There are many ways to get involved with SEARCH! Below are opportunities for you to contribute to the work of SEARCH. If you are not sure where you fit in, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Contribute to a Science Brief
SEARCH develops short science briefs geared towards decision-makers. You can suggest a topic for a new brief, volunteer to author a brief, and/or help develop the underlying literature review! Learn more here.
Contribute to the Sea Ice Action Network Blog
The SEARCH Sea Ice Action Network is currently soliciting ideas for new blog articles and guest contributions. Learn more here.
Attend a SEARCH Event
We hold Town Halls, workshops, and science meetings, and are active as speakers and session organizers at other conferences. Information on SEARCH events are available here and are announced via the ArcticInfo mailing list.
Contribute to an Action Team or Working Group
Many SEARCH activities are undertaken by standing Action Teams and Cross-cutting Working Groups. There are various avenues to participate; the best way to get involved is to contact a team/group member to discuss your interests:
- Sea Ice Action Team
- Permafrost Action Team
- Land Ice & Sea-Level Action Team
- Arctic Observing Working Group
- Arctic Future Scenarios Working Group
- Coastal Resilience Working Group
Nominate Yourself for the Science Steering Committee (SSC)
SEARCH is governed by a Science Steering Committee (SSC). Each spring a call for nominations for new SSC members is announced on the SEARCH website and the ArcticInfo mailing list.
Receive SEARCH Updates
- ArcticInfo: Subscribe to the ArcticInfo mailing list to get news on SEARCH and other Arctic events.
- Witness the Arctic: Subscribe to the Witness the Arctic newsletter; each issue includes a SEARCH update.
- SEARCH Mailing List: Add yourself to the SEARCH program mailing list and we will make sure you receive our announcements.
Engage on Social Media
Follow SEARCH and the SEARCH Sea Ice Action Network on twitter!
Follow @Arctic_Change Follow @SEARCHSeaIce
Arctic Expertise for Conferences, Briefings, or Media Interviews
SEARCH experts regularly provide topical briefings and presentations on a wide number of Arctic research topics. If you are interested in having a SEARCH expert speak at your event, please contact us.
If you have any questions or want to discuss how you can join SEARCH, please contact:
Brendan P. Kelly
bpkelly [at] alaska.edu
We look forward to hearing from you!