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!

A photographer at Ny Alesund

Paolo Verzone, sent at the AWIPEV station in Ny Alesund for a photo essay, reveals in our website slidder, these first achievements …

COMNAP Symposium 2016

Our COMNAP Symposium 2016, “Wintering-over Challenges”, will be held in Goa, India, hosted by our colleagues at NCAOR. Call for submission of abstracts for consideration for oral and poster presentations is NOW OPEN. Please see attached abstract submission forms or see: for further information and for submission forms in docx format. DEADLINE for abstract submission… Lire la suite

Cooperation between ESA and EPB

On February 3rd the Chair of the European Polar Board (EPB), Maaike Vancauwenberghe, and the Director-General of ESA, Jan-Dietrich Woerner, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) at ESA’s HQ in Paris. ESA DG signs MoU with EPB ©ESA–Nadia Imbert-Vier, 2016 The MoU provides a framework for a wider cooperation between ESA and the EPB, and… Lire la suite