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1 February 2008 Calendar

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2–7 March 2008

American Geophysical Union, American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, Oceanography Society—2008 Ocean Sciences Meeting: includes Warming of the Intermediate Water Layer in the Eurasian Arctic: Causes and Consequences; Ecosystem in Sea Ice Influenced Areas; Arctic Marine Communities and Biodiversity; Climate Impacts on Sub-polar Seas: Mechanisms of Change and Evidence of Response; Arctic Sea Ice Variability Interacted with Atmospheric and Ocean; Circulation Patterns

Orlando, Florida, U.S.A.

5–7 March 2008

Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research (University of Colorado)—38th Annual International Arctic Workshop

Boulder, Colorado, U.S.A.

5–7 March 2008

Alpine Glaciological Meeting

Chamonix, France

6–9 March 2008

European Science Foundation, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology—BOREAS Arctic Social Sciences Workshop 2008: Heading North, Heading South; Arctic Social Sciences Research in a Global Dialogue

Halle/Saale, Germany

10–11 March 2008

Workshop on the Microstructure and Properties of Firn

Hanover, New Hampshire, U.S.A.

10–13 March 2008

International Symposium on Mitigative Measures against Snow Avalanches

Egilsstadir, Iceland

10–14 March 2008

Geophysics (University of Münster), German Society of Polar Research—23rd International Polar Meeting

Münster, Germany

26–28 March 2008

Glacier Section of Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate (NVE)—Workshop on Mass Balance Measurements and Modelling

Skeikampen, Norway

26 March–2 April 2008

Arctic Science Summit Week 2008

Syktyvkar, Russia

13–18 April 2008

European Geophysical Union—General Assembly: includes The International Polar Year 2007–2008; Modeling Sea Ice and Ice-Ocean Interaction

Vienna, Austria

15–19 April 2008

Association of American Geographers—2008 Annual Meeting: includes Russia and the Circumpolar World, Transforming Nations, Contested Frontiers; Carbon and Water Cycles in the Changing Arctic: Past, Present, and Future

Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

22–26 April 2008

Ecocity World Summit 2008

San Francisco, California, U.S.A.

4–11 May 2008

New Generation Polar Research (NGPR)—Symposium for Early Career Scientists Conducting Polar Research during the IPY

Colorado Springs, Colorado, U.S.A.

5–10 May 2008

The 40th International Liege Colloquium on Ocean Dynamics and the NATO-Russian Advanced Research Workshop on the Influence of Climatic Change on Arctic and Subarctic Changing Conditions

Liege, Belgium

12–13 May 2008

NOAA National Weather Service, Geophysical Institute, International Arctic Research Center—The 2008 Little Alaska Weather Symposium (LAWS ‘08)

Fairbanks, Alaska, U.S.A.

22–24 May 2008

North by Degree: an International Conference on Arctic Exploration

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

24–26 May 2008

Canadian Science Writers' Association (CSWA)—IPY Convention

Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada

Contact: Claire Eamer

26–30 May 2008

11th Interpraevent Congress

Dornbirn, Austria

27–30 May 2008

American Geophysical Union—2008 Joint Assembly

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, U.S.A.

28–30 May 2008

Eastern Snow Conference (ESC)—65th Annual Meeting

Fairlee, Vermont, U.S.A.


2–13 June 2008

XXXIst Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting and XIth meeting of the Antarctic Treaty Committee for Environmental Protection (CEP)

Kiev, Ukraine

4–5 Jun 2008

International Conference on Water Resource Systems Management under Extreme Conditions

Moscow, Russian Federation

9–13 June 2008

International Glaciological Society—International Symposium on Radioglaciology and its Applications

Madrid, Spain

29 June–3 July 2008

International Permafrost Association—9th International Conference on Permafrost

University of Alaska Fairbanks, Alaska, U.S.A.

29 June–3 July 2008

6th International Conference on Contaminants in Freezing Ground (CFG6)

Durham, New Hampshire, U.S.A.

