Þorsteinn Gunnarsson gave a key note presentation at the 7th China-Nordic Arctic Research Symposium and chaired a well attended Breakout Session, “Arctic Sustainable Observing System: The Role of Asia” at the the Arctic Circle China Forum.
There was a great support to SAON at both these events.
At the 4th AOS in 2018, delegates from 26 countries focused on the "Business Case for a Pan-Arctic Observing System". Demonstrating the value of Arctic observations, linked to relevant Societal Benefit Areas showed how long-term observing systems support decision-making from local to global scales. The 2018 Summit Report is available here
Read more about the Arctic Observing Summit here.
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The organisers of the 2nd Arctic Science Ministerial are organising a series of follow-up telephone conferences that address the topics of the Arctic Science Forum. Hajo Eicken and Peter Pulsifer addressed the teleconference 12th February under Theme 1: Strengthening, Integrating and Sustaining Arctic Observations, etc.
Presentations are available here:
Hajo Eicken (UAF-IARC), Member, Executive Organizing Committee AOS 2018
Sandy Starkweather (NOAA), U.S. AON Executive Director
Maribeth Murray, Executive Director, International Study of Arctic Change
Peter Schlosser, Chair – Executive Organizing Committee AOS 2018 & Science Steering Group, International Study of Arctic Change
Arctic Observing Summit (AOS); Linkages & follow-up
Peter L. Pulsifer (NSIDC U Colorado), Research Scientist, National Snow and Ice Data Center, University of Colorado Boulder, Chair, IASC-SAON Arctic Data Committee (ADC)
Co-Lead, IARPC Arctic Data Sub-Team, Co-Lead GEO Cold Regions Initiative
Marten Tacoma, Stein Tronstad (ADC Co-Chairs)
Pip Bricher, SOOS
Anton Van de Putte, SCADM
Report from the Arctic Data Committee and Partners
The topic for the next teleconference will be “Understanding Regional and Global Dynamics of Arctic Change”, and it will be held on 15th May 16-17 CET (2:00 PM - 3:00 PM UTC).
The Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) Secretariat seeks a full-time Deputy Secretary:
Application Deadline: 20 January, 2019.
Feel free to pass this on to anyone that you think would be interested in applying.