For those interested in aspects of the humanities and social sciences in relation to Antarctic conservation, the below call for papers for the 2023 SCAR SC-HASS Conference in Lisbon, Portugal, may be of interest. The conference will happen on the 22nd-24th June 2023, in Lisbon, Portugal. You can find relevant information about the conference, including … Continue reading Call for Papers – 2023 SCAR SC-HASS Conference
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Antarcticness, edited by Ilan Kelman. Free download: https://bit.ly/3rSzJ9R ‘Antarcticness’ joins disciplines, communication approaches and ideas to explore meanings and depictions of Antarctica. Personal and professional words in poetry and prose, plus images, present and represent Antarctica, as presumed and as imagined, alongside what is experienced around the continent and by those watching from afar. These understandings … Continue reading New open access book: Antarcticness (UCL Press)
Celebrate Antarctica Day with the Polar Community and APECS. For a list of all their activities please click here or here.
The 2022 SCAR Open Science Conference will be held online 1-10 April. The Science Group and business meetings will be held as normal before the OSC. For 2022, these are scheduled for 27-28 July.
SCAR is looking to update their educational resources page so make your suggestions! For more information please have a look here.
The Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) and the Southern Ocean Observing System (SOOS) are looking for an early career scientist to join the SOOS West Antarctic Peninsula and Scotia Arc Working Group (WAPSA RWG). The successful applicant will have working knowledge of observational research of the Southern Ocean with a particular interest in the West Antarctic Peninsula and Scotia Arc region. … Continue reading West Antarctic Peninsula and Scotia Arc SOOS Regional Working Group – Call for Nominations for an APECS Representative
Join the McMurdo LTER's (Long Term Ecological Research Project) inaugural Science Cafe presentation by Dr. Byron Adams from Brigham Young University. He will speak on Wednesday February 3, at 8 pm EST on Antarctic Tardigrades and Worms and Stuff…and why you should give a flip. You can pre-register on Zoom. If you miss it don't … Continue reading Register for the McMurdo LTER inaugural Science Cafe
This is a reminder about the SCAR INSTANT kick-off workshop to be held February 15th-17th. Instabilities and Thresholds in Antarctica (INSTANT) is one of three new Scientific Research Programmes (SRPs) that were announced on 5 November 2020. For the schedule please click here, or have a look at the website for more information on the INSTANT … Continue reading SCAR INSTANT kick-off Feb 15-17th: schedule
APECSSA would like to wish everyone a happy Antarctica Day! To all of those and us starting their fieldwork in Antarctica, may you have a successful and safe season! Also consider joining APECS in their celebrations. The APECS Antarctica Day PG has organized a series of activities, including Art and Photo Contests, video production and … Continue reading Happy Antarctica Day!