Successful Polar symposium 2022

On May 19th, the Dutch Polar Symposium took finally place at the Museum Museon in The Hague ( This year’s event was a full Polar Day of activities, co-organised by the NWO Netherlands Polar Programme, the association for early career polar scientists (APECS-NL) and the Dutch Arctic Circle (DAC). It has been an exciting challenge … Continue reading Successful Polar symposium 2022

We are building a page to promote YOU!

Dear members of APECS Netherlands, We are giving our website a small facelift before the online Polar Symposium 2020. You may notice all annoying adds are gone, and that you can now reach us via (Don't worry, the old address will continue to work as well). But we realized that the most important … Continue reading We are building a page to promote YOU!

Online Dutch Polar Symposium 2020

Dear polar researchers, Winter is approaching, which means that it is time for a new Poolsymposium! This year, the annual Dutch Polar Symposium ("Poolsymposium") that NWO organizes in collaboration with APECS, will take place online. The programme will consist of a 1-hr webinar hosted by polar meteorologist and weatherman Peter Kuipers Munneke, accompanied by an … Continue reading Online Dutch Polar Symposium 2020

Call for input of early career researchers for the (online) Dutch Polar Symposium 2020

Dear APECS members in the NetherlandsThe annual Dutch Polar Symposium will take place online on December 1st. A live event is out of the question due to the COVID-19 measures which are in place, but the Netherlands Polar Programme of NWO, in close collaboration with APECS NL, is compiling a shorter, online programme with talks, pre-selected … Continue reading Call for input of early career researchers for the (online) Dutch Polar Symposium 2020

Online Poster Gallery for the 12th Annual Pole Symposium

Welcome to the APECS NL online gallery for the 12th annual Pole Symposium of the Netherlands Polar Programme. This gallery features the work of Early Career Scientists in Polar Science, as presented during the Pole Symposium on November 21st at NWO in the Hague. Participating posters: Rúna Magnússon Sjoerd Barten Elena Guk Lorenz Meire Goncalo … Continue reading Online Poster Gallery for the 12th Annual Pole Symposium

Summer School “Sustainable Future for the Arctic”

... an integrated perspective on Arctic amplification by global warming The Rijksuniversiteit Groningen organizes a summer school from February 3rd to 7th for PhD's, postdocs and everyone who wants to know more about the Arctic, coordinated by Dr. Maarten Loonen and Dr. Annette Scheepstra. Find out more on the website of the RUG: "Global warming … Continue reading Summer School “Sustainable Future for the Arctic”

INTERACT Fieldwork Planning Handbook

A wonderful  product from APECS, UNIS and INTERACT: The INTERACT Fieldwork Planning Handbook! Many of you will be travelling to wild and remote places this summer for the Arctic fieldwork season. Written for and by scientists, this guidebook covers many aspects of Arctic fieldwork, ranging from logistics and safety to maximizing the output and collaboration … Continue reading INTERACT Fieldwork Planning Handbook