Organizers announce that the abstract deadline for the Arctic Science Summit Week 2011 has been extended. The new deadline is Saturday, 15 January 2011. The meeting will be convened in Seoul, Korea on 27 March - 1 April 2011.

The Arctic Science Summit Week (ASSW) is the annual gathering of international organizations engaged in supporting and facilitating arctic research. The purpose is to provide opportunities for international coordination, collaboration, and cooperation in all fields of arctic science, and to combine science and management meetings. In odd number years the ASSW includes a 3-day Science Symposium in addition to the business meetings of the participating organizations.

The theme of the Science Symposium, held 29-31 March 2011 is "The Arctic: New Frontier for Global Science." Science sessions include:
- Arctic Atmosphere, Climate Processes, and Teleconnections
- Arctic Change and Implications for Terrestrial Ecosystem Services
- Arctic Marine Climate Change: Causes and Impacts on the Marine
- State of Glaciers and Permafrost and Associated Feedbacks to the
Climate System
- Societal Changes in the Arctic and North-South Relations
- Ecosystem Responses to Climate Change: Past, Present, and Future
- State and Fate of Sea Ice and Legal and Policy Consequences on the
Global Community
- Observing, Modeling, and Prediction of Arctic Change

Extended abstract submission deadline: Saturday, 15 January 2011.

For more information, please visit the ASSW 2011 website:
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