Sessions at American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting

Foundations for Sustained Arctic Observing: Connecting Observational Networks to Societal Benefit
Primary Convener: Matthew L Druckenmiller, National Snow and Ice Data Center, Boulder, CO, United States
Conveners: Hajo Eicken, University of Alaska Fairbanks, International Arctic Research Center, Fairbanks, AK, United States, Sandra Starkweather, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, Boulder, CO, United States and Jan René Larsen, Sustaining Arctic Observing Networks, Oslo, Norway

The Role and Impact of a Pan-Arctic Observing Network in Delivering Societal Benefits
Primary Convener: Steven Lev (), Science and Technology Policy Institute

Will be held at the Québec City Convention Centre December 11 - 15, 2017:

The deadline for abstract submission is September 22, 2017.

Pacific Arctic Group (PAG) / Distributed Biological Observatory (DBO) session at the 2018 Ocean Sciences Meeting to be held in Portland, Oregon, USA from Feb 11-15, 2018. Session title is “The Distributed Biological Observatory: An Expanding Change Detection Array in the Marine Arctic”.

Further information about the OSM18 meeting and how to submit an abstract can be found at

The next meetings of the Standing Committee on Antarctic Data Management and the Arctic Data Committee will be held from 16 till 18 September 2017 in conjunction with the 10th RDA Plenary in Montreal. The venue will be Centre Mont-Royal, Montreal, Canada.  Limited space is available at the meeting venue, so we would ask that your confirm your meeting attendance as soon as possible (RSVP ).  Please include which meetings you wish to attend.

Saturday 16 September and Sunday 17 September will be separate meetings of SCADM and ADC. Monday 18 September will be a joint meeting of SCADM and ADC. All days the meetings will start around 9 and end by the latest at 6. We are working on a detailed agenda for the meetings, this will be distributed later.

For information about travel, accommodation and visa information please have a look at If you only attend the ADC and/or SCADM meeting and need an invitation letter please contact us.

To attend the RDA Plenary you must register trough the RDA website at (early bird registration is available until 14 August 2017 midnight EDT). The RDA Plenary will close 21 September early in the afternoon.

More detailed information about the SCADM and ADC meetings will be posted soon at

Kind regards,

Anton van der Putte (SCADM Chair)

Peter Pulsifer (ADC Chair), Stein Tronstad & Marten Tacoma (ADC Vice-chairs)

The Arctic Research Consortium of the U.S. (ARCUS) is pleased to announce that the next Arctic Research Seminar featuring Sandra Starkweather (NOAA/U.S. AON) will be held Friday, 21July 2017 at 12:00-1:00 p.m. ET in the ARCUS D.C. office at 1201 New York Avenue, NW Washington D.C. or online for the webinar live-stream.

Date: Friday, 21 July 2017 at 12:00-1:00 p.m. ET 
Speaker: Sandra Starkweather, NOAA/U.S Arctic Observing Network
Presentation Title: The U.S. Arctic Observing Network – Mobilizing Interagency Observing Actions in an Era of Rapid Change 

Register here for this event

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