Monthly Archives: April 2014

New research vessel for UK polar science

UK science is to get one of the biggest, most capable polar research vessels in the world. The £200m investment in an icebreaker is to be announced by Chancellor George Osborne in a speech on Friday. The ship is likely to be 130m long and sport a helipad, cranes, onboard labs, and have the ability […]

INTERACT Transnational Access: Call for Proposals

The U.S. partners in INTERACT (International Network for Terrestrial Research and Monitoring in the Arctic) announce a call for proposals for European-based research groups to conduct research at two Alaskan field stations: the Toolik Field Station and the Barrow Environmental Observatory. Access is supported by the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF). The support includes access […]

Call for Program Content and Registration

The Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) Working Group of the Arctic Council announces a first call for program content for the Arctic Biodiversity Congress and open registration. The Congress will convene 2-4 December 2014 in Trondheim, Norway. The purpose of the Congress is to promote the conservation and sustainable use of Arctic biodiversity […]

Belmont Forum Collaborative Research Action 2014 – Call for Proposals

Call for Proposals on Arctic Observing and Research for Sustainability Deadline: 31st July 2014 Planning for a sustainable environment, in which human needs are met equitably without harm to the environment, and without sacrificing the ability of future generations to meet their needs requires a robust understanding of the integrated system of society, the natural […]

Virtual Network Available – WinterNet

Organizers announce the availability of WinterNet, a virtual network established to facilitate communication between researchers interested in the impacts of winter change on arctic and alpine ecosystems, plant and soil responses, and consequences for biogeochemical cycling. WinterNet will facilitate communication and interaction within this community by providing a moderated email, to which members can post […]