SOLAS e-bulletin June 2015

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SOLAS Newsletter Issue 17 / Summer 2015

The SOLAS Newsletter Issue 17 / Summer 2015 is now available through the SOLAS website. The latest issue is not only reporting about important SOLAS news but this time also includes some interesting scientific contributions by invited keynote speakers to the SOLAS Open Science Conference. We hope you'll like this issue!

SOLAS OSC 2015 early registration/payment deadline

The review process for all abstracts is currently underway and notifications will be send by 24 June.
Please note:
(1) There is still time to register to the conference as a participant. Click on Registration
(2) If you are already registered but haven´t paid yet, please do so online before 1 July to receive the early registration fee. Click on Payment
(3) Book your accommodation by 1 July. Visit Accommodation


Open call: Application to SOLAS Scientific Steering Committee

SOLAS is calling for applications from scientists to serve on its Scientific Steering Committee (SSC) from January 2016. SOLAS is looking for scientific excellence, high level of commitment towards SOLAS goals but also seeking to achieve a balance of expertise, nationalities, gender and career stages across its SSC. SOLAS encourages suitable and highly motivated scientists to be nominated or apply themselves directly.

The deadline for applications is 31 July

SOLAS National Networks & Endorsed Projects update

  • SOLAS SSC member VVSS Sarma has been appointed the new national representative to India. We thank former representative Dileep Kumar for his long years of involvement and support towards SOLAS.

  • SOLAS Italy has become a strong national network in the SOLAS community and just recently launched its SOLAS Italy website.

  • Air-SeaLAB: Climate-air pollution interaction in coastal environment is a newly SOLAS endorsed research project funded by CNR. It is an Italia-Ireland bilateral project with the main objective of the joint Lab to study the interactions between air pollution and climate in the coastal environment, with particular focus on aerosol physico-chemical properties, aerosol-cloud interactions and near coastal boundary layer structure and dynamics.

    See the SOLAS website for a complete list of all SOLAS endorsed projects.

IGBP @ AGU 2015

IGBP will hold its landmark synthesis event at the AGU Fall Meeting (San Francisco, 14-18 December 2015) to celebrate its past and the transition to Future Earth. All of its networks and partners are invited to participate. AGU abstract submission opening 10 June.


A bit of reading

  • A report by the Oceans 2015 Initiative summarising the key findings of the Fifth IPCC Assessment Report is now available

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New dates for your diary

**See our full events calendar on our website**

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