Lecturer in Environmental Conservation & Sustainability

The Department of Natural Resources and the Environment at the University of New Hampshire invites applications for a full-time (0.88 FTE, academic year – nine month) teaching position. The position will be for a three-year, renewable term. Continued employment beyond the initial three-year appointment is contingent on satisfactory performance and program needs. The lecturer will [...]

By |2019-03-22T08:01:13-07:00March 20th, 2019|Categories: Opportunities|Tags: |

IPROMO 2019 Summer School: Landscape approach for enhancing mountain resilience

Call for applications for the twelfth IPROMO Course - the training programme on sustainable mountain development - jointly organized by the Mountain Partnership Secretariat at FAO, the University of Turin, Italy, and the University of Tuscia, Italy, with the high patronage of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The theme this year is “Landscape approach for enhancing mountain resilience“. [...]

By |2019-03-18T08:56:04-07:00March 18th, 2019|Categories: Opportunities|Tags: |

Call for Papers of Special Issue on “Mountain landscapes: protected areas, ecosystem services and future challenges”

Background A significant proportion of the global population depends on crucial goods and services provided by mountain and boreal regions, including fresh water (for domestic use, irrigation and hydropower), raw materials, and recreation. However, mountain regions all over the world are facing multiple challenges due to environmental and socio-economic changes with related impacts on human [...]

By |2019-03-22T07:57:49-07:00March 14th, 2019|Categories: Opportunities|Tags: |

Assistant Professors in Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment

The Faculty of Land and Food Systems at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada ( www.landfood.ubc.ca ) is seeking outstanding candidates for three full-time, tenure-track positions in Plant or Soil Science, as part of the Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment group, the Applied Biology program and the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC [...]

By |2019-02-21T12:44:16-07:00February 13th, 2019|Categories: Opportunities|Tags: |

Students in Polar and Alpine research conference 2019

4-6 April 2019 Brno, Czech Republic The fifth Students in Polar and Alpine Research Conference (SPARC) will be held at the Department of Geography, Masaryk University in Brno 4-6 April 2019. Students or early-career scientist working within the field of geo-/biosciences in polar and alpine environments are encouraged to submit an abstract along with the registration [...]

By |2019-02-07T09:19:05-07:00February 7th, 2019|Categories: Opportunities|Tags: |

Snow 2019 – Iceland

An International Symposium on Mitigation Measures against Snow Avalanches and Other Rapid Gravity Mass Flows will be held in Siglufjörður, north Iceland, from April 3rd to April 5th, 2019, by the Association of Chartered Engineers in Iceland (VFI). More info: http://snow2019.is

By |2019-02-07T09:14:57-07:00February 7th, 2019|Categories: Opportunities|Tags: |

Past plant diversity, climate change and mountain conservation

March 11-15,  2019 - University of Cuenca, ECUADOR This international conference aims to evaluate the impact of climate change on mountain species including analyses of montane systems globally and at scales ranging from communities to the gene. The conference will be held at the University of Cuenca, in the city of Cuenca –a World Cultural [...]

By |2019-02-07T09:11:57-07:00February 7th, 2019|Categories: Opportunities|Tags: |

Geoscience & Society Summit

18 - 21 March, 2019 - Stockholm, Sweden The Summit aims to create a highly interactive forum for effective cooperation between scientists and users of scientific information to tackle global and local challenges around sustainability of natural resources and systems, global health, and resilience. World-renowned professor of economics and leader in sustainable development, Jeffrey Sachs, director [...]

By |2018-12-17T08:38:00-07:00December 17th, 2018|Categories: Opportunities|Tags: |

23rd Alpine Glaciology Meeting

28 February - 01 March 2019, Universität Innsbruck, Austria The 2019 Alpine Glaciology Meeting (AGM) will be hosted in Innsbruck, Austria. The meeting serves as informal exchange platform for researchers working on snow, glaciers, permafrost and glacial geomorphology in all regions of the world. Oral and poster presentations are welcome, and young researchers are especially [...]

By |2018-12-17T08:34:05-07:00December 17th, 2018|Categories: Opportunities|Tags: |