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Girls on Ice

31 December 2013
Girls on Ice is a program for high school girls to learn more about mountaineering and climate science. The deadline to apply is 31 January 2014.

Applications are now available for the Girls on Ice 2014 Expeditions! Girls on Ice is a unique, FREE, wilderness science education program for high school girls. Each year a team of 9 teenage girls and 3 instructors spend 11 days exploring and learning about mountain glaciers and alpine landscapes through scientific field studies with professional glaciologists and mountaineers. This year there are TWO expeditions:

Girls on Ice NORTH CASCADES is the original expedition in Washington State.
Open to all girls age 15-18 (yes, international girls can apply!) July 28 - ­ August 8, 2014

Girls on Ice ALASKA is geared toward Alaskan and Pacific Northwest girls (age 15-18).
June 20 -­ July 1, 2014

Applications are due January 31, 2014.

Joint Science Education Project (JSEP)

1 January 2014
Accepting applications for US high school students to the Joint Science Education Project, a summer research experience in Greenland!

Applications from US high school students are now being accepted for the Joint Science Education Program. Learn about research being conducted in Greenland and the logistics involved in supporting the research. During this international experience, students conduct experiments and participate in inquiry-based educational activities.

More information about the program and application can be found on the website. The complete application must be submitted electronically no later than 11:59 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, on Friday, January 31, 2014.

Long-term Observing Management and Governance Discussions

31 December 2013

ARCUS is soliciting online proposals for funding support to enable discussions related to long-term observing management and governance. Proposals will be accepted on a continuous basis until June 1, 2014.

Sea Ice Prediction Network

31 December 2013
Photo by Jeff Peneston (PolarTREC 2008/2009), Courtesy of ARCUS

The Sea Ice Prediction Network (SIPN) project, which will be launched over the fall 2013, will develop a collaborative network of scientists and stakeholders to advance research on sea ice prediction and communicate sea ice knowledge and tools