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10th Portuguese Conference on Polar Sciences

The 10th Portuguese Conference on Polar Sciences will be hosted for the first time by the University of Aveiro, Portugal (25-26 October 2018). This meeting has been boosted by the Portuguese polar programme (PROPOLAR) yearly as forum where researchers working both in the Arctic and the Antarctica share their newest results. It has traditionally been an advanced venue for the discussion and triggering of fruitful national and international cooperation towards improved research in polar regions. The organizing committee welcomes all members of the Portuguese polar community to the Conference, as well as researchers, students and stakeholders interested in polar regions and their global importance. The meeting will include platform and poster sessions covering a wide range of topics within e.g. atmospheric sciences, biology, environmental sciences, geochemistry, geology, geography, social sciences, space sciences, all linked to polar research. Internationally renowned invited speakers will honor the event with plenary sessions that should be of great interest of all attendees.

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REMINDERS

  • Workshop "Alien species in a changing world”

    CESAM is organizing a workshop on Alien Species | 28 November 2018; UA. The workshop scientific committee is calling for flash presentations (5’) under the topics:I. Introduction of alien species in the context of global changesII. Invasive alien species: a growing problem for environment and human wellbeingIII. Prevention and mitigating of invasive alien speciesFour to five flash presentations under each topic will be selected and all CESAM community is invited to submit proposals.Proposals should be sent by e-mail to cesam@ua.pt and should include: Title of the presentation Presenter name and co-authors (if applicable) Abstract (up to 200 words) NOTE: The slides of the presentation will be in english but the presentation will be in Portuguese.  The proposals will be selected upon relevance for the session by the Scientific Committee and results will be communicated within a week from the deadline for applications.There are already some confirmed entities that will atend the round table. You can count with the presence of: Associação BioLiving Invasoras.pt EDIA, SA Município de Águeda Porto de Aveiro

  • CESAM joins LIS-Water as newest Member

    CESAM recently joined the network LIS-Water. LIS-Water is a non-profit centre of excellence under construction focused on public policies, regulation and management on water services and related water resources. This network intends to make a pivotal contribution for better water services and a better society. It responds to the challenges deriving from water being one of the top world priorities, recognised by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.


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