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Graduate course: Design of roads and railways in cold climate

A new international and multidisciplinary intensive course on Design of Roads and Railways in Cold Climate will be held at the Norwegien University of Science and Technology in trondheim, Norway, October 7 - 18. There are 20 places available for students coming from Canada and Norway and 10 places for professionals. Limited travel support is available. The application deadline is extended until August 9. 

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IARPC Sea Ice Webinar on June 24

You are invited to the Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee's (IARPC) June Sea Ice Collaboration Team Meeting that will take place June 24th from 1:00 - 2:00 pm ET (9 am AKT). The theme of the meeting is Arctic Sea Ice Thickness: It's All about Perspective. The meeting will feature 2 speakers: Nathan Kettle and Sinead Farrell

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WEBINARS: Towards YOPP Consolidation Phase

The International Coordination Office for Polar Prediction at the Alfred Wegener Institute, together with ECMWF and Environment and Climate Change Canada, is organizing 3 webinars in preparation to the start of the upcomyopping phase:

AWI Webinar: 24/06, 09:00 - 10:30 UTC
ECMWF Webinar: 24/06, 15:00 - 15:45 UTC
ECCC Webinar: 25/06, 15:00 UTC 

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Eurofleets+ AUV training workshop

A workshop / training on AUV operation organized within the Eurofleets+ training program will be held at the Robotics Lab workshop of Gothenburg University in collaboration with the Swedish Marine Robotics Centre and  industry. The workshop will run from 18-23 August and is offered to 12 European PhD and post-graduate students. Deadline for registration is on July 8.

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