High Mountain Summit

21-31 October 2019. Geneva, Switzerland.   WMO.  https://highmountainsummit.wmo.int/en Mountain regions cover about a quarter of the Earth’s land surface and are home to a quarter of the world’s population. They are important sources of freshwater and centres of biological and cultural diversity. Rising global temperatures are causing unprecedented changes and are accompanied by an increased risk [...]

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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 [...]

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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

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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ICMSS 2019 : 21st International Conference on Mountain Science and Sustainability

Zurich, Switzerland - January 14-15, 2019 21st International Conference on Mountain Science and Sustainability aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Mountain Science and Sustainability. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to [...]

By |2018-11-07T14:11:31-07:00November 7th, 2018|Categories: Opportunities|Tags: |

WMO High Mountain Summit

Geneva, Switzerland, 25-27 February 2019 More info: https://highmountainsummit.wmo.int/en SUMMIT OVERVIEW There is increasing recognition of the fundamental role played by the mountain cryosphere (glaciers, snow, permafrost) and critical ecosystems at high altitudes (such as páramo systems in the tropics) in providing and regulating freshwater resources, while also contributing to hazards in mountain environments. Natural hazards have cascading [...]

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