5–7 Jul 2008

30th Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research Science Week including Workshops of SCAR's Standing Scientific Groups

St. Petersburg, Russian Federation

6–8 July 2008

Canadian Society of Soil Science (CSSS)—2008 Annual Meeting

Prince Geogre, British Columbia, Canada

Contact P. Sanborn at

6–11 July 2008

International Association of Hydraulic Engineering and Research (IAHR)—19th International Symposium on Ice: Using New Technology to Understand Water-Ice Interaction

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

6-11 July 2008

18th International Offshore (Ocean) and Polar Engineering Conference & Exhibition

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

7 July 2008

IPY Early Career Polar Researchers Workshop 2008

St. Petersburg, Russia

Contact Narelle Baker at, or Liz Thomas at

8–11 July 2008

Joint SCAR-IASC Open Science Conference—Polar Research: Arctic and Antarctic Perspectives in the International Polar Year

St. Petersburg, Russian Federation

14–16 Jul 2008

30th Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research Delegates' Meeting 2008

Moscow, Russian Federation

20–23 July 2008

Symposium on Planning for Climate Change: Weathering Uncertainty

Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada

3–7 August 2008

Society of Enviornmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC)—World Congress: includes Interactions Between Climate Change and the Fate of Contaminants in Polar Environments

Sydney, Australia

6–12 August 2008

13th International Hibernation Symposium

Swakopmund, Namibia, Africa

6–14 August 2008

33rd International Geological Congress (IGC33)

Olso, Norway

11–15August 2008

Fourth International Conference on the Biology and Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels Meeting

Cape Town, South Africa

12–15 August 2008

31st International Geographical Congress

Tunis, Tunisia

17–22 August 2008

International Glaciological Society: International Symposium on Dynamics in Glaciology

Limerick, Ireland

18–25 August 2008

International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth's Interior (IAVCEI)—General Assembly

Reykjavík, Iceland

25–29 August 2008

Sixth International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences (ICASS VI)

Nuuk, Greenland

3–11 September 2008

The XIV Glaciological Symposium on Glaciology from International Geophysical Year to International Polar Year

Irkutsk, Russia

8–11 September 2008

International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)—10th International Symposium on High Mountain Remote Sensing Cartography (HMRSC-X)

Kathmandu, Nepal

15–25 September 2008

International Association of Geomorphologists (IAG/AIG), Romanian Association of Geomorphologists—Regional Conference on Geomorphology: Landslides, Floods and Global Environmental Change in Mountain Regions

Brasov, Romania

18–20 Sep 2008

Forum for Research into Ice Shelf Processes Workshop (FRISP 2008): topics include mass balance, dynamics and break up of ice shelves, mass transport across the grounding line, ocean circulation in front and underneath of ice shelves, recent meteorological processes in the Weddell sea area, climatic information from ice cores in the Weddell sea area

Hope Valley, U.K.

20–24 September 2008

Cold & Arid Regions Environmental & Engineering Research Institute—International Workshop on World Glacier Inventory

Lanzhou, China

Contact: Professor Shiyin Liu;

21–26 Sep 2008

International Snow Science Workshop (Whistler 2008): a Merger of Theory and Practice

Whistler, Canada

24–27 September 2008

2008 Northern Research Forum—Open Meeting

Anchorage, Alaska, U.S.A.

14–16 October 2008

U.S. National Park Service—Park Science in the Arctic: Alaska Park Science Symposium 2008

Fairbanks, Alaska, U.S.A.

2–4 November 2008

IASC and CliC Subcommittee of the Science Council of Japan—International Symposium on Arctic Research (ISAR 2008): includes global warming connected to the Arctic; hydrological cycle in the Arctic; ecosystems in the Arctic

Miraikan, Tokyo, Japan

24–28 November 2008

European Geosciences Union—Fourth EGU Alexander von Humboldt International Conference: the Andes, Challenge for Geosciences

Santiago, Chile

Contact Peter Fabian (EGU) at, René Garreaud (Universidad de Chile) at

15–19 December 2008

American Geophysical Union—2008 Fall Meeting

San Francisco, California, U.S.A.

16–20 March 2009

International Symposium on Snow Avalanches and Snow Science

Manali, India

Contact Secretary General, International Glaciological Society

1 July 2009

19th Annual International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference & Exhibition (ISOPE 2009)

Osaka, Japan

27–31 July 2009

International Symposium on Glaciology in the International Polar Year

Newcastle upon Tyne, U.K.

Contact John Woodward at

Secretary General, International Glaciological Society

27 September–2 October 2009

International Snow Science Workshop (ISSW 2009)

Davos, Switzerland

31 May–4 June 2010

International Symposium on Sea Ice: includes the role of sea ice in the physical and biogeochemical system

Tromsø, Norway

Contact: Secretary General, International Glaciological Society

"Calendar," Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research 40(1), (1 February 2008).[CAL]2.0.CO;2
Published: 1 February 2008

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