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For the past 7 years, a number of arctic researchers have been working together on a project known as Ocean-Atmosphere-Sea Ice-Snowpack (OASIS, http://www.oasishome.net/). OASIS is a set of coupled international projects focusing on understanding the exchange of chemical species between the atmosphere and the surface in the A...

The first ever volume of the Yearbook of Polar Law, a new annual publication dealing with international law and the polar regions, is available.

The Arctic Institute of North America (AINA) announces publication of the December 2009 issue of the journal ARCTIC, Volume 62, Number 4. A non-profit membership organization and multidisciplinary research institute of the University of Calgary, AINA's mandate is to advance the study of the North American and circumpolar Arct...




The University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) seeks motivated PhD candidates for their Marine Ecosystem Sustainability in the Arctic and Subarctic (MESAS) program (http://www.uaf.edu/mesas). The position is based in Fairbanks, Alaska.


Researchers planning to include the use of UNAVCO resources in proposals under the current National Science Foundation (NSF) solicitations are encouraged to contact UNAVCO no later than Monday, 4 January 2010. For further information and to request proposal assistance from UNAVCO, please visit the UNAVCO website (http://achai...


Organizers of Session 4.1, "Human health and well-being in the polar regions," announce a call for abstracts. Contributions are being sought from researchers in the fields of polar medicine, psychology, sociology, human geography, and the related fields of tourism, community health, epidemiology, human adaptation to extreme a...

Organizers of Session 4.2, "Natural resource exploration and utilization," announce a call for abstracts.Organizers of Session 5.2, "Polar observing systems," announce a call for abstracts. Organizers of Session 5.5, "Space for polar science," announce a call for abstracts.