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It's International Polar Week September 2021

359 small2 Juliana Souza Kasprzyk Poster Polar Week September 2021Let's celebrate APECS International Polar Week from 19-25 September 2021! For everyone who has an interest in the coldest regions of our planet, a diverse and vibrant international community that includes students, researchers, teachers, artists, and members of Indigenous nations. 

The main goal of this event is to engage the global polar studies community to share knowledge, experience, and fun from different perspectives. We continue this great tradition through diverse activities such as photo contests, interviews with polar artists, researchers, and educators, participation in virtual polar games, the APECS podcast, and many more all around the world, thanks to our National Committees. 

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Looking for Early Career Scientists to join SCAR’s new RINGS Action Group

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We are seeking early career scientists to join SCAR’s new RINGS Action Group, and an APECS representative to RINGS. RINGS was established in early 2021, with the aim of developing synergies and international collaborations to map the critically undersampled bed topography around the Antarctic Ice Sheet margin using geophysics. The ultimate goal of RINGS is to obtain a reference bed topography dataset to accurately estimate the present and future contribution of Antarctica to sea level rise. RINGS works closely with SCAR’s Scientific Research Program INSTANT and many other relevant initiatives. For more information, please visit: https://www.scar.org/science/rings/about/.

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Recordings available: APECS Council Training Sessions

We are happy to let you know that the current APECS Leadership organized some training sessions for you! These shall be interesting for everyone who is very new to APECS or who considers taking a leadership role in the future or who really wants to learn how APECS works, as we really want you to take the most out of your APECS experience and involvement. A short presentation was followed by a Question and Answer session.

9 Sept. 2021 14:00 GMT
Getting ready for the new term in APECS - An Introduction 
 
10 Sept. 2021 13:00 GMT
Getting ready for the new term in APECS - National committees and Representatives

10 Sept. 2021 17:00 PM 
Getting ready for the new term in APECS - Organizing online events and meetings in APECS 
 
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Looking for Early Career Scientist to join the Editorial Board for the 4th State of Environmental Science in Svalbard Report

SIOS logo ORIGINAL rgbSvalbard Integrated Arctic Earth Observing System (SIOS) is a consortium of international institutions with research infrastructure in and around Svalbard. SIOS is building an integrated observing system (https://sios-svalbard.org/ObservingSystem) for long-term measurements addressing Earth System questions.

SIOS publishes an annual State of Environmental Science in Svalbard (SESS) report (https://sios-svalbard.org/SESSreport). The first issue was released in January 2019. The report summarises the state of current knowledge of key Earth System Science parameters and analyses how these parameters influence one another. The SESS report outlines the work that has been done in the previous year within the SIOS cooperation to optimise the observing system and recommends research priorities for the following year(s).

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Sign up for APECS Project Groups 2021/2022!

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APECS is currently finishing up its term and will start a new term on 1 October. We are now inviting all APECS members to join our activities as members of our Project Groups!

Project groups are working groups of APECS who are led by Council members. Some of the groups have been established over many years, others are newly developing. See a full list of offered Project Groups and a description below!

Deadline to sign up for Project Groups: 15 September 23:59 GMT

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Polar Week September 2021 is approaching!

359 Juliana Souza Kasprzyk Poster Polar Week September 2021APECS International Polar Week from 19-25 September 2021 is a celebration for everyone who has an interest in the coldest regions of our planet, a diverse and vibrant international community that includes students, researchers, teachers, artists, and members of indigenous nations. 

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