Incredible pictures

 Amazing pictures realized by Vincent Munier   Vincent Munier, author of the photos on the website front page, reveals the Antarctic continent through his rare poetic clichés … Discover these magnificent pictures taken in Dumont D’Urville during the Wild Touch expedition in which he participated in January 2016. The website of photographer Vincent Munier

Jobs at AWIPEV station

Starting each January 1, Logistics Department of AWI is seeking to appoint a Scientist with a background within either meteorology, physics or geophysics as the scientific base leader (winterer)  and an engineer within the field of optics, electronics, physical technique, electro technique as a technical staff member and winterer at the joint German-French Arctic station… Lire la suite

Workshop on Arctic RI collaboration

SIOS is hosting the next Nordic ENVRI workshop (5-7 September) focusing on arctic research infrastructure collaboration and observations. Nordic ENVRI is a infrastructure network of Nordic Atmospheric and Earth system science including Nordic representatives of ICOS, ACTRIS, SIOS, ANaEE and other relevant national environmental research infrastructures. The Nordic ENVRI network organizes workshops on specific topics… Lire la suite

Arctic marine modelling school

The Forum for Arctic Modeling and Observational Synthesis (FAMOS) offers a school (Nov 1) and workshop (Nov 2-4) for arctic marine modellers and those who want to work with them (eg observationalists, glaciologists, meteorologists, hydrologists, biologists). Some travel support is available for graduate students and postdocs. FAMOS has an emphasis on early career people. This… Lire la suite

Job at European polar board

The European Polar Board (EPB) is an independent European Organization of Directors and Managers of the major European National Polar Programmes. The new EPB position has now been advertised:  

Press Release

CO2 hits record highs in the Southern hemisphere Last month, the atmospheric concentration of carbon dioxide (CO2) as measured at Amsterdam Island, in the southern Indian Ocean, for the first time exceeded the symbolic value of 400 ppm1, or 0.04%. The CO2 concentrations recorded at the Amsterdam Island research station are the lowest in the… Lire la suite

COMNAP Annual General Meeting

The AGM XXVIII : 16–18 August 2016 REGISTRATION NOW OPEN for COMNAP MEMBERS. AGM information can be found at: The COMNAP AGM XXVIII (2016) will be hosted by the National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research (NCAOR), Goa, India. The AGM is for COMNAP Members, invited Observer organisations and invited Expert organisations only. The… Lire la suite

In the land of polar bears

Christelle Guesnon, next observatory engineer to the Arctic station AWIPEV at Ny Alesund in Svalbard, show us these beautiful pictures!