Monthly Archives: February 2014

Global Health: Future of the Arctic

A one-day International Conference on the effects of changing climate on the Arctic region being held at the Royal Society of Public Health entitled Global Health:“The Future of the Arctic” on the effects of changing climate on the Arctic region and the challenges that this presents to the interpretation of climate, international laws as they pertain to the […]

Prof Julian Dowdeswell awarded the IASC Medal 2014

The International Arctic Science Committee (IASC) is proud to announce that the IASC Medal 2014 is awarded to Prof Julian Dowdeswell, Director of the Scott Polar Research Institute. The IASC Medal Committee reviewed the nominations received and unanimously decided to honor Prof. Dowdeswell as a World leader in the field of Arctic glaciology, recognizing his […]

Save the Date: 2015 UK Arctic Science Conference

The next UK Arctic Science Conference will be held from 1300 on the 16th September 2015 to 1300 on the 18th September 2015 in the Richard Roberts Auditorium, University of Sheffield. Further details will follow in due course – for now, please put the date in your diaries! This will be the fourth UK Arctic […]

4th EMB Forum: Arctic 2050

The 4th European Marine Board Forum will bring together Arctic stakeholders from multiple sectors (science, industry, policy & governance, NGOs, etc.) to: Discuss current trends and patterns of change in Arctic Ocean ecosystems, including human activity; Identify possible “2050” scenarios for Arctic Change and the corresponding implications for human health and well-being; Highlight key research […]

ASSW and AOS 2014: Registration deadline – 15th February 2014

The next Arctic Science Summit Week (ASSW) and Arctic Observing Summit (AOS) will take place in Helsinki, Finland on the 5th to 11th April 2014, with the ASSW taking place 5-8th April and the AOS from the 9th-11th April. The tentative programme can now be found on the ASSW2014 website. Please note, Early bird registration […]

Multiple Meeting Announcements

Below is a list of upcoming meeting announcements that also include calls for abstracts: Session announcements and Call for Abstracts 1. PAST Gateways 2014, 19 – 23 May, Trieste, Italy 2. MOCA Joint Model-data workshop: Bridging Glacial geology and ice sheet modelling for the late Pleistocene evolution of the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets, 22 […]

Northern Mystery: Why are birds of the Arctic in decline?

An interesting article addressing the issue of why some species of Arctic birds are experiencing steep drops in population. More on this story here. Source: YALE environment 360