This week on Member Space: IARPC Agency Responses to COVID-19, Job Announcement, New Service on the Arctic Data Center, Molly McCammon Honorary Doctorate, APECS International Online Conference

May 6, 2020
By Kelley Uhlig

Sara Bowden IARPC Agency Responses and Actions due to COVID-19 Pandemic This document summarizes actions and responses to the COVID-19 pandemic as of May 6, 2020. For more up-to-date information, please refer to individual agency websites and check with program managers.… May 6, 2020 by Sara Bowden

Terri Edillon NSF Office of Polar Program seeks Arctic Physical Scientist (Program Director) The National Science Foundation is seeking qualified candidates for a Physical Scientist (Program Director) position for the Arctic Sciences Section (ARCSS), in the Office of Polar Programs (OPP)… May 6, 2020 by Terri Edillon

Matthew Druckenmiller ASSW2020 Report on "Moving a Conference from Iceland to Zoom" The Arctic Science Summit Week 2020 (ASSW2020) organizers have released their report "Moving a Conference from Iceland to Zoom: Best Practices and Lessons Learned from Arctic Science Summit Week… May 6, 2020 by Matthew Druckenmiller

Erin McLean New service on the Arctic Data Center: Profile curated collections of data with portals The Arctic Data Center, the primary data and software repository for the NSF Office of Polar Programs, wanted to share a new service update that can help Arctic researchers with their work. Users… May 5, 2020 by Erin McLean

Katie Lund Center for Environmentally Threatened Communities April Newsletter The Center for Environmentally Threatened Communities (CETC) at the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC) has published its April 2020 newsletter. This issue features a story explaining the… May 4, 2020 by Katie Lund

Jonathan Ryan New article in Nature Climate Change about shorefast sea ice Hi all, Our paper on shorefast sea ice was just published today in Nature Climate Change (also attached). We used remote sensing and climate model outputs to identify drivers of breakup and project… May 4, 2020 by Jonathan Ryan

 April Melvin National Academies' Polar Research Board Spring Meeting The Polar Research Board will be holding a short open session at the (virtual) Spring Board meeting on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 from 12-2:30pm EDT. The session will include updates from the Scientific… May 19 by April Melvin

Dorothy Castille Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) non-competitive grant OT20-2004 - Supporting Tribal Public Health Capacity in Coronavirus Preparedness & Response. Dear Tribal Leader, We write to provide you with details for an informational webinar and updated resources for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) noncompetitive grant… May 4, 2020 by Dorothy Castille

Holly Kent Congratulations to Molly McCammon This Spring 2020 commencement at the University of Alaska Anchorage will recognize Molly McCammon with an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters Degree for her significant and lasting contribution to the… May 1, 2020 by Holly Kent

Angela Bliss APECS International Online Conference 2020 The Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) is proud to announce the much-awaited 6th annual APECS International Online Conference to go live on 19 May 2020. This year’s theme,… May 19-21 by Angela Bliss

Miriam Jones Include Permafrost in IARPC's next 5-year plan Permafrost Researchers! Our next team meeting on May 12 will focus on IARPC's new 5-year plan. Please send ideas, thoughts, and comments to any of the PCT team leaders or see the above link for ways… May 1, 2020 by Miriam Jones

Kelley Uhlig Alaska Premier of Cook Inletkeeper's new short film, 'Pebble Redux: The Bears of Amakdedori' w/ live Q+A! Join us for a glimpse into the world's greatest brown bear habitat and unveil the widening impacts of the Pebble Mine right here in Cook Inlet. This live webinar event will be hosted by Cook… May 12 by Kelley Uhlig 

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