SouthCOP – The first Southern Hemisphere Regional Conference on Permafrost will be held from 4-14 December 2019 in Queenstown, New Zealand. The conference will include optional 3 day field trips both before and after the main meeting that will explore a range of landscapes, geological and glacial features within the Southern Alps.
This is the final call for suggestions for session topics. If you have a suggestion for a conference session and/or would like to convene such a session please register your interest before Nov 1 at www.southcop19.com or email email@example.com for further information.
The 13th International Symposium on Antarctic Earth Science (ISAES 2019) will be held during July 22-26, 2019, at the Songdo Convensia in Incheon, Republic of Korea. The symposium aims to bring together Antarctic earth scientists from different areas in order to gather and highlight their outstanding expertise and ideas.
MAJOR THEMES OF THE SYMPOSIUM
- Continental evolution of Antarctica;
- Antarctic solid earth structure and interactions with the cryosphere;
- Past and present permafrost changes in Antarctica;
- Glacial history of Antarctica and the Southern Ocean;
- Antarctic surface processes and landscape;
- Changes in the Southern Ocean;
- Climate change in the 21st century;
- Antarctica and the evolution of life;
- Remote sensing and satellite imagery; and
- General Antarctic earth sciences.
Please submit your session proposals by November 30, 2018.
Session proposals should follow the below format:
- Title of the session and corresponding theme;
- Name of convener/co-convener (affiliation and email);
- Session description (max. 200 words); and
- List of invited speakers and potential presenters.
Have a look the the full program of the upcoming 5th NRF/SANAP Symposium here.
The Open Science Conference at POLAR2018 has started! Ian and Christel both have poster presentations today. For more on the presentations follow the links below.
# 229 – A Comparison of the Frost Environment of Three Disparate Climatic Locations; Christel Hansen
# 230 – The Active Layer and Permafrost Environment of Flårjuven (Antarctica): 2008 – 2017; Christel Hansen
# 231 – Geomorphology and Antarctic Ecosystems in Dronning Maud Land; Ian Meiklejohn
This year the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR), turns 60 and to celebrate this birthday, SCAR held an event at the POLAR2018 conference today (18 June). Have a look at the book published to celebrate SCAR’s 50th birthday called ‘Science in the Snow‘. The review of the book is available on the SCAR website.