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Polar and Alpine Community News
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In our Polar and Alpine Community News we feature news from the many partners that APECS is working with, as well as other news from a variety of sources related to research in the Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine regions as well as the wider Cryosphere. Many thanks to APECS members and the wider Polar research community for contributing to this shared resources!
We keep only the news of the last 3 months on this page. Older news can be accessed in our Polar and Alpine News Archive.
A newly funded NSF REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) Site program at UMBC is starting this summer. This REU Site program is for Online Interdisciplinary Big Data Analytics in Science and Engineering. It is a purely online program. The program will run for 8 weeks in the summer. Each student will be paid for $5,000 for participation and provided with opportunities to present their work at conferences.Read more ...
SCAR will offer three to four fellowships for early-career researchers of up to USD $15,000 each for 2021. Applicants can propose partly or entirely remote fellowships to reflect the impact of Covid-19 related travel restrictions. Other opportunity from partners have also launched.
The deadline for applications is 30 June 2021.
ICASS X registration is now open. Please go the ICASS X website and register. The early bird deadline is April 26, 2021.
This registration will cover your participation in the online science sessions and in-person panels (attended by personal invitation only; please note that we have not yet received the final permit for an in-person attendance from the local health authorities, and at this time cannot send invitations, please stay tuned).Read more ...
We are happy to announce that the Sustainability Research & Innovation Congress 2021 (SRI2021) has created a dedicated Early Career Fund which will support young professionals and students to participate in the event virtually or in-person, if the country of residence is Australia.
For more information check out our site.
The Eastern Snow Conference will be meeting virtually on June 9 this year. Abstracts for oral and poster presentations are currently being accepted until April 30. There will also be two extended presentations and discussions on recent SnowEx work and on the development of a national snow database. We strongly encourage student researchers to submit their work for one of the available student awards. All details are available at easternsnow.org.Read more ...
Take part in this beautiful virtual chorus performance for World Ocean Day 2021 honouring the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science. We want a truly global choir so wherever you are in the world, come together and perform #SongOfTheOcean with us.
Its all explained in detail here, a very beautiful song!
Note: The deadline was extended to 12th April so there is plenty of time for more people to join in!
The Office of Polar Programs (OPP) offers postdoctoral research fellowships (PRF) to provide opportunities for early career scientists, including social scientists, to accomplish one or more of the following goals: expand their work across traditional disciplinary lines, develop new partnerships connecting the polar regions and/or non-polar research communities, and provide entry to researchers who have traditionally had limited access to polar research resources, sites and facilities.Read more ...
We are pleased to let you know that the 26th International Symposium on Polar Sciences (ISPS2021) will be accepting abstract submissions from April 12 to May 9, 2021. The ISPS2021 is currently scheduled to be held in Incheon, the Republic of Korea from September 27 to 29, 2021.
Please note that while we look forward to holding the symposium in Incheon, we may have to move it online depending on the developments surrounding COVID-19, with a final decision to be announced in June.
With "Responding to Climate Crisis: Contributions of Polar Science and Technology” as its overarching theme, the symposium invites papers that examine:Read more ...
Yamal Nenets Center of Arctic Research (Salekhard, Russia) invites candidates who would like to take part in the field works in West Siberia in June 2021 and September 2021.
The goal is to set up the temperature monitoring in the boreholes and measure active layer thickness in September, 2021. There are multiple sites nearby to Salekhard and Novy Urengoy.Read more ...
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- NSF FUNDING OPPORTUNITY: NSF Convergence Accelerator Phase I and II for the 2021 Cohort
- Energies - Special Issue on "Climate Change, Ecosystems and Environmental Geology: Threats, Challenges and Solutions in the Arctic"
- Update from NSF Office of Polar Programs: COVID-19 Impacts on Arctic Fieldwork
- CryoSat-2 and IceSat-2 Coincident Data Explorer