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OXYGEN MINIMUM SYSTEMS IN THE OCEAN: DISTRIBUTION, DIVERSITY AND DYNAMICS
OCTOBER 24 – 26, 2006
HOTEL EL ARAUCANO, CONCEPCION
Faculty of Natural and Oceanographic Sciences, Department of Oceanography, Center for Oceanographic Research in the eastern South Pacific (COPAS)
UNIVERSITY OF CONCEPCION
The Faculty of Natural and Oceanographic Sciences, the Department of Oceanography, and the Center for Oceanographic Research in the eastern South Pacific (FONDAP-COPAS) of the University of Concepción, are pleased to announce the Workshop on “ Oxygen minimum systems in the ocean: distribution, diversity and dynamics ”, to take place in Concepción, Chile, October 24-26, as an activity that will coincide with the 2006 SCOR (Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research) General Meeting.
The Workshop will bring together scientists and students from many countries into one meeting covering the following areas of oceanography related to oxygen minimum zones and oxygen deficient waters: physical and chemical oceanography, biogeochemistry, ocean-atmosphere interactions, biology, biodiversity, ecology, paleoceanography, and anthropogenic influences.
The Sponsors of this Workshop are looking forward to welcome you in Concepción!
Structure of the Workshop
The Workshop will consist of invited lectures to be delivered during the first two days, and posters. Posters will be exhibited during the three days of the Workshop; brief poster presentations are scheduled for the last day of the Workshop.
A limited number of fellowships are available for students and young investigators.
Workshop Registration Fees :
Participants are advised to register in advance at reduced pre-registration rates by September 1st 2006. Pre-registration fees are:
|Students||: US$ 50|
|Scientists||: US$ 100|
|Institutes, Centres & Companies
||: US$ 200|
On-site registration will be possible at the Workshop. On site-registration fees are:
|Students||: US$ 60|
|Scientists||: US$ 120|
Institutes, Centres & Companies
|: US$ 250|
Fees include a booklet with all abstracts, and a welcome reception on October 24th 2006.
Oral Presentations of Invited Speakers
There will be a permanently installed desk top with projector at the Conference Hall. Invited speakers should bring their presentations on own data medium (CD – Pen Drive). Slide projectors and/or transparencies projectors should be requested beforehand.
Poster Presentations and Poster Sessions
The final day will be devoted to the brief presentation of posters and their discussion, in parallel sessions. For each poster one numbered poster board in portrait format will be reserved with a clear dimension of 150 cm (width) x 220 cm (height). All the material necessary for attaching the poster to the poster board will be available in the respective poster area.
We encourage the participation of students and young investigators in the poster session. A limited number of fellowships will be available for students and young investigators.
The deadline for the submission of abstracts is June 30, 2006.
Format for Abstracts
• Extended Abstracts (for invited speakers only): 4-5 pages, including figures.
• Poster Abstracts (for all other participants): 1 page of text.