First Announcement - Mountains under Watch 2013 - Conference, February 20-21, 2013, Aosta Valley, Italy
MUW13 - Mountains under Watch 2013
Observing climate change effects in the Alps
February 20-21, 2013, Aosta Valley, Italy www.muw2013.it
MUW13 is an interdisciplinary conference that aims at
bringing together scientists and experts working in the diverse
fields of climate change studies in mountain areas around the
world. The specific goal of the conference is to share
experiences, methods and strategies for long term observations and
monitoring of the effects of climate change on different alpine
environments, ranging from the cryosphere to the biosphere.
The conference will run over two days: 20 February 2013: keynote speakers will give lectures
aiming to give a broad overview on different topics related to
climate change observations in the mountains such as snow and
hydrology, glacier and permafrost, alpine plant ecology, long-term
ecological monitoring. Keynote speakers will
be Martin Beniston (University of Geneva), Wilfried
Haeberli (University of Zurich), Georg Wohlfahrt (University of
Innsbruck) and Mark W. Williams (University of Colorado). 21 February 2013: cryosphere and biosphere sessions
with oral and poster presentations.
MUW13 will be held in Aosta Valley in the monumental
Second circular and call for papers: 1 October 2012
Deadline for abstracts submission: 15 January 2013
Deadline for registration: 31 January 2013
Draft program: 31 January 2013
Conference MUW13: 20-21 February 2013
Please visit the conference website: www.muw2013.it to see more information and to register your interest.
For questions regarding the conference or the scientific
program, please contact Edoardo Cremonese ([hidden email]).
For questions related to the location, accommodation or travels,
please contact Daniela Dufour ([hidden email]).
We warmly welcome scientists, researchers
and students from mountains all around the
world to attend the conference in Aosta Valley next February.