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.
Ian and Christel both attended the pre-conference workshops and meetings of this year’s POLAR2018! Ian is the South African delegate to SCAR and also for the GeoSciences Group and he represented South African interests at various meetings and workshops, such as the ANTPAS workshop, over the two days. Christel attended as a member of APECS and also as a member of the 2nd APECS World Summit Organising Committee. Ian was also an invited speaker to the Terrestrial Breakout Group on the 2nd day of the APECS World Summit. The Open Science Conference starts tomorrow and both Ian and Christel are presenting their work. Watch this space for photos and more news!
Abstract submission for the upcoming SSAG conference has been extended to 11 May. Have a look at their website for more information.