We would like to let you know that the North Pacific Marine Science Organization (PICES) is holding its 26th annual meeting on Environmental Changes in the North Pacific and Impacts on Biological Resources and Ecosystem Services, which will take place on September 21 - October 1, 2017, in Vladivostok, Russia. PICES-2017 organizers invite submissions related to characterizing and understanding drivers of North Pacific ecosystem change and their impacts to, and resilience of, ecosystem resources and services. Drivers may include but are not limited to climate change, ocean acidification, coastal eutrophication, aquaculture, fishing, pollution, coastal development, non-indigenous species, and cumulative impacts of multiple stressors.
Abstract submission deadline: 1 June 2017.
PICES, an intergovernmental scientific organization, was established in 1992 to promote and coordinate marine research in the northern North Pacific and adjacent seas. Its present members are Canada, Japan, People's Republic of China, Republic of Korea, the Russian Federation, and the United States of America.
The 2017 Annual PICES meeting will consist of a dozen plenary sessions as well as several paper sessions and workshops. Please follow this link to see the full scientific program and structure, with session descriptions and list of convenors: http://meetings.pices.int/meetings/annual/2017/pices/Program
Please see the following links for guidelines concerning registration and abstract submission process.
Financial Support Application criteria:
The organizers welcome applications by early career scientists (less than 35 years of age or less than 5 year post PhD) and researchers from developing countries to attend the symposium. The applicant must submit at least one abstract to the session/workshop of his/her choice.As funds are limited, priority will be given to eligible applicants requiring only partial support (e.g. airfare or hotel/allowance).
For further details please follow this link: http://meetings.pices.int/meetings/annual/2017/pices/support
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