The Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) invites nominations for the 2022 Alaska Ocean Leadership Awards. ASLC established the awards to recognize those who have made significant contributions to ocean sciences, education, and resource management in Alaska.Read more ...
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.
The Climate and Cryosphere (CliC) project of the World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) announces an open call for CliC Grants 2021.
Goal: The goal of CliC fellowships and grants is to increase the engagement of Early Career Scientists in CliC activities and to promote participation of scientists from regions currently underrepresented in CliC, i.e., South America, Asia and Africa
Objectives: Applications for CliC fellowships and grants shall address CliC´s new vision and objectives as described in the DRAFT CliC Strategic Plan 2022-2031.Read more ...
The 20th Karthaus Summerschool on Ice Sheets and Glaciers in the Climate System will (hopefully) take place from 25 May - 3 June 2022 in the South Tirolian town Karthaus, Italy.Read more ...
In the framework of the DEEPICE project, a winter school on snow-process sciences will be organized in Finse (Norway) in March 2022 (20-26). The school will focus on snow-process sciences with theoretical and practical courses and exercises. It is aimed at PhD students who are involved in ice core climate record interpretation.
6 places are available for external students. Applications are now open until the 12th of December 2021.
Please visit the dedicated page for more information on the program and how to apply.
Researchers from across Europe have joined forces - as part of the EU4Ocean Coalition for Ocean Literacy - to create a brand new podcast “If Oceans Could Speak”.
This premiere season focuses exclusively on the Arctic - listening to stories from those who have shared their life with the mighty Arctic Ocean. Each week we discuss a new perspective, from the adventures of Thomas Wunderlich, Captain of RV Polarstern, to the musical journey of composer Lera Auerbach which led to her award-winning symphony, “Arctica”.Read more ...
The U.S. Ice Drilling Program (IDP) will hold the AGU Town Hall on Scientific Drilling in the Polar Regions on Tuesday, 7 December 2021, from 18:15-19:15 Central Time. This is an online only event. We hope to see you there!
Abstract: Ice sheets, glaciers, and the underlying bedrock, sediment, and permafrost hold crucial evidence of past climate, ice sheet dynamics, and cratonic geology. National and international collaboration for drilling in the remote Polar Regions requires strategic coordination between science, technology, and logistics.Read more ...
The University of Maine is seeking outstanding applicants for a new graduate training program focused on fostering systems perspectives toaddress the challenges of complex socio-environmental changes in the Arctic. This program is designed to provide the next generation of Arctic system scientists with new competencies and skills to advance understanding of the new Arctic and support improved outcomes in the Arctic and beyond.
This program will include Ph.D., Master’s, and J.D. students in anthropology, earth sciences, freshwater ecology, economics, law, and marine sciences.
Nomination submission deadline: Monday, 29 November 2021, 12:00 p.m. AKT
The Arctic Research Consortium of the U.S. (ARCUS) announces a call for nominations for our Board of Directors election. There are four seats up for election in a vote of the ARCUS Membership Council that will take place in December. Terms will be three years and begin in January 2022.
We seek nominations of candidates with enthusiasm and time (approximately 40 hours/year) to dedicate to ARCUS, who are willing and able to help ARCUS fulfill its vision and mission and achieve its strategic goals. We particularly invite nominations of individuals with experience in and connections to: Arctic system science, Alaska Native organizations, Arctic infrastructure issues, or U.S. federal research and education initiatives.Read more ...
Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) Grants for fieldwork - Call for applicants for upcoming deadline – DEADLINE 23 NOVEMBER 2021
The Society has a number of grants for postgraduates, early-career and senior researchers to support geographical fieldwork and research. The first deadline is 23 November, with later grants in January 2022. There’s full information online at www.rgs.org/Grants.Read more ...