The International Permafrost Association and the Tyumen Oil and Gas
University are excited to present the first circular on the Tenth
International Conference on Permafrost, to be held in June 2012 for the
first time in Russia since 1973. The International Conference on
Permafrost, held every four years, is the premier venue for all research
related to permafrost.
You will find the first Circular for the conference online at:
The circular outlines the themes proposed for the sessions, the abstract
policy, the registration, and the excursions planned around the conference.
In addition, The International Permafrost Association invites you to
register your interest in the conference and to provide feedback on the
associated activities at the address below. The organizers would greatly
appreciate to get your opinion.
The conference will focus on both arctic, antarctic and alpine
permafrost research. The theme of the conference is “Resources and Risks
in permafrost regions in a changing world” and refers to both the
impacts of a changing world on permafrost and the impact of permafrost
on a changing world. It also uses the world “resource”, which, in the
host university tradition, relates to permafrost as both an industrial
and environmental resource. The conference will also host official IPA
Executive Committee and Council meetings. Stipends will be available for