Association of Polar Early Career Scientists



We are pleased to announce the International school-conference for young scientists “Climate, geography and environment of the Russian Arctic” which will take place in Apatity town, Murmansk region, Russia on 4-10 September 2016.

The conference is organized by the Institute of the North Industrial Ecology Problems (Kola Science Center RAS), Institute of Geography RAS, the Faculty of Geography Lomonosov Moscow State University and A.M. Obukhov Institute of Atmospheric Physics RAS. We would like to invite you to register to our event especially if you are Bachelor, Master or PhD students or young scientists under 35 years old. The school will have a focus on research in the field of geography, palaeogeography, climatology and oceanography of polar regions of Russia within the following topics:

  1. Evolution and modern dynamics of terrestrial and marine ecosystems of the Arctic;
  2. Present conditions and projected changes of the climatic system of the Arctic;
  3. History of study and exploration of the Russian Arctic;
  4. Ecologic, economic and social problems of the Arctic;
  5. Perspectives of the development of Arctic region in the changing climate

The conference programme will be complimented by the lectures and presentations of senior scientists and experts in the field of Arctic research. The most interesting presentations of the young scientists will be considered for publication in the periodicals of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

No registration fee is required. Travel and accommodation costs are the sole responsibility of participants. Official languages of the conference – Russian and English.

Important deadlines:

1 May – Conference website launched, registration form is available online at

1 June – Registration deadline

For any questions, please get in touch with the Organizing Committee at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

More information coming soon!


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