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5th International Antarctic Conference
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The 5th Ukrainian International Antarctic Conference entitled `Antarctica and Earth Global Systems: New Challenges and OutlooksÂ´ will be held at the National Antarctic Scientific Center in Kyiv. The basic objectives of the conference are:
to present weighty results of Antarctic investigations in main scientific areas such as Earth Sciences, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences;
to accentuate specific global value of polar research - comprehensive analysis of atmosphere, geosphere and Antarctic biota to solve a number of problems facing the mankind. Such problems are â€“ global warming and associated risks, exhaustion of available hydrocarbon, mineral and fresh water resources; growth of natural cataclysms that cannot be predicted, namely climate changes, rise of common seismicity level and growth of the quantity of natural and technogeneous catastrophes etc.
The conference sections are:
Earth Sciences (Geologic-geophysical research, Geographic research, Geoecology);
Life Sciences (Biological, Microbiological research);
Physical Sciences (Hydrometeorology, Oceanography, Geospace);
The conference languages are English and Ukrainian (Russian). Abstracts should be 300 to 500 words in English or Ukrainian/Russian (with English translation) and the abstract submission deadline is 30 November 2010. For more information, please visit the conference website.Conference Secretariat
Mrs Valeria Savchenkovalery_sav@ukr.net