, 03/31/2017 to Fri, 04/07/2017
Where: 
Prague, Czech Republic

The Science Symposium will address the three sub-themes: (a) Changes in the Arctic, (b) Global Implications of Arctic Changes and (c) Impacts of Global Change on the Arctic.

To facilitate the participation of early career scientists and indigenous peoples, the organizers recommend that each session proposal includes one early career scientist co-convener and/or one indigenous co-convener, if applicable. Session proposals should also consider the overall geographic and gender balance of the proposed co-conveners.

When: 
Tue, 04/04/2017 to Thu, 04/06/2017
Where: 
University of Alaska Fairbanks

Background and objectives:

With support from NASA Applied Sciences Program, the Alaska Fire Science Consortium (AFSC) is organizing an international workshop to advance remote sensing tools and data for operational and scientific applications by high northern latitude fire ecology and management communities. Participants will include interagency fire managers as well as scientists with an interest in remote sensing and a variety of disciplines.

Topics of interest include:

When: 
Wed, 04/05/2017 to Sun, 04/09/2017
Where: 
Boston, Massachusetts

Registration for the 2017 AAG Annual Meeting is now open. The AAG accepts all submitted abstracts and organized sessions for presentation. Any topic relevant to geography is welcome at the AAG Annual Meeting.

As one of the largest geographic conferences in the world, the AAG Annual Meeting and Exhibition will host as many as 9,500 geographers, GIS specialists, and environmental scientists from around the world.

When: 
Tue, 04/11/2017 to Wed, 04/12/2017
Where: 
Littleton, Colorado

The 13th annual Polar Technology Conference (PTC) will be hosted by Polar Field Services.

When: 
Wed, 04/19/2017 to Fri, 04/21/2017
Where: 
Dresden. Germany

In succession to previous workshops held 2009 in Dresden (“Aerogravimetry: Technology and Application”) and 2012 in Potsdam (“Geodesy and Geophysics on Airborne Platforms, in particular HALO”) we would like to invite you to the International Workshop “Airborne Geodesy and Geophysics with Focus on Polar Applications”.

When: 
Sun, 04/23/2017 to Fri, 04/28/2017
Where: 
Vienna, Austria

The EGU General Assembly 2017 will bring together geoscientists from all over the world to one meeting covering all disciplines of the Earth, planetary and space sciences. The EGU aims to provide a forum where scientists, especially early career researchers, can present their work and discuss their ideas with experts in all fields of geoscience. The EGU is looking forward to cordially welcoming you in Vienna.

Organized by the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Program (AMAP)
When: 
Mon, 04/24/2017 to Thu, 04/27/2017
Where: 
Reston, Virginia

Organizers announce a call for abstracts for a conference entitled "International Conference on Arctic Science: Bringing Knowledge to Action," organized by the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Program (AMAP).

This conference builds on a previous conference from 2011 entitled "Arctic Messenger of Change Conference." The 2017 conference will provide updated scientific, decision-making, and policy-relevant information across a broad array of different Arctic issues and related scientific disciplines.

The topics that will be addressed are: