Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


iasc webThe Arctic Science Summit Week 2021 (24-26 March 2021) under the overarching topic “The Arctic: Regional Change Global Impacts” now accepts calls for abstracts. The conference will be held online and will include oral and e-poster presentations. Each lead author may submit up to one oral and one e-poster presentation until November 30, 2020. Abstracts are limited to 1500 characters and the title should not be longer than 150 characters.

Despite the focus on the Arctic, several sessions accept contributions on the Antarctic, aiming at fostering networking and advances on research on both poles. Submissions of abstracts is open for the following themes:

A) The Arctic: Regional Changes, Global Impacts

B) The Changing Arctic Ocean: Dynamics and Impacts

C) Arctic Climate Dynamics

D) The Changing Terrestrial Environments: Dynamics and Impacts

E) Unravelling Arctic Ecosystem Dynamics

F) Education and Capacity Building for The Polar Regions

G) Living in The Arctic

H) Observing the Arctic

The notification on abstract acceptance will be made on the 30 December 2020, with the final programme being presented in January 2021. Oral presentations will be of up to 12 minutes. The e-posters are to be submitted in pdf format. Detailed Guidelines will be made available in January.

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Swati Nagar, APECS representative at the ASSW 2021 organising committee

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