The symposium will be focused on the ecosystems and people in Alaska's boundary-region between the Arctic and the Pacific Northwest. This region, centered on the Chugach National Forest, largely coincides with the campuses of the University of Alaska Anchorage. The regional focus includes the mountains, glaciers, wetlands, forests, rainforests, and marine and freshwater environments proximate to the Gulf of Alaska. The symposium will address the current state of biophysical and socio-cultural knowledge of the region and its surroundings, in an attempt to inform our education, policy, and partnerships.
The abstract submission deadline for talks is Friday, 11 March 2011.Abstracts for poster sessions will continue to be accepted after 11March. Accepted talks will be scheduled for 20-minute presentations within concurrent sessions. A list of sessions currently accepting abstracts for talks and posters is available by clicking the 'CurrentSessions Accepting Abstracts' link in the left-hand sidebar here.
Abstract submission deadline: Friday, 11 March 2011.
Discounted registration deadline: 15 April 2011.
For additional information and symposium registration, please click here.
Final Call for Abstracts - Classrooms for Climate: A Symposium on the Changing Chugach, Northern Ecosystems, and the Implications for Science & Society
Fri, Mar 04, 2011
Organizers for the upcoming "Classrooms for Climate: A Symposium on th eChanging Chugach, Northern Ecosystems, and the Implications for Science & Society" conference announce a second and final call for abstracts.The symposium will be held 5-7 May 2011 in Anchorage, Alaska and is organized by the Chugach National Forest and the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) in partnership with the Alaska Coastal Rainforest Center, Alaska Geographic, and the Northern Forum.