Call for input of early career researchers for the (online) Dutch Polar Symposium 2020

Dear APECS members in the NetherlandsThe annual Dutch Polar Symposium will take place online on December 1st. A live event is out of the question due to the COVID-19 measures which are in place, but the Netherlands Polar Programme of NWO, in close collaboration with APECS NL, is compiling a shorter, online programme with talks, pre-selected … Continue reading Call for input of early career researchers for the (online) Dutch Polar Symposium 2020

Online Poster Gallery for the 12th Annual Pole Symposium

Welcome to the APECS NL online gallery for the 12th annual Pole Symposium of the Netherlands Polar Programme. This gallery features the work of Early Career Scientists in Polar Science, as presented during the Pole Symposium on November 21st at NWO in the Hague. Participating posters: Rúna Magnússon Sjoerd Barten Elena Guk Lorenz Meire Goncalo … Continue reading Online Poster Gallery for the 12th Annual Pole Symposium

Summer School “Sustainable Future for the Arctic”

... an integrated perspective on Arctic amplification by global warming The Rijksuniversiteit Groningen organizes a summer school from February 3rd to 7th for PhD's, postdocs and everyone who wants to know more about the Arctic, coordinated by Dr. Maarten Loonen and Dr. Annette Scheepstra. Find out more on the website of the RUG: "Global warming … Continue reading Summer School “Sustainable Future for the Arctic”

Save the Date – 12th Annual Pole Symposium

Thursday 21st November | 09.00 to 18.00 NWO Headquarters | Laan van Nieuw Oost-Indië 300 | The Hague You are warmly invited to join the 12th annual Pole Symposium. NWO Polar Programme and APECS Netherlands are once again able to present a day full of state-of-the-art polar science,relevant results and networking opportunities. This year’s symposium … Continue reading Save the Date – 12th Annual Pole Symposium

INTERACT Fieldwork Planning Handbook

A wonderful  product from APECS, UNIS and INTERACT: The INTERACT Fieldwork Planning Handbook! Many of you will be travelling to wild and remote places this summer for the Arctic fieldwork season. Written for and by scientists, this guidebook covers many aspects of Arctic fieldwork, ranging from logistics and safety to maximizing the output and collaboration … Continue reading INTERACT Fieldwork Planning Handbook

WILDERNESS FIRST AID COURSE

Graduate school WIMEK of Wageningen University is looking for participants in a Wilderness First Aid course, highly relevant for ERCs working in remote areas.    Topics: Dealing with emergency situations Hypo- and hyperthermia Workshops on patient assessment Drowning and lightening Broken bones and fractures, treatment of wounds Medical emergencies Workshops on splinting and stabilizing Workshop … Continue reading WILDERNESS FIRST AID COURSE

APECS BeNeLux Solargraphy project on the APECS news

Our recent collaboration with APECS Belgium, APECS Luxembourg and artist Udo Prinsen is featured on the APECS news page! Go have a look to see how the project is unfolding. In the meantime, the pinhole cameras are hanging all over the globe, collecting the sun's rays to reveal our images around the summer solstice. Stay tuned … Continue reading APECS BeNeLux Solargraphy project on the APECS news

APECS Benelux teams up for Antarctica Day!

The APECS entities of the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg have, after some skype sessions last fall, decided to team up to organize an international outreach project within the context of Antarctica Day for elementary school children. Antarctica Day is a tradition within APECS and usually revolves around outreach projects teaching young children about Antarctica (or, … Continue reading APECS Benelux teams up for Antarctica Day!