The ISAR-5 will focus on discussions on environmental changes in the Arctic and their regional and global implications and seeking additional international scientific collaboration in this area by gathering, synthesizing, and sharing information related to these changes occurring in the Arctic. Special emphasis will be placed on the fields of the social sciences and humanities.

The symposium will consist of general sessions and special sessions.

The general sessions will address the following topics:

  • Atmosphere;
  • Ocean and sea ice;
  • Rivers, lakes, permafrost, and snow cover;
  • Ice sheets, glaciers, and ice cores;
  • Terrestrial ecosystems;
  • Marine ecosystems;
  • Geospace;
  • Policies and economy; and
  • Social and cultural dimensions.

Submission of abstracts is limited to one for oral presentations and two for poster presentations.

Space will also be available for side meetings. The rooms in the venue are reserved the first come, first served bases, and free of charge.

Abstract submission deadline: 31 August 2017

Early registration deadline: 15 November 2017

Registration deadline: 15 December 2017

For more information, see the ISAR-5 webpages