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  • Neighbors in the North: Canada, the United States, and the Arctic Council | PolarTREC
    Release Inquiries Newsroom Overview PolarSphere Archives Press Release Inquiries For Teachers Overview Online Course Preexisting Relationships Resources Teacher Application Teacher FAQ Teacher Webinar Login For Researchers Overview Join Researcher Application Researcher Webinar Researcher FAQ Why Host 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 Neighbors in the North Canada the United States and the Arctic Council Event Type Lectures Panels Discussions When 13 May 2015 Where Bellingham Washington The Border Policy Research Institute the Center for Canadian American Studies the Consulate General of Canada and Western Washington University host this event to consider what it means for the Arctic and the U S when the chairmanship of the Arctic Council passes from Canada to the United States For more information contact Laurie Trautman Email laurie dot trautman at wwu dot edu More information http www wwu edu bpri files NeighborsNorthArctic Poster pdf About Virtual Base Camp PolarConnect Newsroom For Teachers For Researchers Resources 2015 PolarTREC Login Contact Site Feedback

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  • Effects of Oil on Wildlife | PolarTREC
    Researcher Webinar Researcher FAQ Why Host 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 Effects of Oil on Wildlife Event Type Conferences and Workshops When 17 May 2015 to 21 May 2015 Where Anchorage Alaska The Effects of Oil on Wildlife EOW conference is the only global meeting venue focusing on the planning response rehabilitation and research aspects of oil spills and their impacts to wildlife species The 2015 conference scheduled for May 18 22 in Anchorage Alaska will be the 12th iteration of the conference founded by Tri State Bird Rescue and Research in 1982 Since the inaugural meeting interest in oiled wildlife response has increased exponentially as have the resources dedicated to preparedness research and damage mitigation This conference is the primary venue for experts in a variety of specialties from around the world to exchange ideas and information to increase our ability to protect and restore wildlife at risk This upcoming EOW conference is co sponsored

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  • Polar Data Forum II | PolarTREC
    and C ollaborating Virtual Base Camp Calendar Polar Data Forum II Event Type Conferences and Workshops When 26 October 2015 to 28 October 2015 Where Waterloo Ontario Canada On behalf of the International Advisory Committee and the Local Organizing Committee we are pleased to announce the Second Polar Data Forum PDF II which will be held 27 29 October 2015 at the University of Waterloo Canada PDF II will build on successes of the first Polar Data Forum PDF I held in Tokyo Japan October 2013 PDF I and a series of other international and national meetings have identified priority themes and key challenges in the domain of polar data management PDF II will further refine these themes and priorities and will accelerate progress by establishing clear actions to address the target issues including meeting the needs of society and science through promotion of open data and effective data stewardship establishing sharing and interoperability of data at a variety of levels developing trusted data management systems and ensuring long term data preservation The Forum will be held in conjunction with the scheduled annual meetings of the Arctic Data Committee ADC of the International Arctic Science Committee and Sustaining Arctic Observing

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  • National Petroleum Council Report Briefing | PolarTREC
    Login For Researchers Overview Join Researcher Application Researcher Webinar Researcher FAQ Why Host 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 National Petroleum Council Report Briefing Event Type Lectures Panels Discussions When 15 April 2015 Where Washington DC Arctic Potential Realizing the Promise of US Arctic Oil and Gas Resources On April 16 2015 from 2 00 to 3 00 pm there will be a summary briefing on the recently completed National Petroleum Council NPC report Arctic Potential Realizing the Promise of US Arctic Oil and Gas Resources by Carol Lloyd Chair of the study s Coordinating Subcommittee and other study leaders The briefing will be held at the NPC office 1625 K Street Suite 600 Washington DC 20006 1656 Capacity is limited and thus RSVP is required Please RSVP by calling Laura Alvarez at 202 393 6100 or by emailing lalvarez at npc dot org The NPC is a federally chartered and privately funded advisory committee that advises

    Original URL path: https://www.polartrec.com/events/40665 (2016-02-14)
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  • Conference on High Resolution Proxies on Paleoclimate (HiRes2015) | PolarTREC
    Paleoclimate HiRes2015 Event Type Conferences and Workshops When 30 May 2015 to 2 June 2015 Where Madison Wisonsin SIMS and laser techniques provide a new level of climate resolution through analysis of isotope ratio and trace element compositions at micron scale In situ analysis permits correlation of imaging with geochemistry and selection of features that could not otherwise be interrogated These recent advances yield improved temporal resolution and promise an important new level of understanding for many paleoclimate proxies The workshop will be conducted in parallel with tutorial demonstrations of the IMS 1280 Ion Microprobe in the WiscSIMS Lab The goals of the meeting are to explore new capabilities and new applications of in situ analysis to paleoclimate and to acquaint participants with SIMS techniques Keynote Speakers include Richard Alley Penn State Abrupt climate change Looking forward by looking back Ron Amundson Univ California Berkeley High resolution paleoclimate data from laminated carbonates in soils Kim Cobb Georgia Inst of Technology The Toba super eruption Micro scale traces of a global scale climate event Alex Gagnon Univ of Washington The impact of small scale heterogeneity on proxies in biomineral archives Clay Kelly Univ of Wisconsin Madison Forams Forever Reinhard Kozdon Rutgers

