PEEX Arctic-Boreal Hub Newsletter Issue #19 - December 2021 View newsletter online

PEEX Arctic-Boreal Hub Newsletter

In this issue:
Upcoming conferences
PEEX Special Issue publications
UArctic news
Future-Earth news
Atmosphere Climate Competence Center (ACCC) Impact Week 7-10.Dec.2021
PEEX, as an Impact Week co-organizer, thanks all participated in the events. Read the daily highlights.
Professor Bert Holtslag – the 1st Sergej Zilitinkevich memorial award winner
The Sergej Zilitinkevich memorial award is an international award that will be delivered annually to a creative scientist who has made breakthroughs in atmospheric sciences or oceanography. The first winner was nominated at the Award Ceremony on 7 December 2021 as a part of ACCC Impact Week. Read more.
EGU-2022: PEEX Special Session on Observation, Modelling and Assessment in the Arctic-Boreal Domain
The session is aimed at resolving major uncertainties in Earth system science and global sustainability issues concerning the Arctic, Northern Eurasia and China regions. Deadline for abstract submission is 12 January 2022.
See more details on topics of the PEEX session 
ATMO-ACCESS 1st call for access is now open!
ATMO-ACCESS will offer opportunities for free-of-charge Trans-National Access (TNA) to specific services at 43 operational European atmospheric research facilities in Europe. Read more.
“Observation, Modelling and Assessment in the Arctic-Boreal Domain” – Special Session at the “Air Quality – Science and Application“ international conference
The session is organised by the PEEX Programme in cooperation with the Russian Federation Government Megagrant “Megapolis – heat and pollution island: interdisciplinary hydroclimatic, geochemical and ecological analysis”, Academy of Finland “Atmosphere and Climate Competence Center” and Horizon-2020 “Research Infrastructures Services Reinforcing Air Quality Monitoring Capacities in European Urban & Industrial AreaS” projects. Read more
2022 International Association of Hydrological Sciences Scientific Assembly session
PEEX is coorganizer of session on "Snow-melt driven erosion and sediment pathways in Polar regions" at the IAHS Scientific Assembly on 29 May - 3 June 2022 in Montpellier, France. Read more.
New EU Arctic policy released: A stronger EU engagement for a peaceful, sustainable and prosperous Arctic
The Arctic States should take responsibility for tackling challenges and opportunities within their territories considering intensifying interest in Arctic resources and transportation routes which are rapidly transforming the Arctic region. See more details in official document.
CRiceS kick-off-meeting – at Start of  Four Year “Science Journey” into the Polar Regions
The kick-off-meeting of the Horizon-2020 project “Climate Relevant interactions and feedbacks: the key role of sea ice and Snow in the polar and global climate system” (CRiceS; 2021-2025) took place online during 12-14 October 2021 with about 80 participants from 14 countries. Read more.
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Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in snowpack of subarctic and arctic regions as indicators of anthropogenic impacts
Ecological assessment of the anthropogenic impact on environment in subarctic and arctic regions remains the most important aim of the scientific research. Analysis of the content and composition of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in the solid fraction of the snowpack was carried out in a number of expeditions at the north of Western Siberia. Read more.
New Horizon-2020 RI-URBANS this Autumn
This project as a Research and Innovation Action is coordinated by Prof. Xavier Querol (Spanish National Research Council Spain, CSIC) and Prof. Tuukka Petäjä (University of Helsinki, UHEL, Finland). Read more about project. The kick-off-meeting took place online on 5-6 October 2021 with more than 90 participants from 28 Partners from Spain, Finland, France Italy, The Netherlands, UK, Greece, Switzerland, Belgium, Germany, Norway, Romania, Poland, and Russia. Read more.
Towards enhanced high-resolution urban integrated system (UIS) modelling: A model chain for the Arctic urban environment
Urban climate and air quality affects a large fraction of global population. It is however notoriously difficult to work with climate anomalies at such fine scales.  Read more.
Initiating PEEX Research and Education Collaboration with the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology
The PEEX research collaboration – Institute for Atmospheric and Earth System Research, University of Helsinki and the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Center for Environmental Monitoring (CEM) – online meeting/ seminar took place on 10 November 2021. Read more.
Global and regional modelling for the Arctic and Arctic seas – contribution of the Russian Sister Project to the Horizon-2020 CRiceS
The Russian Institute of Computational Mathematics and Mathematical Geophysics, as the Partner of the Horizon-2020 CRiceS project obtained financial support from the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation. The Russian national project became the Sister project to the CRiceS. Read more.
EGU-2022, Vienna, Austria, 3-8 April 2022
The last two General Assemblies, Sharing Geoscience Online in 2020 and vEGU21: Gather Online, were organized as virtual meetings due to the Covid-related restrictions. In 2022, the EGU aims to provide an on-site experience again for those attending in-person, while at the same time introducing new concepts to include virtual attendees as much as possible. Read more.
13th International Conference on Air Quality – Science and Application on 27 June – 1 July 2022 in Thessaloniki, Greece 
The Organizing Committee welcomes to submit abstracts to the conference before 17 January 2022. Read more.
PEEX Special Issue - Vol. 2 in ACP Journal

