Third Forum for Young Permafrost Scientists

Event Type: 
Conferences and Workshops
When: 
24 June 2013 to 13 July 2013
Where: 
Yakutsk, Russia

The Melnikov Permafrost Institute announces that the Third Forum for Young Permafrost Scientists will be held 24 June - 13 July 2013 in Yakutsk, Russia.

The forum will include the Geocryological Conference held in Yakutsk from 24-27 June 2013 and the Field Workshop in the southern Verkhoyansk Mountains from 29 June to 13 July 2013. Young researchers--including undergraduates, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows--are invited to attend. Forum 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 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).