The 1st International Workshop on Antarctic Permafrost, Periglacial Processes and Soils (ANTPAS) will take place in Varese, Italy on 4 and 5 October of this year. The theme of the workshop is “From an Expert Group to a Research Program” and abstracts are now being accepted. Both poster and oral presentation submissions are welcome and submissions close on 1 June 2017. An abstract template is available here and pre-registration can be done here before 1 September 2017. Abstract submission and pre-registration forms should be sent to the ANTPAS co-chair Mauro Guglielmin. For more information visit the SCAR website or read the First Circular & General Information Pamphlet.
How do I become a member?
HOW CAN ANTPAS HELP MY RESEARCH?
You can list your project(s) as one that contributes to one of ANTPAS objectives. In order to have your project considered as an ANTPAS project, you should send a request by email to the co-chairs with an abstract of the project objectives and expected outcomes.
HOW CAN I LINK MY PROJECT WITH ANTPAS?
The Steering Committee is able to provide a letter of support to project proposals showing excellent quality and clearly linked to ANTPAS objectives. An abstract of the project, with clearly stated objectives, including the list of project researchers and the top 5 publications by the team should be sent to the Steering Committee for evaluation, so that a letter is prepared.
HOW DO I ACKNOWLEDGE ANTPAS SUPPORT?
A reference to ANTPAS should be included in the acknowledgements in the papers to be published. If you are presenting at an ANTPAS-organised event or one that is affiliated with ANTPAS, or have received funding from ANTPAS to present your work at any event, please include the ANTPAS logo and SCAR logo in your presentation.
IS ANTPAS INTERNATIONALLY AFFILIATED?
ANTPAS IS an Expert Working Group of SCAR. SCAR fosters international collaboration and engagement and is an International Council for Science (ICSU)-affiliated body. The ICSU is a non-governmental organisation with a global membership of national scientific bodies and International Scientific Unions.