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  • MicroSnow2 and SnowEX Workshops | PolarTREC
    When 12 July 2015 to 15 July 2015 Where Columbia Maryland The MicroSnow2 Workshop will be held July 13 15 2015 at USRA 7878 Columbia Gateway Drive Columbia MD 21045 The SnowEX meeting is to be held July 16 2015 at the USRA facility as well The MicroSnow workshops aim to develop understanding on how snow microstructure information should be used in radiative transfer theory to examine microwave radiative transfer model assumptions and determine what the implications are for snow remote sensing MicroSnow2 will continue the exchange of latest model developments results field measurements and ideas related to understanding the relationship between snow microwave observations and snow microstructure This workshop is an opportunity to share recent progress and to make plans for next year SnowEx Following 3 days of MicroSnow2 July 13 15 the snow modeling and remote sensing communities are invited to participate in an international planning discussion on July 16 for a near future major airborne snow campaign all remote sensing techniques not just microwave plus ground measurements modeling We especially want to encourage our international colleagues to attend this discussion to combine our experience expertise in order to define a true community effort The last time such

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  • ShipArc 2015: Safe and Sustainable Shipping in a Changing Arctic Environment | PolarTREC
    xploring and C ollaborating Virtual Base Camp Calendar ShipArc 2015 Safe and Sustainable Shipping in a Changing Arctic Environment Event Type Conferences and Workshops When 24 August 2015 to 26 August 2015 Where Malmo Sweden An increasingly ice diminished environment in the Arctic is accelerating interest and potential for new maritime trade routes merchant transportation and resource development such as mining oil gas exploration tourism and fishing The IMO and the Arctic Council have been focused on Safe Arctic Shipping through the recently adopted Polar Code and as a key theme among the Arctic Council s priorities The World Maritime University plays a key role in conducting research on and building capacity in Arctic issues and governance The pace of development in the Arctic marine environment is challenging our capacity to prepare for it in a safe and sustainable way It is urgent to engage stakeholders in resource development shipping sustainable management and those most likely impacted e g coastal communities in the ShipArc 2015 international conference to discuss a forward looking regulatory governance research and capacity building agenda that will assist in achieving Safe and Sustainable Shipping in a Changing Arctic Environment Themes The Polar Code Implementation Compliance Assurance

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  • 2nd World Seabird Conference | PolarTREC
    Facts En Español Search form Search T eachers and R esearchers E xploring and C ollaborating Virtual Base Camp Calendar 2nd World Seabird Conference Event Type Conferences and Workshops When 25 October 2015 to 29 October 2015 Where Cape Town South Africa Seabirds Global Ocean Sentinels The 2nd World Seabird Conference 2ndWSC will build on the progress and success of the 1 st World Seabird Conference and will once again place seabirds on the global stage Our goal is to provide a venue for seabird scientists from across the globe to gather with their colleagues and discuss research conservation and innovative technology as they relate to the study of seabirds and their marine environment The Conference will focus on the biology ecology and conservation of these globally relevant species at a time when marine ecosystems and the species that inhabit them are increasingly used as indicators of ecosystem health 2ndWSC will be structured around a series of symposia contributed sessions and database workshops and will provide participants with abundant opportunities to network with colleagues from across the globe TIME TABLE OF IMPORTANT DATES Deadline for proposals for Symposia Workshops 15 May 2014 Notification of acceptance for Symposia Workshops 15 July 2014 Registration opens 1 January 2015 Deadline for Travel Award Applications 30 January 2015 Deadline for Abstracts for Contributed Papers Posters 30 January 2015 Notification of acceptance of Contributed Papers Posters 27 March 2015 Notification of Travel Awards 24 April 2015 Deadline for early registration 31 May 2015 We recommend you make plane and hotel reservations at your earliest convenience e g following notification of abstract acceptance VENUE Cape Town International Convention Centre CTICC The Cape Town International Convention Centre CTICC opened in 2003 and offers state of the art conference facilities thanks to its size and sophistication Ideally located

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  • Arctic Frontiers 2016 | PolarTREC
    Virtual Base Camp Calendar Arctic Frontiers 2016 Event Type Conferences and Workshops When 23 January 2016 to 28 January 2016 Where Tromsø Norway Industry and Environment The 10th Arctic Frontiers conference will be held in Tromsø Norway from Sunday 24 January to Friday 29 January 2016 The title for the 2016 conference is Industry and Environment The Arctic is a global crossroad between commercial and environmental interests The region holds substantial natural resources and many actors are investigating ways to utilize these for economic gain Others view the Arctic as a particularly pristine and vulnerable environment and highlight the need to limit industrial development Arctic Frontiers 2016 will discuss the balance between resource utilization and preservation and between industrial and environmental interests in the Arctic Envisioning a well planned well governed and sustainable development in the Arctic how can improved Arctic stewardship help balance environmental concerns with industrial expansion How can the environmental footprints from future business activities be minimized And last but not least what role will existing and emerging technologies play in making industrial development profitable and environmentally friendly securing a sustainable growth scenario for Arctic communities The Arctic Frontiers conference is a central arena for discussions of Arctic issues The conference brings together representatives from science politics and NGOs to share perspectives on how upcoming challenges in the Arctic may be addressed to ensure sustainable development Arctic Frontiers is composed of three sections Arctic Frontiers Policy Arctic Frontiers Science and Arctic Frontiers Business Arctic Frontiers Science 2016 will address three main themes Environmental footprints Arctic stewardship Technology needs This call for papers addresses only the science section that takes place from 27 29 January 2016 On behalf of the scientific program committees we have great pleasure in inviting you to submit one or more abstracts for oral

