Author Archives: Nicola Munro

UK Arctic Science Conference 2015: Call for abstracts

The 2015 UK Arctic Science Conference will be hosted by the University of Sheffield and take place from lunchtime on the 16th September to lunchtime on the 18th of September.  Registration and abstract submission is now open! Deadline for abstracts: Friday 17th July Deadline for Registration: Friday 28th August Please see the website for further […]

Announcement of Opportunity: The Changing Arctic Ocean scoping group

NERC invites applications to join a scoping group that will develop the science case for a potential strategic research programme on ‘The Changing Arctic Ocean – Implications for marine biology and biogeochemistry’. Please visit for further information. Closing date for applications: Monday 30 March.

NERC International Opportunities Fund – April 2015 Call

The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) is inviting proposals to its International Opportunities Fund (IOF). The IOF scheme provides resources to NERC-supported researchers to allow them to forge long-term partnerships with overseas scientists that add value to current NERC-funded science. IOF grants are pump-priming, to help stimulate novel research collaborations. Mature research collaborations should apply […]

WWRP/WCRP/Bolin Centre Polar Prediction School-Call for Expressions of Intent

The WWRP/WCRP/Bolin Centre Polar Prediction School will be held at the Abisko Field Station in Arctic Sweden from 5-15 April 2016 and will be sponsored by WWRP, WCRP, and the Bolin Center.  The school is part of the WWRP Polar Prediction Project and the WCRP Polar Climate Predictability Initiative. This course on Polar Prediction will […]

INTERACT: Call open for transnational access to four North-American sites in the INTERACT network

Four Canadian and U.S. partners in INTERACT open a call for transnational access for European-based research groups to conduct research at two Canadian and two Alaskan field stations: The CEN Whapmagoostui-Kuujjuarapik and Kluane Lake Reseach Station in Canada, and The University of Alaska Fairbanks Toolik Field Station and the Barrow Environmental Observatory in Alaska, U.S. […]

House of Lords Select Committee on the Arctic publishes report

The House of Lords Select Committee on the Arctic has published it’s report ‘Responding to a changing Arctic’. The full text of the report, including a short executive summary, can be viewed here: PDF version- Further information about the House of Lords Select Committee on the Arctic can be found here:

11th International Conference on Permafrost – Potsdam, Germany, 20 to 24th June 2016

The Alfred Wegener Institute has teamed up with UP Transfer GmbH and the University of Potsdam to organize a conference for permafrost researchers. The conference aims at covering all relevant aspects of permafrost research, engineering and outreach on a global and regional level. The conference website, containing all relevant information, is now online: and will […]

UK Arctic Science Conference – 16th to 18th September 2015

  The next UK Arctic Science Conference will take place from the 16th to 18th September 2015, and will be hosted by the University of Sheffield.   Presentations welcomed on the following topics: Terrestrial Biogeochemistry Terrestrial Ecology Arctic Oceanography Ice-Ocean Interaction Landscape Processes and Dynamics Arctic Climate Terrestrial Cryosphere: Snow and ice – past and […]

UK Arctic Research Station

The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) invites applications to access the UK Arctic research station in Ny-Alesund for the 2015 season. The Station is open for project support in March and April and from June to September. Researchers from UK universities, research institutes and other recognised organisations may apply to carry out environmental research relevant […]


Norwegian Young sea ICE cruise (N-ICE2015): During January 2015, the ‘RV Lance’ will be frozen into the ice, north of Svalbard. The aim is to let her passively drift with the ice until June 2015. Throughout the cruise, scientists will aim to study oceanographic properties, the marine ecosystem, the ice itself, radiation, meteorological parameters, ice […]