Polar and Alpine Community News
© Alexey Pavlov, Caroline Coch, Alice Bradley, Adrian Dahood, Elizabeth Erickson (left to right)
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 SCAR INSTANT Scientific Research Program "Instability and Threshold in Antarctica" is funding 4 scholarships to Early Career Researchers.
The goal of SCAR INSTANT fellowships is to increase the engagement of Early Career Researcher in INSTANT activities and to promote participation of scientists from regions currently under-represented in INSTANT, i.e., South America, Asia and Africa.Read more ...
A day long workshop on Race and Systemic Bias in Arctic sciences will be held as part of Arctic Sciences Summit Week (March 26th 2022 in Tromso, Norway).
Applications close Feb 7th.
The Arctic Research Consortium of the U.S. (ARCUS) invites applications for the Early Career Conference Funding Award. The Early Career Conference Funding Award supports U.S.-based, early career researchers and students to participate in virtual meetings and events relevant to Arctic research.Read more ...
We are happy to announce that the abstract submission for the Student for Student Summer School, which takes place from 5-9 of September 2022, is now open. Abstract submission closes 16 February. This community might especially be interested in the sessions of the Glacier, Climate, Hydro focus group.Read more ...
The School of Ice is an NSF-funded professional development program for faculty at Minority Serving Institutions. This program will train participants to understand paleoclimate evidence derived from ice cores and acquire the skills necessary to bring this exciting inquiry into new and existing Earth and environmental science classes on their campuses. The experiential nature of this workshop will build background knowledge of cutting-edge research and empower participants to communicate authentic paleoclimate research practices, ice core data, and results to their students.
There will be two opportunities to attend the School of Ice this summer.Read more ...
The Greenland Ice Sheet Ocean Science (GRISO) network will host the first GRISO Summer School in Nuuk, Greenland during July 11-23, 2022. The topic is Impacts of glacier retreat on Greenland coastal margins.
Applications are now open and will close on 11 February 2022.
For further information on the summer school (e.g. on costs, COVID-19, etc) and for how to apply, visit https://griso.ucsd.edu/griso-summer-school-2022/.
The International Conference for YOUNG Marine Researchers - ICYMARE (www.icymare.com) is a bottom-up initiative by volunteers and offers a powerful and inspiring international set-up for an excellent network opportunity and some first conference experience. ICYMARE is organized by and for young marine researchers based at the “Bremen Society for Natural Sciences from 1864”. The next in-person conference, ICYMARE 2022 BREMERHAVEN, will take place 13 to 16 September 2022 at the University of Applied Sciences Bremerhaven, Germany.
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