    Original URL path: https://www.polartrec.com/events/40674 (2016-02-14)
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  • Webinar on Arctic Matters: The Global Connection to Changes in the Arctic | PolarTREC
    Webinar on Arctic Matters The Global Connection to Changes in the Arctic Event Type Webinars and Virtual Events When 16 April 2015 Where Online 1 00 pm EDT Join a panel of Arctic experts for a webinar to explore a new booklet that introduces the threats and opportunities of the Arctic s rapidly changing environment and explains why the Arctic matters to all of us Viewed in satellite images as a jagged white coat draped over the top of the globe the high Arctic appears distant and isolated But even if you don t live there don t do business there and will never travel there you are closer to the Arctic than you think Arctic Matters The Global Connection to Changes in the Arctic is a new educational resource produced by the Polar Research Board of the National Research Council NRC It draws upon a large collection of peer reviewed NRC reports and other national and international reports to provide a brief reader friendly primer on the complex ways in which the changes currently affecting the Arctic and its diverse people resources and environment can in turn affect the entire globe Topics in the booklet include how climate changes currently underway in the Arctic are a driver for global sea level rise offer new prospects for natural resource extraction and have rippling effects through the world s weather climate food supply and economy The webinar will feature a presentation and Q A session with Julie Brigham Grette Professor of Quaternary Glacial Geology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst Chair of the National Research Council s Polar Research Board and Co Chair of the authoring committee of Lessons and Legacies of International Polar Year 2007 2008 Stephanie Pfirman Professor of Environmental Sciences at Barnard College and Co Chair of the

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  • American Water Resources Association Alaska Section Annual Conference | PolarTREC
    When 12 May 2015 to 15 May 2015 Where Fairbanks Alaska The American Water Resources Association AWRA Alaska Section announces a call for abstracts and registration to the 2015 Alaska Section Annual Conference to convene 13 16 May 2015 in Fairbanks Alaska The AWRA Annual Conference brings together policymakers managers and researchers from across the state of Alaska in order to advance the understanding use and management of Alaska s water resources Session and workshop topics for the 2015 conference include Remote sensing towers planes unmanned aerial vehicles and ground to satellite observations and K 12 water resources education University of Alaska EPSCOR Sandbox Terrain Model and the Geo Watershed Scientific Groundwater Model Workshop and keynote speakers include Reginald Muskett University of Alaska Fairbanks Jessica Cherry University of Alaska Fairbanks David Swanson National Park Service Pam Sousannes National Park Service Jordi Cristobal Rosello University of Alaska Fairbanks Keith Cunningham and others Organizers invite abstract submissions for poster presentations related to remote sensing and or water resources Membership in the Alaska section is not a requirement for submittal of an abstract although organizers encourage everyone to consider joining the Alaska Section of the AWRA and supporting the water resources profession in Alaska Poster Sessions will be from 6 00 8 00 p m Wednesday and Thursday 13 and 14 May Two student posters and two member posters will be selected for 250 awards Poster awards will be given Thursday 14 May 2015 All presenters must submit their abstract for review and acceptance by the Alaska Section Abstracts should be no more than 500 words To submit an abstract please use the online form found at http www awra org cgi bin alaska abstract2015 cgi Important Dates Abstract Submission Deadline Monday 4 May 2015 Early Registration Deadline Friday 1 May 2015 Registration

    Original URL path: https://www.polartrec.com/events/40730 (2016-02-14)
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  • Webinar: Alaska Climate Forecast Briefing | PolarTREC
    Calendar Webinar Alaska Climate Forecast Briefing Event Type Webinars and Virtual Events When 21 May 2015 Where Online 12 00 p m AKDT The National Weather Service will hold an Alaska Climate Forecast Briefing on Friday 22 May 2015 from 12 00 1 00 p m AKDT The briefing will be held in room 407 of the International Arctic Research Center IARC on the campus of the University of Alaska Fairbanks and will also be available online via the Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy ACCAP listserve This will be a monthly series generally taking place the third Friday of each month The tools and techniques for making monthly and season scale climate forecasts are rapidly changing with the potential to provide useful forecasts at the month and longer range Rick Thoman Climate Science and Services Manager Environmental and Scientific Services Division National Weather Service Alaska Region will review recent climate conditions around Alaska review forecast tools and present the Climate Prediction Center s forecast for the upcoming season Rick will also present a Feature of the Month special addition in which each month he will highlight a topic relevant to the particular month May s topic will be

    Original URL path: https://www.polartrec.com/events/40731 (2016-02-14)
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