Upcoming Events

When: 
Mon, 10/31/2016 to Wed, 11/02/2016
Where: 
Oslo, Norway

We are organizing a 3-day beginner Elmer/Ice course at the University of Oslo (the week after the IGS Nordic Branch meeting which will be held at the Fram Centre in Tromsø, Norway, from Wednesday October 26 to Friday October 28).

When: 
Mon, 10/31/2016 to Wed, 11/02/2016
Where: 
Sitka, Alaska

Sitka Sound Science Center, with funding from the National Science Foundation, is sponsoring a three-day Science Communication workshop in Sitka, Alaska for scientists working in Alaska.

  • October 31, 2016
  • November 1, 2016
  • November 2, 2016

The goal of the workshop is to provide science communication training on how to present and communicate with a variety of audiences, and also to provide specific communication training on how to effectively connect your research to the interests and needs of small communities in Alaska.

When: 
Tue, 11/01/2016 to Fri, 11/04/2016
Where: 
Woods Hole, Massachusetts

Organizers announce the Forum for Arctic Modeling and Observational Synthesis (FAMOS) 2016 School and Workshop. FAMOS is an international forum for Arctic Marine Modelers (liquid ocean + sea ice, physical/biogeochemical) and those scientists who are interested in working with these modelers (e.g., observationalists, hydrologists, meteorologists, geologists, glaciologists, biologists).

When: 
Fri, 11/04/2016 to Sun, 11/06/2016
Where: 
Sitka, Alaska

2016 is the 20th Anniversary of the Sitka WhaleFest, a unique science festival to celebrate the marine life! The core of the festival, is a unique science symposium blending local knowledge and scientific inquiry concerning the rich marine environment of our northern oceans. Surrounded by community and cultural activities, the weekend events include lectures, marine wildlife cruises with beautiful scenery, a marine-themed artisan market, music, local foods, art show, interactive student sessions, and a fun run/walk. Come to Sitka WhaleFest and celebrate with us!

Innovation, Integration, Cooperation, and Sustainability
When: 
Fri, 11/04/2016 to Sun, 11/06/2016
Where: 
Qingdao, China

Introduction to Qingdao WCO-2016

The main theme of WCO-2016 is Innovation, Integration, Cooperation and Sustainability. Ocean is the common heritage of mankind. We need to protect and conserve it for posterity and sustenance. We believe the WCO-2016 will bring about enormous benefits as well as open up a new and broader pathway for information and experience exchange between China and the rest of the world.

When: 
Tue, 11/08/2016 to Fri, 11/11/2016
Where: 
Tromso, Norway

Organizers announce registration availability for the 2nd conference on Time Series Analysis. The focus of the conference is time serious analysis on the implication of climate change on the environment,including land, sea, and atmosphere.

When: 
Mon, 11/14/2016 to Fri, 11/18/2016
Where: 
Seattle, Washington

The University of Washington's eScience Institute is hosting a GeoHack week. Join us for five days of tutorials, data exploration, software development and community networking, focused on open source tools to analyze and visualize geospatial data. Our event will include a team from Google Earth Engine who will lead a series of workshops.

Several organizers have expertise in glaciology and can provide guidance on handling of field and remote sensing datasets related to the study of ice.

Please visit the link above for more details.

Organized by the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Program (AMAP)
When: 
Tue, 11/15/2016
Where: 
Online

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). The conference will be held from 24-27 April 2017 in Reston, Virginia.

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.

When: 
Tue, 11/29/2016 to Fri, 12/02/2016
Where: 
Tokyo, Japan

The Seventh Symposium on Polar Science will be held at the National Institute of Polar Research (NIPR), Tokyo, Japan. The NIPR is organizing this annual symposium to present and promote a wide variety of polar scientific research and interdisciplinary studies.

More details are available at the symposium web site (see link above).

When: 
Thu, 12/01/2016
Where: 

After almost fifty-five years, the Antarctic Treaty continues to shine as a rare beacon of international cooperation. To celebrate this milestone of peace in our civilization with hope and inspiration for future generations – ANTARCTICA DAY is recognized to be December 1st -the day when the Antarctic Treaty was signed in 1959. As an annual event, Antarctica Day encourages participation from around the world.