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  1. Mar 20 2017

    North-American CryoSat Science Meeting and Geodetic Missions Workshop, 20-24 March 2017, Banff, Canada

    ESA will hold the first Cryosat North American Science Meeting next spring in Banff (Alberta, Canada), 20-24 March 2017. 

    Co-sponsored by a number of international institutions, the...


  2. Feb 11 2017

    International Symposium on The Cryosphere in a Changing Climate

    The Second Circular of the ‘International Symposium on The Cryosphere in a Changing Climate', due to be held from 12–17 February 2017, in Wellington, New Zealand, has been...


  3. Feb 01 2017

    Arctic Change and Its Influence on Mid-Latitude Climate and Weather​ Workshop​

    February 1-3, 2017
    Washington, DC

    The Arctic has warmed more than twice as fast as the global average, experienced rapid loss of sea ice, and collapse of warm season snow cover....


  4. Temperature response of soil respiration largely unaltered with experimental warming

    15 Nov 2016 | Publications | Contributor(s): Joanna C. Carey, Jianwu Tang, Pamela H. Templer, Kevin D. Kroeger, Thomas W. Crowther, Andrew J. Burton, Jeffrey S. Dukes, Bridget Emmett, Serita D. Frey, Mary A. Heskel, Lifen Jiang, Megan B. Machmuller, Jacqueline Mohan, Anne Marie Panetta, Peter B. Reich, Sabine Reinsch, Xin Wang, Steven D. Allison, Chris Bamminger, Scott Bridgham, Scott L. Collins, Giovanbattista de Dato, William C. Eddy, Brian J. Enquist, Marc Estiarte, John Harte, Amanda Henderson, Bart R. Johnson, Klaus Steenberg Larsen, Yiqi Luo, Sven Marhan, Jerry M. Melillo, Josep Peñuelas, Laurel Pfeifer-Meister, Christian Poll, Edward Rastetter, Andrew B. Reinmann, Lorien L. Reynolds, Inger K. Schmidt, Gaius R. Shaver, Aaron L. Strong, Vidya Suseela, Albert Tietema

    The respiratory release of carbon dioxide (CO2) from soil is a major yet poorly understood flux in the global carbon cycle. Climatic warming is hypothesized to increase rates of soil respiration,...


  5. Phd at Bristol: evolution of Earth’s ice sheets from 300 million years ago to the future

    14 Nov 2016 | Posted by Site Administrator

    The School of Geographical Sciences at the University of Bristol, UK currently has available the following fully funded NERC studentship (with additional CASE contribution of £1000 per...


  6. Four-year PhD grant in sea ice modelling available at the Université catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve

    08 Nov 2016 | Posted by Site Administrator

    Within the APPLICATE EU project, the Georges Lemaître Centre for Earth and Climate Research (www.uclouvain.be/teclim) / Earth and Life Institute of the Université catholique de...


  7. Contribution to Special Issues in Journal Advances in Polar Science:“Climate and Environment Change in Polar Regions”

    08 Nov 2016 | Posted by Site Administrator

    We are proposing a Special Issues entitled“Climate and Environment Change in Polar Regions”to be published in Advances in Polar Science [http://www.aps-polar.org] and would like to...


  8. Polaris Project Seeking Students From The YK Delta For Arctic Climate Change Research

    03 Nov 2016 | Posted by Site Administrator

    A group that has been researching Arctic climate change in Siberia for eight years is shifting its focus to the Yukon Kuskokwim Delta. Next summer, Max Holmes is bringing his Polaris Project to...


  9. PhD opportunities in Ice and Climate Research at Sheffield, UK

    31 Oct 2016 | Posted by Site Administrator

    We have several PhD projects currently advertised in Ice and Climate Research at the University of Sheffield (https://icers-sheffield.org), with competitive funding through our NERC Doctoral...


  10. Arctic's Melting Permafrost Problem Is Slowly Destroying Russian Cities

    28 Oct 2016 | Posted by Site Administrator

    All over the world, climate change is altering our world in ways that are both obvious and subtle. Some effects of global warming change rapidly, while others are slow-moving disasters. But in...


  11. Large climate change, large effect? Vegetation changes over the past century in the European High Arctic

    25 Oct 2016 | Publications | Contributor(s): Jutta Kapfer, John-Arvid Grytnes

    Questions Terrestrial vegetation is assumed to be highly vulnerable to climate change in the Arctic, which has experienced the highest rates of temperature increase globally over the past...


  12. CAll FOR PAPERS: IJDE Special Issue - Arctic and High Altitude Mountain Cold Regions: Sustainable Earth Observations and Climate Change

    19 Oct 2016 | Posted by Site Administrator

    The Special Issue of International Journal of Digital Earth (IJDE, IF~3) on 'Arctic and High Altitude Mountain Cold Regions: Sustainable Earth Observations and Climate Change' is opening...


  13. Experts Finding New, Hard-to-discern Climate Change Impacts on Health of Arctic Peoples

    18 Oct 2016 | Posted by Site Administrator

    “In public health, we’ve all been on a steep learning curve, and we’re learning how to pull climate change into our analysis, into our preventive thinking,” says Michael...


  14. Six Scientists, 1,000 Miles, One Prize: The Arctic Bumblebee

    09 Oct 2016 | Posted by Site Administrator

    One hundred miles north of the Arctic Circle, by the side of a dusty road, two women in anti-mosquito head nets peer at a queen bumblebee buzzing furiously in a plastic tube. “I think...


  15. Scientific treaty emerges from Arctic Council

    09 Oct 2016 | Posted by Site Administrator

    The Arctic Council is preparing a treaty to be signed in the spring to promote scientific cooperation among the eight Arctic nations, a move that would benefit Maine scientists who need access to...


  16. Oct 08 2016

    Learning from the Past: Towards an Inclusive International Network of Arctic Science Research

    A 90-minute breakout session at the Arctic Circle Conference comprised of a roundtable discussion delivered by selected speakers, with a guided discussion among all participants to follow. It...


  17. PhD opportunity in large-scale atmospheric dynamics

    04 Oct 2016 | Posted by Site Administrator

    We’d like to draw your attention to an open PhD position (3 years) in large-scale atmospheric dynamics at the Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen and the Bjerknes Centre for Climate...


  18. PhD student / Post Doctoral researcher in Climate Physics (1.0 FTE)

    04 Oct 2016 | Posted by Site Administrator

    Job description The IMAU is looking for a motivated and qualified PhD student (m/f) or postdoctoral researcher to investigate the effect of cloud-albedo interactions on the fate of the Greenland...


  19. Relation between extinction and assisted colonization of plants in the arctic-alpine and boreal regions

    04 Oct 2016 | Publications | Contributor(s): Juha Pykälä

    Assisted colonization of vascular plants is considered by many ecologists to be an important tool to preserve biodiversity threatened by climate change. Here, I argue that assisted colonization...


  20. Oct 04 2016

    Ocean Innovation 2016

    The 15th Ocean Innovation conference will take place in Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada, October 4-5, 2016. Hosted by the Fisheries and Marine Institute, of Memorial University of Newfoundland, this...