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  • Due North: Next Generation Arctic Research and Leadership | PolarTREC
    Collections Media Archive Find a Resource Contribute Fast and Fun Facts En Español Search form Search T eachers and R esearchers E xploring and C ollaborating Virtual Base Camp Calendar Due North Next Generation Arctic Research and Leadership Event Type Conferences and Workshops When 4 November 2015 to 7 November 2015 Where Calgary Alberta Canada The Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies ACUNS will convene an interdisciplinary conference of early career scientists working on Arctic issues The meeting held every three years is cross disciplinary and diverse and our goal is to welcome 200 to 400 international participants working on all Arctic disciplines and themes The organizers have issued a call for abstracts due 5 31 15 on the following topics Arctic Communities Arctic Sustainable Development Arctic Wildlife Ecosystem and Biodiversity Arctic Food Security Arctic Landscapes Climate Change and Adaptation Disaster Risk Management Policy Politics and Leadership Arctic Environment Data and Techniques Arctic Resources and Future of Arctic The Arctic Institute of North America and the University of Calgary in Canada announce that registration is available for the next ACUNS International Student Conference This year s meeting is entitled Next Generation Research and Leadership and will be held 5 8 November 2015 in Calgary Alberta Canada The conference includes diverse themes in physical biological and social sciences within the scope of Arctic science and northern studies Poster and oral presentations are welcome from undergraduate and graduate students postdoctoral fellows and mentors http arctic ucalgary ca call abstracts Additionally pre conference workshops will be held on 4 5 November 2015 The ACUNS Student Conference Organizing also reminds the community that abstracts are currently being accepted Some travel funding is available For more information and to apply please visit the Travel Award page on the conference website For more information or

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  • 9th Graduate Climate Conference | PolarTREC
    a Teacher Quotes From Researchers Visiting a Classroom Access Resources Here Preexisting Relationships Resources Overview About Products Expedition Reports Collections Media Archive Find a Resource Contribute Fast and Fun Facts En Español Search form Search T eachers and R esearchers E xploring and C ollaborating Virtual Base Camp Calendar 9th Graduate Climate Conference Event Type Conferences and Workshops When 5 November 2015 to 7 November 2015 Where Woods Hole Massachusetts We are pleased to announce the 9th Graduate Climate Conference which will be held November 6th 8th in Woods Hole Massachusetts The goal of this graduate student organized conference is to assemble a broad range of talks and posters featuring high quality student research focused on past present and future climate its changes and their impacts We encourage students at all stages of their graduate career to apply and we seek abstracts on climate research from a variety of disciplines from the sciences engineering and humanities including Oceanography Atmospheric sciences Biology Geosciences Environmental science and engineering Geography Public policy Economics Law Ethics Anthropology The abstract submission period opens April 15th and closes June 1st Lodging and meals are provided for all participants and limited travel funds are also available Please

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  • First Central European Polar Meeting | PolarTREC
    Find a Resource Contribute Fast and Fun Facts En Español Search form Search T eachers and R esearchers E xploring and C ollaborating Virtual Base Camp Calendar First Central European Polar Meeting Event Type Conferences and Workshops When 9 November 2015 to 12 November 2015 Where Vienna Austria The organizers would like to announce that registration and abstracts submission for the 1st Central European Polar Meeting are now possible The meeting will be held from 10 13 November 2015 at the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Vienna Austria In 2015 the 100th anniversary of the death of Austrian polar explorer Julius Payer takes place To commemorate the great achievements of Julius Payer for the international polar sciences the 1st Central European Polar Meeting is organized in Vienna in cooperation with the Austrian National Committee for Global Change It will bring together polar researchers from Central European countries and beyond including distinguished senior scientists but also early career scientists and the next generation of polar researchers Besides presentation of newest results from ongoing research activities the conference is one of the first international activities of the newly established Central European Polar Partnership which aims at increasing the visibility and coordinating polar research in and between the participating countries Scientific sessions and keynote speakers Climate Change and Impact on the Polar Cryosphere Konrad Steffen WSL Switzerland Polar Ecology Skip Walker Alaska Geobotany Center USA Jakub Zarsky University of Prague Czech Republic Permafrost under Climate Change Hugues Lantuit Alfred Wegener Institute Germany History of Polar Research Susan Barr Directorate for Cultural Heritage and International Arctic Science Committee Arctic Social and Human Sciences Gertrude Saxinger Austrian Polar Research Institute Austria Michal Łuszczuk Maria Curie Sklodowska University in Lublin Poland ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE Friday 17 August 2015 For further information or to submit an abstract

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  • In the Spirit of the Rovaniemi Process - Local and Global Arctic | PolarTREC
    Fast and Fun Facts En Español Search form Search T eachers and R esearchers E xploring and C ollaborating Virtual Base Camp Calendar In the Spirit of the Rovaniemi Process Local and Global Arctic Event Type Conferences and Workshops When 23 November 2015 to 25 November 2015 Where Rovaniemi Finland The In the Spirit of the Rovaniemi Process Local and Global Arctic conference will take place in 24 26 November 2015 in Rovaniemi Lapland Finland With the theme Local and Global Arctic the conference in 2015 will continue the discussion on the latest developments in the Arctic with focus on both the global developments and their consequences on the local level as well as the interaction of the global regional and local levels in the Arctic The conference will consist of keynote speeches by eminent political speakers and distinguished scholars as well as presentations highlighting latest scientific papers and good practices in the thematic sessions Key questions include How the local perspective is or should be seen in global and international context in the Arctic Does Arctic international co operation truly support sustainable development at the local level How do local perspectives and values translate to regional and global contexts