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  • Connected Futures from Alaska to Florida | PolarTREC
    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 Connected Futures from Alaska to Florida Event Type Conferences and Workshops When 3 February 2016 to 4 February 2016 Where Ft Lauderdale Florida Arctic ice is melting fast transforming coastlines and multiplying risks around the world Since the United States assumed Chairmanship of the eight nation Arctic Council for the period 2015 2017 the U S State Department has highlighted how ice melting in the Arctic affects people infrastructure and ecosystems worldwide multiplying risks around the world The meeting will convene leading researchers decision makers and other interested stakeholders to discuss the state of sea level rise science and how public policy and private adaptation efforts can lessen the impacts everywhere More information http www ces fau edu arctic florida index php About Virtual Base Camp PolarConnect

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  • Permafrost in XXI Century: Basic and Applied Researches | PolarTREC
    and Applied Researches Event Type Conferences and Workshops When 26 September 2015 to 30 September 2015 Where Pushchino Russia The Institute of Physicoсhemical and Biological Problems in Soil Science Scientific Council on Earth Cryology and Institute of Earth Cryosphere of Russian Academy of Sciences would like to invite you to take part in the International conference Permafrost in XXI century basic and applied researches The conference will be held from September 27 to October 01 2015 in Pushchino Russia Registration fee is 50 euro the banquet ticket is about 30 euros Students and Ph D students are welcome to participate without registration fee Accommodation in Pushchino hotels 25 100 euros per day Working languages are Russian and English Foreign participants will be provided with a simultaneous English translation The abstracts in English should be no more than 4000 characters including spaces one page of A4 format Deadline for registration and abstracts is June 1 2015 Main topics will be General regional and historical geocryology Permafrost response to climat change Physico chemical approach in permafrost studies Permafrost engineering and hazards Permafrost soils Microbiology biotechnology and astrobiology aspects of permafrost research Geophysical and remote sensing data in permafrost investigations Education of the

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  • Arctic Summer College | 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 Arctic Summer College Event Type Field Training and Schools When 24 June 2015 to 12 August 2015 Where Online Ecologic Institute and its partners are pleased to announce the 2015 Arctic Summer College and are seeking applications from emerging leaders working to improve Arctic governance from around the world The Arctic Summer College creates a network of emerging leaders and experts that will be brought together for 8 weeks in a series of web based seminars webinars Thursdays from 18 00 20 00 Central European Time from June 25 to August 13 The program aims to build a lasting policy oriented network of Arctic professionals to strengthen communication between peoples and nations scientific disciplines policy areas and across the science policy interface to improve governance and sustainable development in the Arctic Fellows may earn spots to travel and present their work at this year s Arctic Circle Assembly in Reykjavik Participation in the Arctic Summer College is open to applicants with a minimum of two years of experience in

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  • Natural Resources and Integrated Coastal Areas Development in the Arctic Zone | PolarTREC
    Search form Search T eachers and R esearchers E xploring and C ollaborating Virtual Base Camp Calendar Natural Resources and Integrated Coastal Areas Development in the Arctic Zone Event Type Conferences and Workshops When 28 September 2015 to 30 September 2015 Where Arkhangelsk Russia Actualization of agenda and elaboration of practical measures for effective collaboration between public authorities business science and communities within economic projects and implementation of innovative macro regional development models are stated as goals for the international scientific conference Natural Resources and Integrated Coastal Areas Development in the Arctic Zone which is to be held on 29 September 01 October 2015 in Arkhangelsk Russia Conference organizers are Federal Agency for Scientific Organizations Russian Academy of Sciences RAS Government of Arkhangelsk region Ural branch of the RAS UB RAS Arkhangelsk Scientific Center ArkhSC of the UB RAS International Arctic Science Committee and European Polar Board European Scientific Foundation In elaboration of outcomes of the forum Competitive Potential of Northern and Arctic Regions held by ArkhSC in 2014 the Conference s scientific agenda in 2015 will cover the following Problematic Issues Natural resources and development of economic potential of marine spaces and coastal areas in the Arctic Technologies and methods of natural complexes research Preservation and development in the Arctic oceanic and coastal zones Ethno social and socio cultural processes indigenous population living conditions in the coastal areas of the Arctic integrated management and governance in the coastal areas as an instrument for balanced socio economic development in the Arctic regions Being intended toward productive and comprehensive discussion contributed by representatives from public authorities industrial companies research and educational institutions experts and stakeholders the Organizing Committee hereby invites you to take part in the Conference The Conference will be followed by traditional Scientific school for young researchers Circumpolar Studies

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