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46th International Arctic Workshop

The Arctic’s new normal: Shifting environmental baselines over decades to millennia and comparisons with the Antarctic


  • Apr 02-03, 2016


Boulder, Colorado

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About the 46th International Arctic Workshop


2-3 April 2016 (Saturday - Sunday)
Boulder, Colorado

Hosted by the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR), University of Colorado

The 2016 Arctic Workshop welcomes a community that includes all career stages – from student to distinguished world-class expert.


The Arctic Workshop is open to all interested in high latitude environments, including those of the past, present, and future. Talks and posters on all aspects of Arctic science, social science, and engineering are invited, including Arctic and Antarctic climate, anthropology, atmospheric chemistry, engineering and infrastructure, environmental geochemistry, paleoenvironment, sociology, archeology, geomorphology, hydrology, glaciology, soils, ecology, oceanography, Quaternary history and more.  If you are studying the Arctic, this is the conference for you.


“ARCTIC’S NEW NORMAL - shifting environmental baselines over decades to millennia and comparisons with Antarctica." Please consider contributing to the *optional* Workshop theme by tying your talk or poster to changing conditions in the Arctic. Also encouraged are documenting changes in and around Antarctica and comparing responses between the two polar regions. The program will be organized in sessions developed from the submitted abstracts.


Reception and registration: Friday evening, April 1st, from 5 PM - 7:30 PM.
Main program: Saturday and Sunday, April 2nd – 3rd.
End time: Meeting will end by 4 PM Sunday (exact time will be posted after abstract deadline)


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