Call for Abstracts: ARCTIC SCIENCE SUMMIT WEEK (ASSW) 2013 SCIENCE SYMPOSIUM, Krakow, Poland, 17-19 April, 2013.
The Arctic Science Summit Week (ASSW) is an annual event designed to provide opportunities for international coordination in all areas of Arctic science and to combine science and management meetings. In addition to providing a forum for Arctic organizations such as the International Arctic Science Committee (IASC), the International Permafrost Association (IPA), and the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) (which is scheduled for 13-16 April, 2013), a science symposium is scheduled for 17-19 April, 2013. The theme of this science symposium is entitled ?The Arctic Hub: Regional and Global Perspectives? and consists of five disciplinary and four cross-cutting sections. These include:
* Atmosphere Processes and Global Climate Connections
* Cryospheric Changes: Drivers and Consequences
* Marine Processes and Variability
* Terrestrial Ecosystem Responses to Environmental Stressors
* Impact of Global Changes on Arctic Societies
* Arctic People and Resources: Opportunities, Challenges and Risks
* Applying Traditional Knowledge to Better Understand the Changing Arctic
* Arctic System Science for Regional and Global Sustainability
* Changing North: Predictions and Scenarios
Conveners for ASSW 2013 are currently accepting and screening abstract submissions. The deadline for submissions is January 6, and letters of acceptance or rejection will tentatively be sent by February 4. For more information on the other sessions, as well as ASSW 2013, please visit http://www.assw2013.us.edu.pl/index and see the attached Circular.
We would like to call special attention to the Changing North: Predictions and Scenarios cross-cutting section. We are currently accepting and screening abstracts for poster or oral presentations for this session. Please contact Dr. Georgia Destouni, Stockholm University (firstname.lastname@example.org ), Ms. Vera Metcalf, Kawerak Inc. ( VMetcalf@kawerak.org ) and Mr. Adam Naito, Texas A&M University (email@example.com ) to indicate your interest in submitting an abstract. Please find the session description below.