The Northern Dimension Partnership in Public Health and Social Well-being (NDPHS) is pleased to announce that the first issue of its bi-annual e-Newsletter is now available on the NDPHS website.


Deadline Reminder

Sun, Jun 28, 2009
Tenure-track Faculty Position Available - MicrometeorologyDepartment of Atmospheric SciencesUniversity of Alaska FairbanksApplication deadline: Tuesday, 30 June 2009

Climate Change Report Released

Sun, Jun 28, 2009
Global Climate Change Impacts in the United StatesRenewed Focus for DecisionsGlobal Change Research Program

Course Announcement

Sun, Jun 28, 2009
Characterizing and Modeling Complex SystemsCenter for Complex Systems StudiesUniversity of Alaska Fairbanks2-4 August 2009Application Deadline: Friday, 17 July 2009



The scientific conference of Arctic Frontiers 2010 (27-29 January 2010 in Tromsø, Norway) consists of three parallel sessions that will focus on the effects of ongoing climatic changes on sea-ice and marine biodiversity as well as social science and health research on economy, self-governance, and well-being in Arctic commun...

The State of the Arctic Conference, to be held 16-19 March 2010 in Miami, Florida, will be an international meeting to present, exchange, and discuss the latest knowledge on the state of the Arctic and future directions of arctic science and policy.

The leaders of the Nordic governments will turn to the other countries’ of the world with a view to reaching binding agreement for global climate efforts to be given a prominent position on the political agenda in the years to come. The prime ministers will make a particular effort to build commitment at the highest polit...

Abstract Volume Now Available

Sun, Jun 21, 2009
Arctic Forum Abstracts 2008 - Tipping Points: The Arctic and Global ChangeArctic Research Consortium of the United States (ARCUS)

Announcement of Opportunity

Sun, Jun 21, 2009
Academic Research Infrastructure Program: Recovery and ReinvestmentSolicitation 09-562National Science Foundation

Technician Position Available

Sun, Jun 21, 2009
Eddy Covariance TechnicianInstitute of Arctic BiologyUniversity of Alaska FairbanksFairbanks, AlaskaPosition is open until filled.

If there is one word that seems to describe Chen Yichao it is first. Chen is the first Chinese student to study Polar Law, in the first class of the Polar Law program, after recently graduating from the first ever graduate studies program in human rights law in China. Indeed, doing something new is nothing new at all to Chen.

 The spring 2009 issue (#62) of the Polar Libraries Bulletin is now available. The Polar Libraries Bulletin is published at least twice yearly in the Fall and Spring.