Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


Please, consider there are a couple of solicitations that the USPA is interested in getting young permafrost researchers involved in.  The first is that the planning committee for the 2021 RCOP is looking for PYRN members to help with the conference organization. The second is that the USPA is looking for US based PYRN members to serve on the USPA Communications Committee. 

1) The 2021 Regional Conference on Permafrost (RCOP) planning committee is seeking PYRN members to help with the organization of the conference. This is an exciting opportunity to serve the permafrost community and improve communication and conference organization skills. Volunteers are solicited to help form a PYRN Committee tasked with organizing a PYRN Sunday meeting before the conference and an evening social event mid-week, as well as helping with the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion committee the conference has already established. All interested PYRN members are encouraged to support either or both of these endeavors. Please contact Matthew Whitley (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) if interested.

2) The United States Permafrost Association (USPA) is soliciting interested US-based PYRN members to join the USPA Communications Committee (CCOM). The USPA CCOM's goal is to provide, review, disseminate, and promote permafrost news through a variety of conduits, primarily the USPA website and social media platforms. This is a great networking opportunity, and a good chance to become more involved in the USPA. Interested PYRN members should contact Matthew Whitley(This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) for more information. 

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