WORKSHOP

OXYGEN MINIMUM SYSTEMS IN THE OCEAN: DISTRIBUTION, DIVERSITY AND DYNAMICS


OCTOBER 24 – 26, 2006
HOTEL EL ARAUCANO
CONCEPCION, CHILE


The Faculty of Natural and Oceanographic Sciences, the Department of Oceanography, and the Center for Oceanographic Research in the eastern South Pacific (FONDAP-COPAS) of the University of Concepción, are pleased to announce the Workshop “Oxygen minimum systems in the ocean: distribution, diversity and dynamics”, to take place in Concepción, Chile, October 24-26, as an activity that will coincide with the 2006 SCOR (Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research) General Meeting.

The Workshop will bring together scientists and students from many countries into one meeting covering the following areas of oceanography related to oxygen minimum zones and oxygen deficient waters: physical and chemical oceanography, biogeochemistry, ocean-atmosphere interactions, biology, biodiversity, ecology, paleoceanography, and anthropogenic influences.

The Sponsors of this Workshop are looking forward to welcome you in Concepción!

Structure of the Workshop

The Workshop will consist of invited lectures to be delivered during the first two days, and posters. Posters will be exhibited during the three days of the Workshop; brief poster presentations are scheduled for the last day of the Workshop.


Workshop Registration

Pre-Registration

Participants are advised to register in advance at reduced pre-registration rates by September 1st 2006. Pre-registration fees are:

Students : US$ 50
Scientists : US$ 100
Institutes, Centres & Companies : US$ 200


On-Site Registration

On-site registration will be possible at the Workshop. On site-registration fees are:

Students : US$ 60
Scientists : US$ 120
Institutes, Centres & Companies : US$ 250
(General registration)

Fees include a booklet with all abstracts, and a welcome reception on October 24th 2006.



Links: http://www.cona.cl/scor/oms.htm
http://www.copas.udec.cl