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Online course in spring 2020 "Northern Tourism: Performances and Experiences"

The course addresses tourism in the Arctic and Subarctic with an emphasis on tourist's experience and the connections between tourism, host communities and landscapes. The course is part of a joint Master's focus offered by the UArctic Thematic Network on Northern Tourism. Issues to be dealt with include tourist and host encounters, and cultural and environmental change and the role of northern landscapes in tourist experiences. Instruction is based on research grounded in different theoretical approaches and presenting diverse cases.

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50th Arctic Workshop – Registration and Abstract Submission is Open

The 50th Annual International Arctic Workshop will be held on 2- 4 April 2020 (Thursday - Saturday) in Boulder, Colorado. It is hosted by the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR), University of Colorado, Boulder and Sustainability, Energy, and Environment Community (SEEC). Please find all information on the following link: https://instaar.colorado.edu/meetings/AW2020/.

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Eastern Snow Conference 2020 - 1st call for papers

The 77th Eastern Snow Conference (ESC) will be held at York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 9 – 11 June 2020. This meeting marks a return to Canada after a two-year hiatus, and a return to Toronto for the first time in a quarter of a century. The scientific program is open to sessions on theoretical, experimental, remote sensing, modeling, and operational studies of snow, ice, and winter hydrology.

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III Anual Meeting SOCHICRI 2020 - Concepción, Chile

The Chilean Cryosphere Society (SOCHICRI) invites researchers, professionals and students from Chile and abroad to participate in the annual meeting for 2020. This will be held in Concepción from 13 – 15 May 2020 and will be organised by the Departments of Geography and Geophysics, University of Concepción. To participate as a presenter, we invite you to send your abstract via the online form: https://forms.gle/9NLTW4kJGnDt5KM56. Your contribution can focus on any part of the cryosphere, and can include field- or theory-based studies, remote sensing, simulations, legal frameworks, impact and/or risk analyses, water resource assessments and others. Please follow the instructions on the online form to register for the conference and to signal your preferred presentation format (oral or poster). The closing date for abstracts is 15 march 2020.

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NSF Solicitation Webinars: Navigating the New Arctic

The National Science Foundation (NSF) announces a series of solicitation webinars. These webinars will discuss the Navigating the New Arctic (NNA) solicitation. During the webinars, NNA Program Officers will discuss the Navigating the New Arctic Solicitation 20-514. Each webinar session will begin with a short presentation followed by a question and answer session with the program officers.

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Call for field school instructors, Juneau Icefield Research Program

The Juneau Icefield Research Program (JIRP) invites applications to join our teaching faculty for the Summer 2020 field season. JIRP is an interdisciplinary summer field school, aimed at undergraduate Earth science students interested alpine and polar environments. JIRP is an immersive training experience for students in expeditionary research, glacier travel, field techniques, and fundamental science. JIRP maintains remote field stations across the Juneau Icefield in Southeast Alaska, and one of the world’s longest-running glacier monitoring programs.

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Call for field school instructors, Juneau Icefield Research Program

The Juneau Icefield Research Program (JIRP) invites applications to join our teaching faculty for the Summer 2020 field season. JIRP is an interdisciplinary summer field school, aimed at undergraduate Earth science students interested alpine and polar environments. JIRP is an immersive training experience for students in expeditionary research, glacier travel, field techniques, and fundamental science. JIRP maintains remote field stations across the Juneau Icefield in Southeast Alaska, and one of the world’s longest-running glacier monitoring programs.

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