Researchers interested in learning more about PolarTREC ( and working with teachers in the field are encouraged to participate in an informational webinar (web conference), scheduled for Tuesday, 18 August 2009, at 18:00 UTC/GMT.

The Interagency Ocean Policy Task Force announces its first Public Meeting, scheduled for Friday, 21 August 2009 in Anchorage, Alaska. The meeting will be held in the Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center, from 1:30 to 4:30 pm AKDT.

Registration is now open for the IPY International Early Career Researcher Symposium. The Symposium is organized by IPY Canada, the Association of Early Career Scientists and the Northern Research Forum and runs from December 4-8 2009 in Victoria, Canada. The Symposium is organized in conjunction with the 2009 ArcticNet Sc..., a growing website devoted to promoting information and opportunities related to the Circumpolar Arctic region for youth, has a new design and plenty of new features. The site is maintained by the International Institute for Sustainable Development, and is quickly becoming one of the most popular dest...

The Environment and Natural Resources Institute at the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) seeks an ecosystem ecologist for a postdoctoral position on a new National Science Foundation (NSF) project with field studies in Northwest Greenland.