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  • International Symposium on Hydrology of Glaciers and Ice Sheets | PolarTREC
    International Symposium on Hydrology of glaciers and ice sheets in 2015 in Ho fn Iceland from 21 27 June 2015 This symposium will provide a forum to discuss all aspects of glacier and ice sheet hydrology and their connections to other areas of the cryosphere as well as climate sciences It will provide an opportunity to present advances in ground based measurements remote sensing and modelling to stimulate discussions on their interpretation and implications The meeting seeks to bring together scientists from around the world to provide an overview of the current state of knowledge of glacier and ice sheet hydrology and to provide a focus on key areas for future research This symposium will cover all aspects of glacial hydrology including Glacier catchment hydrology timing and magnitude of runoff floods and droughts influence of climate change subdaily variations applications to stakeholders future water availability Supraglacial and firn hydrology surface mass balance meltwater retention in firn percolation ice lensing supraglacial streams and lakes supraglacial systems on ice shelves and ice tongues aquatic biological communities ice dust interaction influence on albedo Englacial and subglacial hydrology crevassing and moulins influence on thermal structure basal melting freezing englacial and subglacial channels submarine melting subglacial lakes thermodynamics at meltwater ice interface biology Basal sliding and ice dynamics sliding speed dependence on effective pressure cavitation sediment strength hydrology of ice streams calving processes Jo kulhlaups and hazards subglacial lakes and outburst floods marginal lakes moraine dammed lakes timing and magnitude of discharge Erosion and landforms role in quarrying deformation and transport of sediments eskers drumlins mega scale glacial lineations Hydrology of subglacial eruptions meltwater production and pathways eruption site water retention steam and ash floods subglacial geothermal areas porous media hydrology and thermodynamics Instrumentation and methods remote sensing field techniques new technologies geochemistry A mixture

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  • Department of the Interior Webinar: Changing Ice: Managing the North American Arctic | PolarTREC
    R esearchers E xploring and C ollaborating Virtual Base Camp Calendar Department of the Interior Webinar Changing Ice Managing the North American Arctic Event Type Webinars and Virtual Events When 8 April 2015 Where Online 12 00 PM EDT Understanding ice changes is critical for supporting community sustainability habitat conservation and resource development in Alaska and the Arctic as a whole Please join the Office of Policy Analysis on April 9 to learn how the USGS Alaska Climate Science Center CSC uses a whole systems approach linking glacier retreat and permafrost loss to impacts on ecosystems and the goods services and the amenities they provide The Alaska CSC is developing vulnerability assessments decision support tools landscape scenarios and other products that have a wide variety of immediate real world applications in the face of changes in the Arctic To Livestream this event please join 5 10 minutes early to avoid technical difficulties http www doi gov ppa seminar series index cfm Login is required to ask questions Please click join or login to chat and follow instructions Closed captioning will be available The recorded event will be posted to the Office of Policy Analysis website http www doi gov ppa

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  • 2nd International Conference Polar Climate and Environmental Change in the Last Millennium | PolarTREC
    Reports Collections Media Archive Find a Resource Contribute Fast and Fun Facts En Español Search form Search T eachers and R esearchers E xploring and C ollaborating Virtual Base Camp Calendar 2nd International Conference Polar Climate and Environmental Change in the Last Millennium Event Type Conferences and Workshops When 23 August 2015 to 25 August 2015 Where Torun Poland We invite people to participate in the second international conference for Polar Climate and Environmental Change in the Last Millennium to be held in Torun Poland August 24 26 2015 The aim of the conference is to present scientific achievements detect gaps in the field of the historical climatology of the area of polar regions based on early meteorological observations history dendroclimatology paleolimnology geophysics geomorphology and other sources Conference Topics include Sources of paleoclimate information Research methods of climatic changes in historical times The climate of the area of polar regions in the last millennium and its changeability Causes and effects of climate change in historical times Invited speakers and their topics include Prof Terry Callaghan UK Interpreting long term ecosystem change and stability case studies from the Arctic and sub Arctic Prof Klaus Dethloff Germany Regional and global interactions between Arctic sea ice and the atmospheric circulation Prof Antoni Lewkowicz Canada Evolution of mountain and latitudinal permafrost in northwest Canada Prof Astrid E J Ogilvie Iceland Documentary evidence of changes in climate and sea ice incidence in Iceland during the last millennium Prof Rein Vaikma e Estonia Polar climate and glaciation during the last millennium Prof Jan Marcin We s3awski Poland 20 years of observations of the warming of marine ecosystem on Svalbard versus older historical records Dr Kevin Wood USA Old Weather progress and future plans Registration is open on the conference website Details about the submission of abstracts

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  • Problems of the Arctic Region | PolarTREC
    Contribute Fast and Fun Facts En Español Search form Search T eachers and R esearchers E xploring and C ollaborating Virtual Base Camp Calendar Problems of the Arctic Region Event Type Conferences and Workshops When 13 May 2015 Where Murmansk Russia Fifteenth International Scientific Conference for Students and Post graduates The conference is devoted to scientific environmental technical economic and social aspects of the development of the Arctic It will be divided into sections including Biology and Medicine Chemistry and Technology Ecology of the North Economical Problems of Arctic Development Education in the Arctic region Geology and Geophysics of the Arctic Region Information Technologies and Mathematical Methods Marine Biology Physical Studies and Humanitarian and Social Problems Suggestions on new topics are welcome The conference will be introduced by a plenary report on one of the major issues of modern science Students and post graduates interested in participating in the conference are welcome to email their registration forms and papers to the Steering Committee until 25 April 2015 The registration form must contain the title of the report names of the authors scientific adviser full name of the organization address email of the contact person dates of arrival and departure The

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