Conference and Summer School Available - Third Forum for Young Permafrost Scientists

Date: 
29 January 2013

Conference and Summer School Available
Third Forum for Young Permafrost Scientists
24 June -13 July 2013
Yakutsk, Russia

For more information, please go to:
http://mpi.ysn.ru/index.php/en/welcome.html

For questions, please contact:
Anna Urban
Email: ankaurban@mail.ru

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The Third Forum for Young Permafrost Scientists, a geological conference
and summer school hosted by the Melnikov Permafrost Institute, will be
held 24 June - 13 July 2013. Young researchers--including
undergraduates, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows--are invited
to attend.

The geocryological conference will convene 24-27 June 2013 in Yakutsk,
Russia. Conference themes include:

- Regional and historical geocryology
- Thermal regime of cryolythozone
- Periglacial processes and forms
- Landscape dynamics in permafrost regions
- Permafrost geochemistry
- Permafrost hydrology and hydrogeology
- Climate change and permafrost evolution
- Greenhouse gases and gas hydrates
- Permafrost microbiology
- Remote sensing of permafrost
- Stability of engineering structures on permafrost

The summer school, in the form of a geocryological field workshop, will
be held 29 June - 13 July at the Tompo field camp of the North-Eastern
Federal University in the Verkhoyansk Mountains. It will focus on
mountain permafrost.

The conference registration page is now available online
(http://mpi.ysn.ru/index.php/en/registration.html), and abstracts are
being accepted (http://mpi.ysn.ru/index.php/en/call-for-abstracts.html).

For more information, please go to:
http://mpi.ysn.ru/index.php/en/welcome.html.

For questions, please contact:
Anna Urban
Email: ankaurban@mail.ru

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