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2019 Long Range Science Plan - Call for Input Draft

US iceThe U.S. Ice Drilling Program invites community input for their 2019 Long Range Science Plan. Input submission deadline: 17 May 2019. Researchers that will need an ice core or a hole drilled in a glacier or ice sheet, or a rock core from under shallow glacial ice, in the coming decade, should ensure that their science is captured in the current draft update of the U.S. Ice Drilling Program Office Long Range Science Plan.

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Seminar/Webinar Registration for Arctic Indigenous Scholar Seminar

The Arctic Research Consortium of the U.S. (ARCUS) and the Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC) Alaska announce registration for the next Arctic Indigenous Scholar Seminar. This seminar, titled The Bristol Bay Marine Ecosystem & Subsistence Resource Needs, will feature Helen M. Aderman, 2019 Arctic Indigenous Scholar, and will convene on Monday, 6 May 2019 at 12:00-1:00 p.m. EDT at the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) office in Conference Room A (1800 G. St. NW.) in Washington, D.C.

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Call for Paper: Special Issue “Polar Regions in the Global Climate System”

Advances in Polar Science (APS) will publish a special issue with the theme ‘Polar Regions in the Global Climate System’ as a lasting outcome of the 8th Malaysian International Seminar on Antarctica (, which will be held from the 18th to the 20th of June 2019, at Universiti Putra Malaysia. This issue will be part of APS Volume 31 and will be issue number 2 of 2020 as general issue.

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