The '2nd IPY workshop on Sustaining Arctic Observation Networks' was held in Edmonton, Alberta, 9-11 April 2008.

This second workshop addressed the question:  
‘How will Arctic observing and data and information management activities be coordinated and sustained over the long-term?’  The following sessions toke place over 3 days:

  • Earth Observation Platforms
  • Community-based Observations
  • Coordination of International Arctic Observing Networks and of National Funding (governments & agencies)
  • Operational Observing (met agencies, public health agencies, etc)
  • New and Emerging Technologies (unmanned vehicles, sensors, etc)
  • Integration Across Networks  - Observations and Modeling - Data Management

Material presented at the workshop can be found under the main menu link 'Background' -> 'SAON Initiating Group' -> ‘Edmonton workshop’.

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