Papers are invited for the session "Human Dimensions of the Arctic System - Expanding the Framework for Research" at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) 2007 Arctic Division Annual Meeting to be held on 24-26 September 2007 in Anchorage, Alaska.

The International Polar Year (IPY) International Sea-Ice Summer School, which is part of UArctic’s IPY Cluster for Higher Education and Outreach, was successfully completed 2-13 July 2007 at the University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS) in Longyearbyen.

“Environmental Studies in the Boreal Forest Zone,” a two-week International Polar Year (IPY) Summer Institute for graduate students/early career scientists and K-12 teachers, will take place July 16–28, 2007 in the Central Biosphere Forest Reserve in Fedorovskoe, Tver’ Region, Russia.