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August 12th, 2016

Submit papers for AAAR journal’s special issue about West Greenland environments

AAAR Call for Papers advertisement (PDF)

Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research (AAAR) has announced a Call for Papers for a special issue to be published in 2017.

Special Issue
“Environmental Change and Impacts in the Kangerlussuaq Area, West Greenland”

Manuscript Submission Deadline
01 February 2017

Research Topics
Terrestrial Ecology, Fjord Ecology, Glaciology, Hydrology, Limnology, Geomorphology, Biogeochemistry, Permafrost, and Quaternary Geology.

Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research (AAAR) is a peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journal published by INSTAAR at the University of Colorado Boulder.

Guest Editors
- Jasmine Saros of the University of Maine (USA)
- John Anderson of Loughborough University (UK)
- Jon Telling of Newcastle University (UK)
- Eric Post of Penn State University (USA)
- Jacob Yde of Sogn og Fjordane University College (Norway)

Jacob Yde at
Inquiries are encouraged prior to manuscript submission. Special issue manuscript charges will apply.  

Spread the word
If you have colleagues working in West Greenland, please let them know about this special issue. Consider posting an announcement to places like Twitter, Facebook, and pertinent email list servers. Feel free to link to this page; its URL is  And feel free to print and post the AAAR Call for Papers advertisement (PDF) .   Thanks.

TERRESTRIAL ECOLOGY: Approximately 4000 musk oxen live in the Kangerlussuaq area.

FJORD ECOLOGY: The fjord Kangerlussuaq receives nutrients from river discharge.

GLACIOLOGY: Basal ice is exposed along the Greenland Ice Sheet margin in Kangerlussuaq.

HYDROLOGY: Hydrometric measurements in Watson River.

LIMNOLOGY: Kangerlussuaq is recognized for its wide diversity of lakes.

GEOMORPHOLOGY: A wide range of processes affects the geomorphology in Kangerlussuaq.

BIOGEOCHEMISTRY: Cryoconite holes on the surface of the Greenland Ice Sheet.

PERMAFROST: Permafrost is exposed by erosion along the riverbank.

QUATERNARY GEOLOGY: The climate in the Kangerlussuaq area has varied significantly throughout the Holocene.