18th International Symposium on Polar Sciences

Event Type: Conferences and Workshops

When: 22 May 2012 to 24 May 2012

Where: Jeju Island, Republic of Korea

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Organizers announce that the 18th International Symposium on Polar Sciences will be held in Jeju Island, Republic of Korea on 22-24 May 2012. The conference will be sponsored by the Korea Polar Research Institute (KOPRI).

The International Symposium on Polar Sciences has been held every year since 1994, and is intended to build better understanding and consensus on the progress and future of polar research programs. The theme of the 2012 symposium is "Milestones in Polar Research Collaboration." The main objective of this event is to examine polar environmental changes observed in the atmosphere, cryosphere, hydrosphere, and lithosphere. The symposium will also address meteorites in the Antarctica and new technology for polar sciences.