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Upcoming Events

  • Antarctica Day December 1, 2018
  • AGU Fall Meeting December 10, 2018 – December 14, 2018 December 10, 2018 – December 14, 2018 Washington, DC, United States
  • ISAES 2019 July 22, 2019 – July 26, 2019 Songdo Convensia, Songdo-dong, Incheon, South Korea 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.
  • SOUTHCOP 2019 December 4, 2019 – December 14, 2019 Queenstown, New Zealand For more on SOUTHCOP 2019 visit the website at https://southcop19.com/.
  • AGU Fall Meeting December 9, 2019 – December 13, 2019 December 9, 2019 – December 13, 2019 San Francisco, CA, United States
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SAAG 2017 Book of Abstracts Available

The book of abstracts from the last Southern African Association of Geomorphologists (SAAG) biennial conference, held 2017 from 25-28 July at the University of Swaziland, Kwaluseni, is now available. Have a look at it here.

2017 SAAG Biennial Conference

 

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Call for Sessions: SouthCOP 2019

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 megan.balks@waikato.ac.nz for further information.

ISAES 2019 Announcement

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

  1. Continental evolution of Antarctica;
  2. Antarctic solid earth structure and interactions with the cryosphere;
  3. Past and present permafrost changes in Antarctica;
  4. Glacial history of Antarctica and the Southern Ocean;
  5. Antarctic surface processes and landscape;
  6. Changes in the Southern Ocean;
  7. Climate change in the 21st century;
  8. Antarctica and the evolution of life;
  9. Remote sensing and satellite imagery; and
  10. General Antarctic earth sciences.

SESSION PROPOSALS

Please submit your session proposals by November 30, 2018.

Session proposals should follow the below format:

  1. Title of the session and corresponding theme;
  2. Name of convener/co-convener (affiliation and email);
  3. Session description (max. 200 words); and
  4. List of invited speakers and potential presenters.

CONTACTS

5th SANAP Symposium Program

Have a look the the full program of the upcoming 5th NRF/SANAP Symposium here.

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SANAP Symposium Updates

via SANAP Symposium Updates

APECS SA Workshop Registration Reminder

via APECS SA Workshop Registration Reminder

Book of Abstracts of POLAR2018 Available

The POLAR2018 Book of Abstracts is available online! But the conference is not over yet. We are on the last day now and there is one more presentation by a South African. Have a look at Ria Olivier’s talk on the Antarctic Legacy of South Africa at 09:30 today.

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POLAR2018 Book of abstracts

POLAR2018 OSC Day 1

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 LocationsChristel Hansen

# 230 – The Active Layer and Permafrost Environment of Flårjuven (Antarctica): 2008 – 2017Christel Hansen

# 231 – Geomorphology and Antarctic Ecosystems in Dronning Maud LandIan Meiklejohn 

SANAP has a new website

The South African National Antarctic Programme has a brand-spanking-new website. Administered by the Antarctic Legacy of South Africa, this is your one-stop-place for everything you need to know about SANAP, the various base, news, awesome pictures and so much more! Don’t forget to check it out!

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SCAR turns 60!

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.

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