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GEOTRACES Russian Workshop

27 November 2012 @ 8h00 - 30 November 2012 @ 23h59


Venue and Travel Information
List of participants
Statement and papers




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.


Registration and visa information

Deadline. Registration is now closed.


Venue and Travel Information

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:

Hotel Sputnik
Leninsky Prospect, 39
119334, Moscow, Russia
Tel. +7 (495) 9302287
Email:   reservation@hotelsputnik.ru
Web site: http://www.hotelsputnik.ru/indexe.htm


List of participants

The list of participants is available to download.


Statement and papers published

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/S0001437013060039Click here to access the paper.



If you have questions regarding the programme of the workshop, please contact Sergey Shapovalov.


27 November 2012 @ 8h00
30 November 2012 @ 23h59
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