The National Science Foundation (NSF) invites investigators at U.S. organizations to submit proposals to conduct research about the Arctic. Arctic research includes field and modeling studies, data analysis, and synthesis about the arctic region.
In celebration of 100 years, the National Park Service Alaska Region will host the Centennial Science and Stewardship Symposium at the University of Alaska Fairbanks on October 19 – 20, 2016. The symposium will highlight how science and scholarship have shaped the past 100 years of national park management, and provide a forward look at the next century of collaborative science and scholarship in Alaska’s national parks. Sessions will feature research and stewardship in national parks and celebrate the partnerships essential to park management.
Passion for Life: Emotions and Feelings in the North and Siberia
Mon, 10/24/2016 to Wed, 10/26/2016
St. Petersburg, Russia
The Siberian Studies conference in St. Petersburg is the largest international conference for Siberian Studies researchers in Russia. It aims to increase the interest of early career scholars in Siberian native culture and emotional anthropology, and to provide a mentoring role for new scholars. The SHWG will support the participation of early career researchers from IASC countries to attend this conference in October 2016. It will provide an opportunity to discuss future project proposals.
Innovation, Integration, Cooperation, and Sustainability
Fri, 11/04/2016 to Sun, 11/06/2016
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.
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.
The Arctic has warmed more than twice as fast as the global average, experienced rapid loss of sea ice, and collapse of warm season snow cover. These profound changes to the Arctic system have coincided with a period of ostensibly more frequent events of extreme weather across the mid-latitudes, including extreme heat and rainfall events and recent severe winters.
Join us in this workshop to explore the possible links between Arctic change and mid-latitude climate and weather that has spurred a rush of new observational and modeling studies.
Sessions should address one of the three sub-themes: Changes in the Arctic, Global Implications of Arctic Changes, and Impacts of Global Change on the Arctic. Session proposal deadline is June 30, 2016. To submit a session proposal, go to:
This symposium examines impacts of the environment, especially climate change and variability, on the dynamics of arctic and subarctic species of commercial, subsistence and ecological importance. We will focus on the effects of warming, loss of sea ice, ocean acidification and oceanographic variability on the distribution, phenology, life history, population dynamics and interactions of species and how a better understanding of these effects can inform the assessment and management of fish and shellfish populations in a changing ocean.