To foster the involvement of Russian scientists in the programme, a workshop is planned in Moscow with the following objectives:
1) Identify opportunities and strategies for collaboration within the scope of the GEOTRACES Programme.
2) Discuss the 2015 GEOTRACES International Arctic Programme and explore possibilities of cruises in the Russian exclusive economic zone in the Arctic Ocean.
The workshop intends to bring together Russian scientists who may have potential interest in developing research activities related to the program. Senior international investigators from the GEOTRACES Programme will also participate, conveying their experiences, and information on opportunities for collaboration.
Click here to download the Complete Programme.
The exhibition Ocean 2012 will start in Moscow on November 29. If any of the participants is interested in visiting the exhibition, the organization can arrange a visit on November 30.
Deadline. Registration is now closed.
Venue. The Workshop will take place at the Shirshov Institute of Oceanology of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow, Russia.
Shirshov Institute of Oceanology
36, Nahimovski prospect,
117997 Moscow, Russia
Tel.: +7 (495) 1245996
Fax: +7 (499) 1245983
Accommodation. Participants are recommended to stay at Hotel Sputnik:
The list of participants is available to download.
A statement (avaible to download) outlining the justification for a Russian GEOTRACES programme was agreed by participants at the meeting and included a map showing potential Russian Arctic cruises set in the context of Arctic work planned for 2015.
A paper about this workshop was published at Oceanology:
Demina, L. L., & Shapovalov, S. M. (2014). First Russian conference on the International Geotraces Program. Oceanology, 54(1), 113–115. doi:10.1134/S0001437013060039. Click here to access the paper.
If you have questions regarding the programme of the workshop, please contact Sergey Shapovalov.