Understanding the causes and consequences of current Arctic change is an urgent and immense task for humankind. The AGORA initiative represents a common ground to bring together Arctic scientists, indigenous researchers, and community stakeholders together as a collective to discuss the core problems faced by the Arctic in the 21st Century. This workshop will focus on how these issues may be better understood by providing a firm historical context that extends beyond our currently limited instrumental monitoring.Read more ...
Polar and Alpine Community News
© Alexey Pavlov, Caroline Coch, Alice Bradley, Adrian Dahood, Elizabeth Erickson (left to right)
In our Polar and Alpine Community News we feature news from the many partners that APECS is working with, as well as other news from a variety of sources related to research in the Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine regions as well as the wider Cryosphere. Many thanks to APECS members and the wider Polar research community for contributing to this shared resources!
We keep only the news of the last 3 months on this page. Older news can be accessed in our Polar and Alpine News Archive.
The Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee (IARPC) Collaborations invites participation in their Mentorship Program for the 2022 session. The IARPC Collaborations Mentorship Program will run from February through October 2022, with an optional break in August.
The Program will kick off at a 90-minute launch meeting on 4 February 2022 at 9:00 a.m. AKST/1:00 p.m. EST. After that, mentorship groups will meet at least monthly. There will be two additional all-cohort webinars in May and October 2022.Read more ...
In the frame of ARICE’s Science-Industry cooperation, we are happy to announce the first ARICE call within the “ships and platforms of opportunity” programme.
“Le Commandant Charcot” is a polar expedition ship state-of-the-art icebreaker (PC2 Class) owned and operated by the company PONANT (France). The vessel is equipped with scientific laboratories and facilities and offers to host up to four scientists to participate in their regular cruises to perform scientific projects.Read more ...
Training opportunity, funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) INStabilities & Thresholds in ANTarctica (INSTANT) Programme: GLAcial Sedimentation School (GLASS): Interpreting past climate using Antarctic and Greenland sediment cores
Dates: 23–27 May 2022
Location: Oregon State University Marine and Geology Repository (OSU-MGR), Corvallis, OR, USA
Deadline to apply: 7 January 2022
We are excited to share the SCAR Open Science Conference 2022 Pre-Conference Circular with you.
The National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research (NCPOR), an autonomous organization under the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), Government of India, takes pride and pleasure in hosting the SCAR Open Science Conference 2022. The theme of the conference is "Antarctica in a Changing World." The conference will be held online.Read more ...
Dear Greenland geospatial data community,
The QGreenland team would like to invite you to participate in a virtual or in-person user interview about the ways in which you use Greenland geospatial data and data analysis tools like QGreenland.
**Your interview will take no more than 45 minutes, requires no prep or follow-up, and you will be compensated $45 for your time and participation.** Experience with Greenland geospatial data is necessary, but no experience with QGreenland is required.Read more ...
Read on and please consider applying and/or sending the information below to anybody you think would make a strong contribution to the IASC Working Groups.Read more ...