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International Mountain Day 2019

Mountain Day Logo KopieAs part of the activities for International Mountain Day on 11 December 2019, the APECS Alpine and Cryosphere Project Group invites you to share your work in mountain regions with submissions in two formats:

  • Photo entries in “Nature” and “Culture” categories
  • Graphical abstracts explaining mountain research
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APECS Iberoamericana online conference 

apecs logo webOn 26 September 2019, APECS hosted the first online conference in Spanish, the APECS Iberoamericana. This event was a joint effort from the National Committees from Spanish-speaking countries: Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Peru, Spain and Uruguay. The aim for this event was to offer a space for Hispanic polar early career researchers and educators to share their work in their native language, and create resources for education of the Polar Regions in Spanish. 

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Application deadline extended until 27 November for the CAFF-IASC Science Policy Fellowships 2020

CAFF greenlogo iascapecs logo webThe application deadline has been extended for the CAFF-IASC Science Policy Fellowships 2020 until 27 November 2019. The Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) Working Group of the Arctic Council and the International Arctic Science Committee (IASC), in cooperation with the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) are excited to offer the CAFF-IASC Science Policy Fellowships 2020

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Call for reviewers of the second draft of Working Group I contribution to IPCC Sixth Assessment Report (AR6)

The Working Group I (WGI) contribution to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) is due to be finalized in 2021. The Second Order Draft (SOD) of IPCC AR6 WGI report will be open for expert review from 2 March to 26 April 2020.

The Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS), the Mountain Research Initiative (MRI), the Past Global Changes Early Career Network (PAGES ECN), the Permafrost Young Research Network (PYRN) and the Young Earth System Scientists (YESS) community are coordinating a group review of the SOD of IPCC AR6 WGI report by early career experts.

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APECS-T-MOSAiC Webinar for ECRs - 19 November

apecs logo webThe APECS-T-MOSAiC webinar “T-MOSAiC for ECRs” will take place on November, 19 (14:30-16:00 GMT). This webinar will provide an overview of the T-MOSAiC project, its goals, current activities within the Action groups and possibilities for early career researchers.

T MOSAiC Logo KopieT-MOSAiC (Terrestrial Multidisciplinary distributed Observatories for the Study of Arctic Connections) project is an IASC pan-Arctic, land-based program that will extend the activities for the IASC flagship program MOSAiC.  T-MOSAiC addresses the question, what are the implications of changing sea ice, oceanography and climate of Arctic seas for the surrounding land-based geosystems, ecosystems and human systems.

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2020 IASC Fellowship & CAFF-IASC Fellowship Programs

iasc webCAFF greenapecs logo webThe International Arctic Science Committee (IASC) and the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) Working Group of the Arctic Council, in cooperation with the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) are excited to announce several Fellowship programs for 2020 for early career researchers:

  • IASC Fellowship Program 2020
  • CAFF-IASC Science-Policy Fellowships

Application deadline for both fellowship types is on 20 November 2019 at 13:00 GMT.

Find out more about the fellowships and how to apply on the APECS website 

Upcoming APECS Colombia Event "Formando el futuro de la investigación polar en Colombia"

As a first event of the National Committee APECS Colombia, we will be going to present and describe all the great opportunities to be part of APECS. This will be developed during the next SENALMAR 2019, October 22-25, in the session “La Ruta Antartica”. The venue is the Centro Cultural Universidad del Atlántico, Barranquilla, Colombia. Everyone is welcome to participate in our talk on Tuesday, October 22 from 16:15 – 17:00 (local time), and visit our poster displayed during the full week. 

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