UPCOMING EVENT: ASSW & AOS Informational Webinar

Join Hajo Eicken, Interim Director at the International Arctic Research Center at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and Peter Schlosser, Deputy Director and Director of Research at Columbia University's Earth Institute for a informational webinar about the 2016 Arctic Science Summit Week and Arctic Observing Summit.

The webinar will be held on Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at 10:00 AM AKDT (Find the time in your time zone.)

Pre-registration for webinars is strongly encouraged and can be completed here: https://accap.uaf.edu/?q=AOS2016

The audio portion of the webinar is through a toll-free phone line and the slide presentation is streamed via computer. For instructions on participating through your home office or at a satellite viewing location with others in your community, please see the webinar instructions here: https://accap.uaf.edu/?q=webinars

The upcoming 3rd Arctic Observing Summit, AOS 2016, will be held at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, March 15-18, 2016, in conjunction with Arctic Science Summit Week (March 12-15) and the 2016 Arctic Council Senior Arctic Officials meeting (March 15-17).

The AOS Executive Organizing Committee has selected a set of themes based on needs and recommendations from AOS 2013, AOS 2014, community Town Hall meetings, and previous white paper contributions. Please see our AOS 2016 Themes below or visit this link for more detailed descriptions.

We look forward to receiving community input in the form of AOS WHITE PAPER AND SHORT STATEMENT CONTRIBUTIONS. THIS CALL IS NOW OPEN! For more information about Fairbanks, the University of Alaska, Fairbanksand other important meetings and side events associated with ASSW 2016, please visit the ASSW 2016 homepage. The AOS is SAON's outreach platform. 



(Russian and Chinese version on website: www.icop2016.org/index.php/program/call-for-session)

Deadline: 1 April 2015

Dear colleagues,

It is our pleasure to invite you to the 11th International Conference on Permafrost (ICOP 2016) to be held in Potsdam, Germany, 20-24 June, 2016.

The Alfred Wegener Institute has teamed up with UP Transfer GmbH and the University of Potsdam to organize a great conference for you, 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:www.icop2016.org and will be updated on a regular basis.

If you wish to get all conference updates, please subscribe to our newsletter on the website. The newsletter will replace circulars.

We hereby open the call for session proposals that should be submitted online until 1 April 2015:


If you intend to submit a session proposal, the following items will be requested in the online form:

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