Call for Sea Ice Outlook Contributions - 2017 July Report

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Call for Sea Ice Outlook Contributions - 2017 July Report

Betsy Turner-Bogren
The Sea Ice Prediction Network (SIPN) announces the call for
contributions for the 2017 Sea Ice Outlook July report (based on May and
June data).

Submission deadline: 6:00 p.m. (AKDT) on Thursday, 13 July 2017.

Note that there is a new submission process this year, which is
summarized below; guidelines for contributors can be found at:
https://www.arcus.org/sipn/sea-ice-outlook/2017/july/call.

The Sea Ice Outlook provides an open process for those interested in
Arctic sea ice to share ideas. The monthly reports contain a variety of
perspectives—from advanced numerical models to qualitative perspectives
from citizen scientists. A post-season report will provide an in-depth
analysis of factors driving sea ice this summer as well as explore the
scientific methods for predicting seasonal conditions.

Pan-Arctic and Alaska Regional Sea Ice Extent Outlooks and any
additional figures and gridded fields will be accepted for the 2017 July
Outlook. We particularly encourage submissions for the Alaska region
(i.e., Bering, Chukchi, and Beaufort seas). Submissions that include
spatial forecast maps are encouraged. We are also accepting
pan-Antarctic sea ice extent of the September monthly mean.

We encourage all past contributors to submit Outlooks this year and we
also hope to see new participants!

NEW SUBMISSION PROCESS:
An on-line form has been designed for submitting contributions to
the 2017 SIO, in order to make the submission process as efficient as
possible. If you submitted an Outlook in June, you can use the link that
was emailed to you from "Google Forms" to edit your previous entries.

Required and core information will be collected on a Google-based form:
https://goo.gl/forms/kKSpPgjyD9B4I1IC3.

Submissions of more detailed Outlooks reports, including discussions of
uncertainties, probabilities, relevant figures, references, and
submissions of gridded data or full spatial fields will be accepted via
Dropbox:https://www.dropbox.com/request/FogfdEenGGNxbd9t7WMN.

Note: If either the Google form or Dropbox are not workable options,
files may be sent via email to: [hidden email].

For more information about the SIO, please see:
http://www.arcus.org/sipn/sea-ice-outlook.

Or, contact Betsy Turner-Bogren at ARCUS ([hidden email]).

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TENTATIVE SCHEDULE FOR SEA ICE OUTLOOK 2017 MONTHLY REPORTS
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JUNE REPORT: (Based on May data)
- 26 May 2017 (Friday): Call for Contributions for June Report
- 12 June 2017 (Monday): Contributions Due for June Report
- 30 June 2017 (Friday): June Report Released

JULY REPORT: (Based on May and June data)
- 7 July 2017 (Friday): Call for Contributions for July Report
- 13 July 2017 (Thursday): Contributions Due for July Report
- 24 July 2017 (Monday): July Report Released

AUGUST REPORT: (Based on May, June, and July data)
- 28 July 2017 (Friday): Call for Contributions for August Report
- 11 August (Friday) 2017: Contributions Due for August Report
- 21 August (Monday) 2017: August Report Released

POST-SEASON REPORT
- Developed during September-November 2017
Note: A call for nominations for a post-season SIO Action Team will be
circulated in early September via the SIPN mailing list:
http://www.arcus.org/sipn/mailing-list

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Betsy Turner-Bogren
Project Manager
Arctic Research Consortium of the U.S. (ARCUS)
3535 College Road Suite 101
Fairbanks, AK 99709-3710
Phone: 907/474-1600
[hidden email]

Follow ARCUS on twitter: @ArcticResearch


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