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The subsistence practices of arctic peoples have long occupied the attention of social scientists working in the north.
The major news for SEARCH since the Witness issue earlier this year is that the proposal to the NSF Division of Polar Programs’ Arctic Sciences Section to develop a new SEARCH structure and activities has been funded. The new structure and activities have several departures from SEARCH’s focus in the past.
National Science Foundation
"Study of the Northern Alaska Coastal System" (SNACS)
Deadline for Proposals: Thursday, 22 April 2004
The Arctic in Rapid Transition initiative (ART, http://www.iarc.uaf.edu/ART), an official IASC network (http://www.iasc.info), the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS, www.apecs.is), and the European Institute for Marine Studies (IUEM, France, http://www-iuem.univ-brest.fr) organize a joint workshop on “Integrating spatial and temporal scales in the changing Arctic System: towards future research priorities” (ISTAS worksho
19 December 2014
Doctoral Studentship Position in Marine Ecology (leading to Dr. Scient.)
at the Norwegian Polar Institute/Akvaplan-niva in Tromsø, Norway
POLENET Training Opportunity
2015 Glacial Isostatic Adjustment Training School
Ohio State University's Stone Laboratory
Gibralter Island, Lake Erie
14-18 September 2015