Towards the new Arctic Ocean – Past, Present, Future – 7-9 November 2023 | Tromso, Norway

This Symposium on the Arctic Ocean marks the end of “The Nansen Legacy” project focusing on advancing the understanding of the marine and climatic system and the technological development of new observation systems in the northern Barents Sea and the European Arctic. The Symposium aims to integrate the project results into the international, pan-Arctic efforts to close central knowledge gaps in understanding the climate and the ecosystems in the Arctic.

Abstract Submission

We invite the submission of abstracts from scientific work on the following topics:

  • Parallel session A: Physical drivers: Causes and consequences of Arctic Ocean warming, freshening, and sea ice decline (details here)
  • Parallel session B: The Living Ocean: Understanding Ecosystem Structure and Function Across Seasons in a Changing Arctic (details here)
  • Parallel session C: Environmental Lessons from the Past (details here)
  • Parallel session D: Caught in Transit – Key Processes on the Inflow Shelves and Their Regional Connectivity to Pan-Arctic Systems (details here)
  • Parallel session E: Around and Out: Processes Along Interior and Outflow Shelves (details here)
  • Parallel session F: A Shattered Mirror – Understanding a Rapidly Changing Central Arctic Ocean (details here)
  • Plenary session: The future Arctic Ocean: projections, processes, implications, and uncertainties (details here)

Guidelines for the submission:

During the abstract submission you will need to provide the following information

  • Title of the presentation (max. 130 characters with spaces)
  • Abstract (max. 1500 characters with spaces)
  • 1 presenting author (has to be physically present in Tromsø during the symposium)
  • Names and affiliations (institution, city, and country) of all authors
  • Your preference: Oral or Poster presentation

Abstracts can be submitted until 15 May 2023, 23:59 through this link.

The call for abstracts is now open until 15 May 2023. You can find out more about the symposium here.

via The Nansen Legacy
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