Full list of PEEX Special Issue publications.
We are accepting submissions! Read more.
Vadim Mamkin et al.: Overview: Interannual variability of the ecosystem CO2 fluxes at paludified spruce forest and ombrotrophic bog in southern taiga Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., [preprint],, in review, 2021
ClimEd Training on Developing Learning Courses in Climate Services
The Erasmus+ ClimEd project is arranging the 4th training (onsite, 7-11 February 2021, Vila-Seca, Tarragona, Spain) on Developing Learning Courses  in Climate Services considering needs of different users.
Registration deadline – 1 January 2022. Read more.
Online Young Scientist School MEGAPOLIS-2021
On 15th November 2021, the online Young Scientist School (YSS) on “Multi–Scales and –Processes Integrated Modelling, Observations and Assessment for Environmental Applications” in the Memory of Sergej Zilitinkevich has been opened with a series of lectures. Read more.
Online Training on “Digital Tools and Datasets for Climate Change Education”
The training, as a part of the Erasmus+ ClimEd project, was hold on 26 October 2021 and hosted by the University of Helsinki (UHEL) and the Odessa State Environmental University (OSENU). Read more.
14th WMO Symposium on Education and Training
WMO Education and Training Office organizes the Symposium once every four years. This year, the theme of SYMET will be “Education and Training in a Period of Rapid Change”. Academician Markku Kulmala, Director of INAR, University of Helsinki, had a Keynote talk  “A Look at the Future of International Meteorological and Hydrological”. Read more.
See our PEEX Education/Training courses list
The UArctic Photo Competition: Arctic Polarities 2022
The UArctic Photo Competition is an annual event organized by the University of Arctic (UArctic) in collaboration with the Arctic Sustainable Art and Design Thematic Network (ASAD). The theme of the competition in 2022 is Arctic Polarities.
Deadline for submissions is January 31, 2022. Read more.
UArctic Congress 2022 Call for Abstracts Opens in January
Over 70 session proposals were submitted to the UArctic Congress 2022 at Lomonosov Moscow State University, Oct 4-7, 2022. The Congress Program Committee is busy working on evaluating all the submissions. Read more.
UArctic summer school on Plastic in the marine Arctic – from sources to solutions
The aim of this summer school is to enable students to conscientiously and effectively contribute to an improved understanding of the problem of plastic pollution, while obtaining first-hand experience of methods for the study and assessment of sources to and the extent of plastic pollution in the environment.  Read more.

  Future Earth

Future Earth at COP26: Elevating Climate Science in Political Negotiations 
The COP 26 UN Climate Change Conference, hosted by the UK in partnership with Italy, took place on 31 October - 12 November 2021 in the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) in Glasgow, UK. As an official observer of the negotiations, Future Earth had a significant virtual and on site presence at the conference. Read more.
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