46th Annual International Arctic Workshop

02.04 - 03.04.2016  
Boulder, USA
Contact person:
Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research, University of Colorado, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The 46th Annual International Arctic Workshop, hosted by the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR, University of Colorado) will be held 2-3 April 2016 (Saturday-Sunday) in Boulder, Colorado, USA.


The Arctic Workshop is open to all interested in high latitude environments, including those of the past, present, and future. Talks and posters on all aspects of Arctic science, social science, and engineering are invited, including Arctic and Antarctic climate, anthropology, atmospheric chemistry, engineering and infrastructure, environmental geochemistry, paleoenvironment, sociology, archeology, geomorphology, hydrology, glaciology, soils, ecology, oceanography, Quaternary history and more. If you are studying the Arctic, this is the conference for you.


"The Arctic’s New Normal: Shifting environmental baselines over decades to millennia and comparisons with Antarctica."

Please consider contributing to the optional workshop theme by tying your talk or poster to changing conditions in the Arctic. Also encouraged are documenting changes in the land around Antarctica and comparing responses between the two Polar Regions. The program will be organized in sessions developed from the submitted abstracts.


Reception and registration: Friday evening, April 1 from 5-8pm.
Main Program: Saturday and Sunday April 2-3, meeting will end by 4pm (the exact time will be posted after abstract deadline).


$25 Students presenting talk or poster
$50 Arctic Indigenous resident
$100 Students not presenting
$150 Professionals
$200 Late registrant

All registrations include lunch Saturday and Sunday as well as snacks and drinks during the breaks.


1 March 2016: Deadline for hotel special rate
18 March 2016: Deadline for registration and abstracts


Organizers have arranged a block of rooms at the Best Western Plus Boulder Inn.

Further information

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