Events

2013 Arctic Observing Summit

2013 Arctic Observing Summit

Victoria Gofman, BSSN Principal Investigator, is attending the 2013 Arctic Observing Summit in Vancouver, BC. The Arctic Observing Summit (AOS) is a high-level, biennial summit that aims to provide community-driven, science-based guidance for the design, implementation, coordination and sustained long-term (decades) operation of an international network of arctic observing systems.

BSSN Project Responds to Needs

BSSN Project Responds to Needs

At the Arctic Frontiers 2013 Conference in Norway in January, the Honorable Leona Aqlukkaq, Canadian Minister of Health, said in her keynote speech that our ability to bridge traditional knowledge and realities of today will determine success of the development in the Arctic. Ironically,traditional knowledge was referenced in only a few presentations including one from BSSN: “Capturing Coupling of Socio-economic and Environmental Changes…read more →

BSSN at Arctic Frontiers 2013 Conference in Norway

BSSN at Arctic Frontiers 2013 Conference in Norway

The Arctic Frontiers 2013 Conference will take place January 20-25 at the University of Tromsø in Tromsø, Norway. The theme for the 2013 conference is “Geopolitics and Marine Production in a Changing Arctic.” Victoria Gofman, BSSN principal investigator, will be presenting in the science section: Part II. Marine Harvesting in the Arctic Presentation: Friday 25 Jan, 10:50 – 13:00 “Capturing Coupling of…read more →

International Workshop in Nome

International Workshop in Nome

June 26-28, 2012 – Victoria Gofman talked about advantages of BSSN’s methods in documenting subsistence locations at in international workshop in Nome. BSSN generates holistic knowledge about the current state of the environment and the changes affecting food security and wellbeing of the Bering Sea coastal communities through a research network of local observers who participate in biannual surveys. It was…read more →

IPY 2012 in Montreal

IPY 2012 in Montreal

Victoria Gofman and Margie Coopchiak of Togiak presented BSSN at IPY 2012  in Montreal.

BSSN Presentations

IUCN Workshop, Nome June 26-28, 2012 World Fisheries Congress, Edinburgh, May 7th-11th, 2012 IPY 2012 Montreal, April 23, 2012 Mapping workshop, Kotzebue, March 8th-9th, 2012 Wakefield Symposium, Anchorage September 14th-17th, 2011