Martin Forsius, a Research Professor with the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), has been nominated as the incoming Chair of the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP), an Arctic Council Working Group.
A new publication "The New Arctic" highlights how, and in what parts, the natural and political system is being transformed and contributes to our further understanding of the changes that are taking place.
The 2015 Arctic Energy Summit is a multidisciplinary event expected to draw several hundred industry officials, scientists, academics, policy makers, energy professionals and community leaders together to collaborate and share leading approaches on Arctic energy issue.
The Sámi parliament of Norway and Sámi University College are pleased to announce the Arctic Indigenous Education Conference (AIEC) 2016 which will be held in Guovdageaidnu, Norway, March 14-17, 2016. Deadline for proposals: November 15, 2015.
The ARTEK Event 2016 - International Conference Sanitation in Cold Climate Regions will be organized in Sisimiut, Greenland 12-14 April 2016. Abstracts for the conference can be submitted until 1 December 2015.
The 10th Arctic Frontiers conference, titled Industry and Environment, will be arranged in Tromsø, Norway on 24-29 January 2016. The call for papers for the science section closes on 21 September 2015.
The theme of the 2015 Arctic Science Conference is Healthy Estuaries: Sustainability and Resilience. Abstracts for the conference are due today (24 August). The conference will be held October 1-3 in Anchorage, Alaska.
Two projects of the Siberian Federal University scientists won grants of the East-Siberian Oil and Gas Company program. Program is aimed at supporting scientific research on the northern regions challenges
At the training ground "Spasskaya Pad"was held the joint summer school of Hokkaido University, Institute of Biological Cryolithozone Problems (Siberian Branch RAS) and North-Eastern Federal University. The study involved NEFU students and postgraduates, and nine students from the Hokkaido University.
The scientific conference “Our Common Future under Climate Change” (CFCC15), organised in Paris in July 2015, covered the full landscape of scientific knowledge on climate change. The Outcome Statement indicates the scientific foundation for action, with both problem and solution space.
Public Health is moving forward on the special issue related to ‘Extreme Epidemiology’ to be published in fall 2016, and the editors are in process of developing a list of potential authors and manuscripts until Sept 1, 2015. The focus is on epidemiology in extreme climates, including the Arctic and the tropics.
The Early Bird registration for the conference ”In the Spirit of the Rovaniemi Process – Local and Global Arctic” is open until 31 August. The conference will take place in Rovaniemi, Lapland, Finland on 24-26 November 2015.