(Photo: Advances in Polar Science)Advances in Polar Science together with the Arctic Portal invites you to submit manuscripts to a special issue on "The rapid change of Arctic sea ice and its possible effects on high- and mid-latitude weather and climate" of the Journal Advances in Polar Science (APS).

APS is an international, peer-reviewed journal jointly sponsored by the Polar Research Institute of China (PRIC) and the Chinese Arctic and Antarctic Administration.

It is a quarterly journal published in March, June, September and December by Science Press of China and circulated internationally(ISSN 1674-9928, CN 31-2050/P).

Article publishing in APS is free of charge thanks to generous funding from PRIC.

For more details, please visit the websites http://mc03.manuscriptcentral.com/apsci or http://journal.polar.gov.cn/EN/volumn/current.shtml.

We would like to thank you in advance for your consideration to submit manuscripts to one of the two special issues, and we encourage you to share this announcement broadly with interested colleagues. Any queries should be addressed to