1. Session Chair: Gabriela Roldan (University of Cantebury, New Zealand)
    Technical Support: Heike Midleja (APECS / Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research, Germany)

    OCEANOGRAPHY / SEA ICE
    07:30 - 07:35 GMT: Conference Open
    07:35 - 07:50 GMT: Characteristic Patterns of Variability of the Ross Ice Shelf
    07:50 - 08:05 GMT: Sinking Particles and the Episodic Dumping of Ice Rafted Organic Matter on the Amundsen Shelf, Antarctic

    BIOLOGICAL - MARINE / FRESHWATER / TERRESTRIAL
    08:05 - 08:20 GMT: On-board Citizen Science! How Tourist Can Aid Marine Biodiversity Monitoring in Svalbard?

    CULTURAL / HISTORICAL
    08:20 - 08:35 GMT: Staff Wanted: Representations of Antarctica in Recruitment Advertising

    POLICY / EDUCATION / COMMUNICATION
    08:35 - 08:50 GMT: Using Media to Raise your Academic and Research Profile

    BIOLOGICAL - MARINE / FRESHWATER / TERRESTRIAL
    08:50 - 09:05 GMT: Making Assumptions Explicit: using SOKI to Improve the Development and Communication of Ecosystem Models for the Southern Ocean
    09:05 - 09:20 GMT: Beyond Black Box Ecosystem Models: Understanding the Regional Impacts of Change in Antarctica through Model Comparisons

    KEYNOTE SPEAKER
    09:20 - 09:50 GMT: Guest presentation: Outside the box - be brave!
    Jane Francis, Director of the British Antarctic Survey, United Kingdom

    Abstract: A lot of the best experiences and opportunities in life are the result of stepping outside of your comfort zone. I will highlight a few key decisions in my life that led to new adventures and share some thoughts about making your career exciting.

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  2. Session Chair: Vikram Goel (Norwegian Polar Institute, Norway)
    Technical Support: Henrik Christiansen (KU Leuven, Belgium)

    OCEANOGRAPHY / SEA-ICE
    10:45 - 11:00 GMT: The Benefits of Interdisciplinary Studies: a Biogeochemist’s Perspective

    POLICY / EDUCATION / COMMUNICATION
    11:00 - 11:15 GMT: ViRAL: Virtual Reality Antarctica Laboratory
    11:15 - 11:30 GMT: Quantarctica: A Free, All-in-One Mapping Package for Antarctic Research and Education
    11:30 - 11:45 GMT: Using the Antarctic Legacy of South Africa (ALSA) Project as a tool for Outreach in the form of Science Communication
    11:45 - 12:00 GMT: An Online Database of Polar Knowledge

    OCEANOGRAPHY / SEA ICE
    12:00 - 12:15 GMT: Alternative Financing for Polar Research

    # vimeo.com/209838159 Uploaded 59 Plays 0 Comments
  3. Session Chair: Lorna Thurston (Northern Arizona University, United States)
    Technical Support: José Queirós (University of Coimbra, Portugal)

    BIOLOGICAL - MARINE / FRESHWATER / TERRESTRIAL
    14:00 - 14:15 GMT: Marine Psychrophilic and Psychrotolerant Actinobacteria of the Waters of the Southern Ocean, their Diversity and Cryoprotective Potential
    14:15 - 14:30 GMT: Phytoplankton Studies in West Spitsbergen Fjords Across the Time
    14:30 - 14:45 GMT: Arctic Insights from the Unglamorous Science of Desktop Ecology

    ATMOSPHERICS / CLIMATOLOGY
    14:45 - 15:00 GMT: Outside of Now: Informing Arctic Climate Predictions with Fossil Floras
    15:00 - 15:15 GMT: Communicating the Year of Polar Prediction

    CULTURAL / HISTORICAL
    15:15 - 15:30 GMT: Melting in the Spotlight: Securing Antarctica's Place in Popular Media
    15:30 - 15:45 GMT: The Importance to the Health and Safety of Brazilian Expeditionaries with the Air Cargo Launch Operations to the Brazilian Antarctic Station in the Winter

    # vimeo.com/209838510 Uploaded 48 Plays 0 Comments
  4. Session Chair: Gerlis Fugmann (APECS / Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research)
    Technical Support: Adrian Dahood (George Mason University, United States)

    GEOLOGICAL / ENVIRONMENTAL / TERRESTRIAL CRYOSPHERIC ENVIRONMENTS
    16:45 - 17:00 GMT: Why is it Hard to Communicate the Future of the Antarctic Ice Sheet?
    17:00 - 17:15 GMT: Communicating Polar Research in South Africa
    17:15 - 17:30 GMT: A 10,000-year Record of Atmospheric Mercury Deposition in Northern Yukon, Canada
    17:30 - 17:45 GMT: Data Repositories and DOIs: Your New BFFs?
    17:45 - 18:00 GMT: Modeling Suspended Sediment at Lake Peters, Brooks Range, Alaska using a Dual-Method Approach

    POLICY / EDUCATION / COMMUNICATION
    18:00 - 18:15 GMT: Climate Change High School Semester Course
    18:15 - 18:30 GMT: “Let me tell you a story”: Communicating Indigenous Knowledge Research in a Digital World

    KEYNOTE SPEAKER
    18:30 - 19:00 GMT: Guest Presentation: John Walsh, Chief Scientist and President's Professor of Global Change, International Arctic Research Center, University of Alaska Fairbanks, United States

    # vimeo.com/209877111 Uploaded 59 Plays 0 Comments
  5. Session Chair: Hanne Nielsen (University of Tasmania, Australia)
    Technical Support: Gabriela Roldan (University of Canterbury, New Zealand)

    POLICY / EDUCATION / COMMUNICATION
    19:45 - 20:00 GMT: Old Data, New Context: Making Arctic Archival Data Relevant
    20:00 - 20:15 GMT: From A-B-C to A-R-T-I-C: Starting Polar Region Awareness in Early Age

    CULTURAL / HISTORICAL
    20:15 - 20:30 GMT: Building University Capacity to Visualize Solutions to Complex Problems in the Arctic

    OCEANOGRAPHY / SEA ICE
    20:30 - 20:45 GMT: Internal Tidal Waves Under the Landfast Sea Ice in the Southeast Hudson Bay
    20:45 - 21:00 GMT: Low Basal Melt Rates at the Grounding Zone of an Antarctic Ice Shelf

    CULTURAL / HISTORICAL
    21:00 - 21:15 GMT: Gendering Processes of Inupiaq Youth: An Ethnohistorical Approach
    21:15 - 21:30 GMT: Antarctica, Advertising, and the Changing Face of the Hero

    # vimeo.com/209857944 Uploaded 97 Plays 0 Comments

APECS Online Conference

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The APECS Online Conference 2017, entitled “Outside the Box” took place on 20 March 2017 (07:30-23:30GMT).
Thanks to Jane Francis (Session 1) & John Walsh (Session 4) for their keynotes.
Programme & abstracts can be found here: apecs.is/events/past-event-highlights/event-highlights-2017/apecs-online-conference-2017.html


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The APECS Online Conference 2017, entitled “Outside the Box” took place on 20 March 2017 (07:30-23:30GMT).
Thanks to Jane Francis (Session 1) & John Walsh (Session 4) for their keynotes.
Programme & abstracts can be found here: apecs.is/events/past-event-highlights/event-highlights-2017/apecs-online-conference-2017.html

“Polar Science: Through New Eyes,” 18 May 2016 (08:50-21:20 GMT) - details here: apecs.is/events/upcoming-event-highlights/online-conference-2016.html

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