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Third Forum for Young Permafrost Scientists

When: October 1, 2012 - March 1, 2013

Where: Yakutsk, Russia





The Third Forum for Young Permafrost Scientists, a geological conference and summer school hosted by the Melnikov Permafrost Institute, will be held June 24 - July 13 2013. Young researchers, including undergraduates, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows, are invited to attend.

The geocryological conference will convene 24-27 June 2013 in Yakutsk, Russia. Conference themes include:

    - Regional and historical geocryology
    - Thermal regime of cryolythozone
    - Periglacial processes and forms
    - Landscape dynamics in permafrost regions
    - Permafrost geochemistry
    - Permafrost hydrology and hydrogeology
    - Climate change and permafrost evolution
    - Greenhouse gases and gas hydrates
    - Permafrost microbiology
    - Remote sensing of permafrost
    - Stability of engineering structures on permafrost

The summer school, in the form of a geocryological field workshop, will be held 29 June - 13 July at the Tompo field camp of the North-Eastern Federal University in the Verkhoyansk Mountains. It will focus on mountain permafrost.

To register, complete the registration form and send it to Anna Urban at by March 1, 2013.