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Events and Meetings - various

In addition to the highlights referred on our website, the announcements of different events, meetings and opportunities on different topics can be followed on PROPOLAR, SCAR, Arctic Calendar da ARCUS e Cryolist sites, whose mailing list subscription we suggest.

Call for expressions of interest for polar projects in all scientific areas – Portuguese Polar Capaign 2015-2016

The Commission of the Portuguese Polar Program (PROPOLAR) that manages the Portuguese Polar Campaign 2015-16, with the support of FCT, invites the Portuguese research teams to submit research project proposals to be undertaken in Antarctica and in the Arctic, between November 2015 and September 2016. Proposals from all scientific areas can be submitted, since coordinated by PhD researchers. The teams should not include more than two investigators to work in the field.

Workshops Programme - Explanation to the submission of proposals to PROPOLAR 2015-16:

  • 21.April.2015, 10H00 (already done) – Lisboa - Instituto de Geografia a Ordenamento do Território, Universidade de Lisboa - Cidade Universitária
  • 22.April.2015, time to be confirmed - Algarve - Universidade do Algarve, Campus de Gambelas
  • 28.April.2015, 14H30 - Coimbra - Museu da Ciência, Universidade de Coimbra
  • 28.April.2015, 14H30 - Porto - Centro Interdisciplinar de Investigação marinha e Ambiental (CIIMAR), Universidade do Porto (Rua dos Bragas 289, Auditório do CIIMAR)

More information here.

Close of the call: 13 May 2015

Portuguese Polar Program

Follow the Portuguese Polar Campaigns here.

Upcoming meetings on Polar Research

  • Arctic Science Summit Week (ASSW 2015) - Toyama, Japan - 23 – 30 April 2015
  • Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting (ATCM) - Sofia, Bulgaria - 1 – 10 June 2015

SCAR - 2013 Report: Antarctic Climate Change and the Environment

Published on April 2013 in Polar Record, this document provides an update on the scientific advances made since the last report in 2009.

Full report here.