Note: The conference sessions will take place on 19-21.September from Tuesday to Thursday as full days including several parallel sessions. IIASA workshop as a part of the conference program on system understanding will take place on Friday 22.Sep at 09 am - 15 pm.
Conference Keynote speakers
Prof. Meinrat O. Andreae,
Changing Climate and Biogeochemical Cycles of the North
Prof. Meinrat O. Andreae received his Ph.D. (1977) in Oceanography at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego.
From 1978 he worked as an Assistant Professor, from 1982 as Associate Professor, and from 1986 as Professor of Oceanography at Florida State University, Tallahassee.
Challenges in extrapolating greenhouse gas exchanges across arctic landscapes.
Torben R. Christensen is professor in the Department of Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science, Lund University, Sweden, and is at the Arctic Research Centre, Aarhus University, Denmark. His research focuses on Arctic Biogeochemistry,
He earned a PhD in 1994 at the Faculty of Earth Sciences and Geography, Cambridge University. Prof. Christensen is also the Scientific leader of Greenland Ecosystem Monitoring Program.
As contributing author on the Fourth Assessment of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change chapter on Polar Regions, he is co-receiver of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize.
Prof. Ivan E. Frolov
Prof. Dr. Ivan E. Frolov received his Ph.D (1979) and second Ph.D (Russian highest degree) (1998) in Oceanography and Meteorology at the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute, Saint Petersburg. He is a participant of more than 30 research expeditions to the Arctica and Antarctica: 20 of them he spent as a science operation leader.
He is the author/co-author of 110 papers and 11 monographs. Since 1992 he is Director General of State Science Center of the Russian Federation - the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute of Roshydromet. From 2005 he is professor of Russian State Hydrometeorological University.
In 2016 Prof. Frolov was elected as Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences.