Shaping the Future of AMAP - an APECS early career researcher workshop
APECS (the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists) is happy to announce Shaping the Future of AMAP early career researcher (ECR) workshop presented by APECS
in association with AMAP this spring.This one day workshop will be held before “The Arctic as a Messenger for
Global Processes - Climate Change and Pollution” in Copenhagen, 3-6 May 2011,
hosted by AMAP, the University of Copenhagen and Aarhus University.
AMAP is an international organization established in 1991 to
implement components of the Arctic Environmental Protection Strategy (AEPS).
Now a programme group of the Arctic Council, AMAP's current objective is
"providing reliable and sufficient information on the status of, and
threats to, the Arctic environment, and providing scientific advice on actions
to be taken in order to support Arctic governments". If you are
interested in Arctic environments this workshop will help you learn about how science
and policy work together in this area.
The workshop will take place at the University of Copenhagen
on May 3rd and will introduce early career researchers to
AMAP as an
organization that communicates science to policy makers and others. ECR
and AMAP mentors will discuss the different fields of science AMAP is
interested in, and ECR will work together for formulate a message of
their concerns for future directions of study in AMAP.All workshop participants are encouraged to
take part in the workshop and in the larger meeting from May 4th to
Limited travel funds will be available for early career researchers on a
competitive basis, with priority for those who have submitted an abstract to the
meeting (please submit to [hidden email]).
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