The aim of the conference is to present scientific achievements and detect gaps in the historical climatology of the polar regions based on early meteorological observations, history, dendroclimatology, paleolimnology, geophysics, geomorphology, and other sources.

The conference topics are:
- Sources of paleoclimactic information;
- Research methods of climactic changes in historical times;
- The climate of polar regions in the last millennium and its
- Causes and effects of climate change in historical times; and
- Climate change scenarios in polar regions in the 21st century.

Abstract submission deadline: Monday, 30 November 2009.

Additional conference information can be obtained at: For information in English, please click on the "english_torun-1-circular.doc" link.

Or contact:
Rajmund Przybylak

Andrzej Arazny