This is a reminder of the 2019 meeting of the Chilean Society of the Cryosphere, (SOCHICRI, Sociedad Chilena de la Criósfera), which will take place in the city of La Serena, in the INACAP instituteMay 9‑10

The meeting is open to researchers, professionals and students in Chile and abroad and it is organized by the Centre for Advanced Studies in Arid Zones (CEAZA).

Registration for the meeting will be opened from today to 1 April with a reduced price of $20.000 CLP (students) and $30.000 CLP (professionals). After 1 April, fees increase to $25.000 CLP (students) and $40.000 CLP (professionals). Please pay your registration in the bank account provided below, register in the spreadsheet provided below, and send your billing details to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

If you wish to present your research at the meeting, please submit an abstract to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We accept contributions focused on any component of the cryosphere, including field based and theoretical studies, remote sensing, numerical simulations, legal frameworks, impacts, risks, associated water resources, and others. A template for the abstract submission has been provided below. Abstracts can be sent in Spanish or English. Please indicate if you prefer an oral or poster presentation. The deadline for abstract submission is Friday 15 March.

This year, we will organize several workshops that will take place on Friday afternoon (10 May), such as glacier monitoring with drones and geophysical methods. We kindly invite you to indicate your interest in contributing to these workshops, or suggest your own, as soon as possible.

After the main meeting, a field trip to the upper areas of Río Hurtado Basin will take place on 11 May. This activity will be financed independently by the field trip attendants.

The exact program will be communicated in the last week of March.

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

Sociedad Chilena de la Criósfera, SOCHICRI

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