Arctic Frontiers 2011

Arctic Frontiers (AFT) holds its 5th annual conference in Tromsø, Norway, with the title “Arctic Tipping Points”. AFT comprises a policy section and a scientific section. This call for papers addresses the scientific section.

The scientific section of AFT 2011 takes place from 26‐28 January 2011, and is given the title: “The Arctic in the Earth System perspective: the role of tipping points “
The scientific section is divided into 3 parts: 1. A joint and multi disciplinary first day with 10 invited speakers ending with a panel and plenum debate; 2. Four parallel sessions (included a poster session) on the second and third day; 3. a summary session ending with a plenum debate

The parallel sessions address 4 connected, interwoven and interdisciplinary themes:
– Sea ice and oceanographic perspectives
– Marine ecosystems and fisheries
– Socioeconomic and institutional perspectives
– People of the North

Interested scientists are invited to submit abstracts to one of these four sessions for both oral and poster presentations.

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