International Science Conference

źMarine research in polar areas of the Earth in IPY 2007/08╗

on April 21-23 2010 y.
Second Information letter
Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute of Roshydromet (AARI), St.-Petersburg, Russia

[application form] [application form for young scientists]

International Science Conference źMarine research in polar areas of the Earth in IPY 2007/08╗ will be held at the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute of Roshydromet (AARI), St.-Petersburg, Russia on April 21-23.
In 2007-08 tens marine complex expeditions in high latitudes of the Arctic and Antarktika were organized in the framework of IPY activities. New unique data were collected to estimate state of waters and ice in the polar Earth areas in new climatic conditions and obtain information about processes, which form these conditions.

Main goal of the Conference: to resume the preliminary results of research of the Arctic and South oceans during IPY 2007/08, estimate environment changes of the polar Earth areas and their possible effects.

Participating in the international science conference the scientists from different countries may exchange by new information and ideas concerning marine polar research.

Conference organization structure:
Plenary and sectional sessions will be organized according to main topical directions:

  • polar oceanology;
  • sea ice;
  • ocean/atmosphere interaction;
  • polar oceans and climate, impact of climatic changes on marine activities;
  • marine ecosystems, marine environment contamination.

Application for participation in the conference should be submitted to Organizing committee not later than February, 2010. Application form is enclosed.[.pdf]
Abstracts should be prepared according to requirements (see below) and submitted by March 1, 2010.

Please send the completed application form and abstracts to the conference secretariat of Organizing committee to Nina Yakovleva via e-mail: jakovleva@aari.ru or fax +7(812)352-26-88.
During the Conference a competition for the best report, which will be presented by young scientists, will be organized. [.pdf] To participate in competition one should complete the form for young scientists (see below) and send to the conference secretariat to Irina Sokratova by March 1, 2010 via e-mail: sokratova@aari.ru or fax +7(812)352-26-88.

Registration fee for participants is 1000 RUB, for students and PhD students - 250 RUB.
Registration fee is paid during the registration of the participants.

You are welcome to book the accomodation and to order a visa support at the Conference service agency site http://onlinereg.ru/maspol.

Organizing committee address: Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute of Roshydromet
38, Bering str.,
199397 St.Petersburg
Russia

Contact persons:
Nina Yakovleva: Tel.: 7 (812) 352-36-04, fax 7 (812)352-26-88, e-mail: jakovleva@aari.ru
Irina Sokratova : Tel. : 7 (812) 352-26-09, fax (812)352-26-88, e-mail: sokratova@aari.ru

Requirements for the abstracts

  1. Abstracts should be submitted in e-form using Microsoft Word 97-003 (*.doc or *.rtf format)
  2. File should be named by the name of the first author (for example: ivanov.doc.).
  3. If there are several reports with the same author the files are named for example: ivanov1.doc, ivanov2.doc etc.
  4. Abstracts should be submitted in English
  5. Title of the abstract should include name of the author (s), name of institution and e-mail.
  6. Abstracts should be less than 6000 symbols.
  7. Script: Times New Roman 12 pt, one-line interval
  8. Text should be without wraps, aligned to the left, without a paragraph indent.
  9. Abstracts may include one or two figures of good quality (resolution 300 dpi, size not less than 60 mm across and 40 mm - vertical). Figures should be included to the text and have captions. Also figures should be submitted separately by files of *.tif, jpg, cdr or wmf formats. In these figures text should be included as curves. It is not recommended to use color in script and figures. Figures may be done in Microsoft Ex˝el.
  10. Line thickness in tables and figures ľ 0,5 ´˛
  11. REFERENCES are not allowed.

Information about the Conference you may see on AARI web-site in special section http://www.aari.ru.
Organizing committee :
Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute of Roshydromet
38, Bering str.,
199397 St.Petersburg
Russia
Tel. : : +7(812) 352-36-04
+7(812) 352-30-21

Contact person: Dr Igor Ashik
e-mail: ashik@aari.ru
Tel: +7 812 352 19 22