The abstract submission deadline for the ACUNS-APECS Student Conference on Northern Studies has been extended to Thursday, 30 April 2009. Abstracts are solicited that encompass the following areas:
- The impact of sustainable development, economic activity and polar law on communities, governance and natural habitats;
- The use of natural, physical and social sciences to help understand the causes and effects of the changing polar climate;
- Changes to polar marine and terrestrial communities over the short and long term; and
- Changes in research communities and how research is undertaken in the polar regions.

The Communities of Change - Building an IPY Legacy Conference will highlight research occurring at both poles, including interactions between the cryosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere, atmosphere and society. Interdisciplinary sessions will be arranged based on the number and breadth of abstracts submitted. The extended abstract submission deadline is Thursday, 30 April 2009.

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