12th Session of the CLIVAR/CliC/SCAR Southern Ocean Region Panel

Dates for YOPP-SH meeting are 28 (afternoon)-29 (morning) June 2017, and the CLIVAR/CliC/SCAR Southern Ocean Region Panel meeting will be joint with YOPP-SH on morning of 29 June then rest of 29-30 June for SORP business.

Alongside meetings: YOPP-SH meeting will be held on 28 June 2017; Antarctic Meteorological Observation, Modeling & Forecasting Workshop: 26-28 June 2017.

West Antarctic Peninsula Working Group Workshop

The Southern Ocean Observing System (SOOS) is an international initiative that aims to facilitate the collection and delivery of essential observations on variability and change of the Southern Ocean systems to all international stakeholders through the design, advocacy and implementation of costeffective observing and data delivery systems. We have been approved to develop a Working Group for the West Antarctic Peninsula (WAP). This region has an extensive international presence that currently is distributed with limited coordination.

Call for Abstracts and Registration Polar Prediction Workshop 2017 and 2nd Sea Ice Model Intercomparison Project Meeting

Organizers announce a call for registration and abstracts submissions for the Polar Prediction Workshop (PPW) 2017 and the 2nd Sea Ice Model Intercomparison (SIMIP) Project meeting. These workshops will convene 27-30 March 2017 in Bremerhaven, Germany.

These workshops are jointly organized by the Polar Climate Predictability Initiative (WCRP-PCPI), the Polar Prediction Project (WWRP-PPP), the Sea Ice Prediction Network (SIPN), and SIMIP.

Call for Abstracts 3rd APECS International Online Conference 2017

Organizers of the 3rd Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) International Online Conference 2017 announce a call for abstract submissions. This year's theme is entitled, "Outside the Box: Encouraging alternative solutions for undertaking and communicating polar research." This conference will be held online on 20 March 2017.