Below we have summarized the main topics of this edition. To read the full texts please follow the links to our website. You can also download the entire newsletter as a pdf file.<http://www.eu-polarnet.eu/fileadmin/user_upload/redakteur/Newsletter/EU-PolarNet_Newsletter_May_2016.pdf>

 

Main topics of the May 2016 EU-PolarNet newsletter:

 

2nd EU-PolarNet General Assembly<http://www.eu-polarnet.eu/news-and-events/newsletter/newsletter-022016.html#c819>

One year into the project and four years to go, the second EU-PolarNet General Assembly was a timely occasion to both look back at what has been achieved so far and to look ahead towards upcoming tasks and challenges.  Read more.<http://www.eu-polarnet.eu/news-and-events/newsletter/newsletter-022016.html#c819>

 

Stakeholder Workshop: Arctic Health and Wellness<http://www.eu-polarnet.eu/news-and-events/newsletter/newsletter-022016.html#c812>

Climate change impacts on health and wellbeing should be a main priority for research in the Arctic. This was one of the conclusions of the first AMAP/EU-PolarNet stakeholder workshop themed Research Needs for Arctic Health and Wellness. Learn more.<http://www.eu-polarnet.eu/news-and-events/newsletter/newsletter-022016.html#c812>

 

A compilation of European Research Priorities<http://www.eu-polarnet.eu/news-and-events/newsletter/newsletter-022016.html#c815>

Over the past months the EU-PolarNet consortium has compiled European research priorities for the Polar Regions. In order to get feedback on this synthesis from the wider community, the compilation was opened up for a public and anonymous consultation. Get the results.<http://www.eu-polarnet.eu/news-and-events/newsletter/newsletter-022016.html#c815>

 

Connecting Arctic researchers and industry<http://www.eu-polarnet.eu/news-and-events/newsletter/newsletter-022016.html#c818>

EU-PolarNet organised a session at this year¹s Adaptation Futures Conference in Rotterdam (Connecting Arctic researchers and industry: a dialogue for societal benefit) with the aim to engage with industry representatives. Learn more about the session.<http://www.eu-polarnet.eu/news-and-events/newsletter/newsletter-022016.html#c818>

 

A central plank of the EU¹s Arctic research efforts <http://www.eu-polarnet.eu/news-and-events/newsletter/newsletter-022016.html#c822>On the 27th April 2016 the new EU Joint Communication on the Arctic was presented: An integrated European Union policy for the Arctic. It regards EU-PolarNet as a central plank of the EU¹s Arctic research efforts. Learn more about the Arctic policy.<http://www.eu-polarnet.eu/news-and-events/newsletter/newsletter-022016.html#c822>

 

A glimpse on: Portuguese Polar Research<http://www.eu-polarnet.eu/news-and-events/newsletter/newsletter-022016.html#c839>

Maria Teresa Cabrita and Gonçalo Vieira give an introduction to the Portuguese polar community, its history and current research initiatives. Read the interview here.<http://www.eu-polarnet.eu/news-and-events/newsletter/newsletter-022016.html#c839>

 

Townhall Event in Brussels<http://www.eu-polarnet.eu/news-and-events/newsletter/newsletter-022016.html#c829>

On Tuesday, 27th September 2016 EU-PolarNet will host a major Townhall Event in Brussels. The event¹s topic is: Towards the 1.5°C climate goal ­ Contributions of Polar Research. Read more about the event and the preparations.<http://www.eu-polarnet.eu/news-and-events/newsletter/newsletter-022016.html#c829>

 

Featured expedition: Arctic 100 Expedition<http://www.eu-polarnet.eu/news-and-events/newsletter/newsletter-022016.html#c836>

Arctia Ltd. welcomes partners for an international Arctic expedition in summer 2017 in the Nansen and Amundsen Basins, with an option for the Canada Basin. The icebreaker holds a polar 10 class and has capacity for up to 70 researchers. Read more here.<http://www.eu-polarnet.eu/news-and-events/newsletter/newsletter-022016.html#c836>

 

In Memoriam

We are very sorry to announce that our much-valued colleague Ruth Driver-Breen from the British Antarctic Survey team has passed away. This is deeply shocking news for our entire consortium and our thoughts are with Ruth¹s family and her colleagues.

 

 

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Best wishes in the name of the EU-PolarNet consortium,

 

Karin Lochte

Nicole Biebow

Kristina Bär

 

Management Team EU-PolarNet

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