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The International Arctic Science Committee IASC and Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research SCAR invite the international polar and high altitude community to their joint meeting POLAR2018, hosted by WSL and SLF in Davos, Switzerland.

A high-level document discussing research needs in relation to the use and provision of environmental forecasts for the Arctic and Antarctic regions during the Year of Polar Prediction has just been published.

The Norwegian Meteorological Institute (MET Norway) opens a position for a 2-year postdoc. Start date is preferably as soon as possible.

Code: 149/D/Kli

Faculty: Science

Job type: Full time

Location: Bremerhaven

Organization: University of Washington, College of the Environment, Atmospheric Sciences

Title: Research Associate

Search Number: NN25892

Year of Polar Prediction

During the first YOPP Online Conference, Thomas Jung, chair of the Steering Group of the WMO Polar Prediction Project, will give an update on the Year of Polar Prediction

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What kind of information is needed by the captain of a vessel navigating polar waters? Our knowledge of what really matters at the end of the forecast chain is rather limited. In order to strengthen the dialogue between polar forecast providers and users, the Year of Polar Prediction (YOPP) together with partners APPLICATE and Blue-Action are launching the Polar Prediction Matters dialogue platform.

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Video clips and presentations from the 7th Symposium on the Impacts of an Ice-Diminishing Arctic on Naval and Maritime Operations are now available. 

The Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) is a member of the Helmholtz Association (HGF) and funded by federal and state government. AWI focuses on polar and marine research in a variety of disciplines such as biology, oceanography, geology, geochemistry and geophysics thus allowing multidisciplinary approaches to scientific goals.