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Thursday, 18 December 2008 05:58
The UK Polar Network presents: Atmosphere and Modelling Skills Workshop
British Antarctic Survey, 29th April - 1st May 2009 The first in a series of themed events to be held over the next two years for early career polar researchers, this workshop will combine the themes of polar atmosphere and climate modelling. Career development sessions will be interspersed between lectures, practical sessions and problem solving workshops. Ideas for sessions are listed below - this unique event allows the participants to have a say in the programme to ensure it is as relevant as possible to those present. All participants are encouraged to present a poster, and will be given the opportunity to help in the organisation of the workshop, such as by chairing sessions. This event is free for all members of the UK Polar Network...
Tuesday, 09 December 2008 02:16
IPY Report: December 2008
Content: 1. IPY Data letters to National Committees 2. Publications, Reports, Special Issues 3. IPY Celebrations, February 2009 4. IPY at AGU Conference, December 2008 5. Current Antarctic Season 6. Images 7. IPY Closure over Holiday Season Report no. 20, December 2008 From: IPY International Programme Office To: IPY Project Coordinators cc: IPY Community Google Groups 1. IPY Data Management letters The IPY Joint Committee co-chairs have sent Data Management letters to 10 IPY National Committees (Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, UK). These letters encourage those countries that have national IP...
Thursday, 27 November 2008 18:54
Screening of The Last Continent — 12-14 December, San Francisco
Screening of The Last Continent (dir. Jean Lemire), a fascinating documentary on climate change through a 430-day intense expedition in Antarctica. Québec Film Week December 12 & 14 Landmark’s Opera Plaza Cinema Tickets available here Filmmaker and marine biologist Jean Lemire (The White Planet) leads an intense 430-day expedition to Antarctica in this resonant documentary about a group of scientists investigating the effects of climate change. When the team arrives they discover that warmer temperatures causing upheavals in the ecosystem also threaten the safety of the crew members themselves. Awaiting the arrival of a desperately needed winter, they struggle to keep f...
Tuesday, 25 November 2008 21:55
Indian Outreach Efforts – An Update
Sub-Zero Soccer India is enthusiastically pursuing the outreach goal of IPY, which is being coordinated by National Centre for Antarctic & Ocean Research (NCAOR, under the Ministry of Earth Sciences, Govt. of India) in collaboration with WWF-India (World Wide Fund for Nature) and has carried out various competitions & exhibitions in several cities throughout the vast expanse of India. To further give impetus to our outreach efforts & to engage more students, we have planned an innovative Soccer Tournament called "Sub-Zero Soccer" on 15th-22nd November 2008, for College students. The main objective is to generate awareness among the youth by engaging them in sports and culture as this is very close to their heart and appeals to them. The salient features of this event are:...
Thursday, 20 November 2008 23:45
EGU workshop for teachers - Vienna, April 2009: Apply before end November 2008
Dai Ghiacci allo Spazio — The history of the Navy Officer Carl Weyprecht and of the development of his international scientific research project in the political and cultural context of the 19th century, and up to the present IPY, IGY, IYPE, eGY and IHY. Published in Italian by Biblion Edizioni in 2008. The First International Polar Year was born from an idea of the Austro-Hungarian Naval lieutenant, Carl Weyprecht. Coming back to Trieste, Italy, from his expedition in the Arctics, Weyprecht developed his plan ...
Tuesday, 18 November 2008 20:09
IPY Photo Project
During the last few years many new collaborations and friendships have developed through IPY... as a simple way to capture those memories, we are putting together a collection of photos from participants that will remind us of the highs and lows of this time. This is not a photographic exhibition, or for commercial use - it is really just memories, hopefully representing the breadth and diversity of IPY activities. If you'd like to share some of your photographic memories, please follow these upload instructions. The images will all be made available in a gallery on www.ipy.org. Please try and submit your images during November 2008. If you are interested in ...
Friday, 14 November 2008 21:35
Canada IPY Speaker Series & Youth Forums Update
POLAR PERSPECTIVES is now well underway, taking place at 15 venues across the country, in each of Canada's provinces and territories! This National IPY event is supported by the Government of Canada’s International Polar Year Program, the Walter & Duncan Gordon Foundation, the Alliance of Natural History Museums of Canada, Students on Ice, the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, and Canadian Geographic Magazine. The Speaker Series consists of an evening lecture program delivered to a general audience by prominent scientists, writers, artists, filmmakers, adventurers and leaders. It is intended to ...
Friday, 07 November 2008 20:12
Gender on Ice conference - NYC, Nov 20-21
Press release: Scientists report major steps towards first census of marine life Meeting in Spain, global crew shares progress towards historic Census in 2010; Among revelations in fourth interim global report: Antarctic ancestry of many octopus species, Behemoth bacteria, colossal sea stars, mammoth mollusks, more The 2,000-strong community of Census of Marine Life scientists from 82 nations today announced astonishing ex...
Wednesday, 05 November 2008 18:24
IPY Report: November 2008
IPY Report: November 2008 1. Conferences and Workshops 2. Above The Poles 3. Norway 2010: thanks for submissions 4. APECS 5. IPY in photos: share your images 6. Polar Books Report no. 19, November 2008 From: IPY International Programme Office To: IPY Project Coordinators cc: IPY Community Google Groups 1. Conferences and Workshops The completion of field campaigns in IPY necessarily means an increase in workshops to discuss the outcomes. Please check the calendar on http://ipy.arcticportal.org for workshop information, and send any information about workshops for the calendar t...
Monday, 20 October 2008 21:42
Event: Living in the Northern Landscape - NYC, Oct 24
Title: Living in the Northern Landscape: Connecting Archaeology, History, and Environmental Science When: Friday, October 24, 5 pm Where: The American-Scandinavian Foundation @ Scandinavia House 58 Park Avenue (between 37th and 38th Streets) $20 ($15 for ASF members, free to students with valid ID) This symposium, presented in observance of the International Polar Year, is comprised of four lectures investigating geological and cultural relationships based on the polar region’s interactions with global ecosystems. Presentations include: The International Polar Year and the Norse World: Connecting Science, Education and Community from the Faroes to Greenland - Thomas McGovern - Prof...
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