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3rd International Conference on Polar Climate and Environmental Change in the Last Millennium

Dates:
24.09 - 26.09.2020  
Venue:
Toruń, Poland
Contact person:
Organizing Committee, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website:
https://polarclimate2020.umk.pl

The 3rd International Conference on Polar Climate and Environmental Change in the Last Millennium will be held 24-26 September 2020 in Toruń, Poland.

Description

The aim of the conference is to present scientific achievements and to identify gaps in the field of the historical climatology of the polar regions based on early meteorological observations, history, dendroclimatology, paleolimnology, geophysics, geomorphology and other sources.

Important dates

15 October 2019: 1st Circular
15 November 2019: Registration opens
15 May 2020: Registration closes
31 May 2020: Abstract submission deadline
31 May 2020: Conference fee deadline
31 August 2020: 2nd Circular
24-26 September 2020: Welcome to Toruń

Proposed sessions

Session 1: Modelling of polar climate
Keynote talk: Dethloff K., Handorf D., Jaiser R., Romanowsky E., Köhler R. Atmospheric mechanisms for Arctic-midlatitude linkages in Reanalysis data and weather- and climate models

Session 2: Glaciers and sea-ice history
Keynote talk: Haapala J. Arctic sea ice changes - from quiet to more dynamical regime

Session 3: Dynamic of permafrost
Keynote talk: Isaksen K. Past and recent changes in permafrost characteristics and ground temperatures in the Arctic

Session 4: Marine and land ecosystems
Keynote talk: Ziaja W. Land loss and sea transgression due to recession of Arctic glaciers under contemporary climate warming

Session 5: Polar climate changes - instrumental observations
Keynote talk: Brönnimann S, Brugnara Y, Lundstad E. Historical climate observations for the past 300 years

Session 6: Reconstruction of polar climate and environment
Keynote talk: van der Bilt WGM, Born A, Haaga KA. Was Common Era glacier expansion in the Arctic Atlantic region triggered by unforced atmospheric cooling?

Find out more about the Keynote speakers here: https://polarclimate2020.umk.pl/pages/Keynote_speakers/

Registration and abstract submission

All details: https://polarclimate2020.umk.pl/pages/faq/

Support

The conference is supported by the Polish Geophysical Society, the Committee on Polar Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences and the Polish Polar Consortium.

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Further information

Go to the official conference website: https://polarclimate2020.umk.pl

Questions can be emailed to the Organizing Committee: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.