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APECS presents IPCC group review at PAGES conference

APECS was invited to contribute to a side-event for early-career researchers (ECR) on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report on Climate Change and the Oceans and the Cryosphere (SROCC) during the Past Global Changes (PAGES) conference in Bern, Switzerland on December 18th, 2018.

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'Young polar researchers in Antarctica' at Spanish XVIII Science + Innovation Week

Four young researchers doing polar science (Andrea Bueno, Miguel Ángel Fernández, Isaac Garrido y Luis Rodríguez), members of APECS Spain, shared through short and dynamic talks at Madrid's 'Museo Geominero' their scientific studies done in Antarctica. They also presented relevant information about Antarctica's organization and history, and about the presence of Spain in the continent.

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Call for abstracts: YES Congress 2019 in Berlin, Germany

yeslogo 1The 5th International YES Congress will be held from the 9th to 13th September 2019 in the vibrant city of Berlin, Germany. The YES Congress in 2019 will be a special opportunity for young scientists from all over the world to share their experiences, their science and culture and to expand their skills.

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