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This is the final call for papers for the 16th International Circumpolar Remote Sensing Symposium (ICRSS) that will be held at the University of Alaska Fairbanks from 16-20 May 2022.

The abstract template can be found here and the abstracts should be emailed to our Symposium email address - icrss2022 [AT] gmail [DOT] com - by 21 March 2022.

Registration

For registration to the Symposium please use the ICRSS registration pages. The registration pages provide all the information necessary for registration, such as rates and deadlines.

Please be aware that there are two registration pages for the ICRSS.

People who are not from the University Alaska Fairbanks please use the:


Non-UA member Registration link: https://bit.ly/3hQrAhH


People who are members of the University Alaska Fairbanks please use the:


UA member Registration link: https://bit.ly/3Kv6P7l


Please contact icrss2022 [AT] gmail [DOT] com with any additional comments or concerns.

About ICRSS

The ICRSS is returning to Fairbanks for the first time in more than two decades. The International Circumpolar Remote Sensing Symposium was first held in Yellowknife, Canada in 1990 and since then it has alternated between North American and Europe on a biennial basis. It grew from the often-expressed need for exchange of information among those in governments, universities, non-governmental organizations, and the private sector interested with remote sensing research and applications in the polar environments.

The symposium provides a platform for the exchange of current applied research and best practices, the presentation of new technology and further innovation, and the advancement of international cooperation in the circumpolar regions of the world. We look to build on the more than 100 participants and the record 50% attendance by students and early career researchers at the 15th ICRSS!

This symposium deals specifically with remote sensing applications in the polar environments, both Arctic and Antarctic. Earth’s Polar Regions feature cold-climate environments characterized by unique landscapes, biota, and processes. Many of these features and dynamics are Cryosphere-driven and either are already subject to or have the potential for fundamental and rapid changes in a warming world. Earth observation technologies provide crucial tools to understand and quantify these changes.

This symposium will be of interest to scientists, scholars, and industry and government professionals involved in studying and quantifying Arctic and Antarctic Change, renewable and non-renewable resource management, and development of new technologies and methods targeting remote sensing observations of polar environments. The symposium will provide a platform for the exchange of current applied research and best practices, the presentation of new technology and further innovation, and the advancement of international co-operation in the circumpolar regions of the world.

The theme of the 16th ICRSS is Convergence at the Poles – Addressing urgent research questions and management needs through remote sensing in the Arctic and Antarctic.

The 16th ICRSS is being hosted at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Oral presentations will take place in the Wood Center Ballroom and various conference activities will be scattered through the greater University and Fairbanks community.

More information: https://www.awi.de/en/science/geosciences/permafrost-research/conferences/icrss.html

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