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IPY Report: September 2008

IPY Report: September 2008 September 2008: The September issue of the International Polar Year (IPY) report has been released.

The issue includes sections on the

celebration of the polar day on 24 September 2008, which will focus on people,

and upcoming conferences, namely: the Global Cryosphere Watch (3-5 December

2008, at World Meteorological Organization headquarters in Geneva,

Switzerland); Arctic Change 2008 (9-12 December 2008, in Quebec City, Canada);

and the AGU Conference (15-19 December 2008, in San Francisco, US).

The Report

also features sections on, inter alia: an EU funding opportunity for polar

research, with the PolarCLIMATE call for proposals by the European Polar

Consortium, in association with the European Polar Board of the European

Science Foundation; information on the Arctic Sea Ice; and the International

Polar Year Photo Exhibit. [The Report]