[MARMAM] Arctic Frontiers 2011 - call for papers

Arntraut Götsch arntraut.gotsch at akvaplan.niva.no
Wed Jun 23 04:19:35 PDT 2010

Arctic Frontiers (AFT) holds its 5th annual conference in Tromsø from 23-29 January 2011, Norway, with the title "Arctic Tipping Points". 
The scientific section of AFT 2011 takes place from 26-28 January 2011, and is given the title: 
"The Arctic in the Earth System perspective: the role of tipping points "
The scientific section is divided into 3 parts: 1. A joint and multi disciplinary first day with 10 invited speakers ending with a panel and plenum debate; 2. Four parallel sessions (included a poster session) on the second and third day; 3. A summary session ending with a plenum debate
The parallel sessions address 4 connected, interwoven and interdisciplinary themes:
.          Sea ice and oceanographic perspectives 
.          Marine ecosystems and fisheries 
.          Socioeconomic and institutional perspectives 
.          People of the North
Interested scientists are invited to submit abstracts to one of these four sessions for both oral and poster presentations.  
Deadline for submission of abstracts: 25 october 2010
For more information download the complete Call for Papers and the abstract submission form on the AFT homepage www.arcticfrontiers.com.
With kind regards,
Arntraut Götsch, conference secretary

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