This week on Member Space: State of the marine ecosystems in the Canadian Arctic, FORHP Special Announcement - Rural HIV Planning Program, New Papers - Permafrost Impacts on Clouds and Spotted & Bearded Seal Behavior

May 13, 2020
By Kelley Uhlig

Sorina Stalla ARCUS Listening Sessions Main Themes: Increasing Engagement of Alaska Native and Rural Alaskan Undergraduate Youth in Arctic STEM Programs The Arctic is changing at an unprecedented rate, with consequences for Arctic residents. Along with these changes are new challenges and a growing need to engage and train the next generation in… May 13, 2020 by Sorina Stalla

Twila Moon Presentation on Rising Oceans Guaranteed: Arctic land ice loss and sea level rise (Moon) Presentation based on content in: Moon, T., A. Ahlstrøm, H. Goelzer, W. Lipscomb, and S. Nowicki (2018), Rising oceans guaranteed: Arctic land ice loss and sea level rise, Curr Clim Change… May 13, 2020 by Twila Moon

Caitlyn Florentine Research Goals for the next Arctic Research Plan IARPC is beginning the development of Arctic Research Plan 2022-2026. The Glaciers and Sea Level Collaboration Team is evaluating how the Plan identifies and addresses research needs relevant to…May 13, 2020 by Caitlyn Florentine

Dorothy Castille FORHP Special Announcement - Rural HIV Planning Program May 12, 2020 APPLY NOW! The Health Resources and Services Administration's (HRSA) Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) has released the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the Rural…May 13, 2020 by Dorothy Castille

Jessie Creamean New paper on permafrost impacts on clouds Our recently-accepted article in Environmental Research Letters describes how up to 30,000 year old permafrost is a remarkably rich source of microbes that can serve as ice nucleating particles… May 12, 2020 by Jessie Creamean

Guillermo Auad Recent Paper on Spotted and Bearded Seals Behavior Inferring foraging locations and water masses preferred by spotted seals Phoca largha and bearded seals Erignathus barbatus (link) May 12, 2020 by Guillermo Auad

Robert Hawley IASC Cryosphere Working Group meeting, ASSW 2020 Akureyrei, Iceland (Virtual) On March 28, Just prior to the ASSW 2020 workshop in Akuyerei, Iceland, the working groups of the International Arctic Sciences Committee (IASC) held annual meetings. As US delegates to the…May 8, 2020 by Robert Hawley

Church Kee ADAC Early May 2020 UpdateDistinguished Colleagues, Good afternoon from 61 Degrees North. Upfront, the Arctic Domain Awareness Center Team hopes each of you and your family and loved ones are staying safe and healthy in…May 7, 2020 by Church Kee - Topics Arctic Communities, Arctic Research, University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF), Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and 7 more 

Kelley Uhlig AGU Ethics, Diversity & Inclusion Annual Report released The AGU Ethics, Diversity & Inclusion Annual Report for 2019 has been released. From AGU: Throughout our Centennial year, AGU expanded our efforts to create a diverse and inclusive environment… May 7, 2020 by Kelley Uhlig

Candace Nachman Government of Canada releases first report on the state of the marine ecosystems in the Canadian Arctic On April 22, 2020, the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, released Canada’s Oceans Now: Arctic Ecosystems, 2019, the second status… May 7, 2020 by Candace Nachman 

John Pearce New Insights into Ringed-seal Seasonal Movements and Diving BehaviorsThe North Slope Borough, USGS Alaska Science Center, and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game have published a new paper that describes seasonal movements and diving behaviors of ringed seals that… May 7, 2020 by John Pearce

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