XIII Joint International Symposium "Atmospheric and Ocean Optics, Atmospheric physics"

July 2-7, 2006, Tomsk, Russia

Third Announcement

Symposium Chairs
Gelii A. Zherebtsov
Gennadii G. Matvienko

Organizing Institutions
Institute of Atmospheric Optics SB RAS
Institute of Solar-Terrestrial Physics SB RAS

It is planned to organize four conferences (A, B, C, D) in the framework of the Symposium.

À. Molecular Spectroscopy and Atmospheric Radiative Processes
Molecular Spectroscopy of Atmospheric Gases. Absorption of Radiation in Atmosphere and Ocean. Radiative Regime and Climate Problems. Models and Data Bases for Atmospheric Optics and Physics.

B. Wave Propagation in the Atmosphere and Ocean
Wave Propagation in Random Inhomogeneous Media. Adaptive Optics. Nonlinear Effects at Radiation Propagation in Atmosphere and Water Media. Multiple Scattering in Optical Remote Sensing. Image Transfer and Processing.

C. Optical Investigation of Atmosphere and Ocean
Optical and Microphysical Properties of Atmospheric Aerosol and Suspension in Water Media. Transport and Transformation of Aerosol and Gas Components in the Atmosphere. Laser and Acoustic Sounding of Atmosphere and Ocean. Diagnostics of State and Functioning of Plants' Bio systems.

D. Atmospheric Physics
The conference is dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the ionospheric research in Russia
Structure and Dynamics of the Lower and Middle Atmosphere. Dynamics of the Atmosphere and Climate of the Asian Region. Physical Processes and Phenomena in the Earth's Thermosphere and Ionosphere. Radio and Optic Techniques for Probing the Terrestrial Atmosphere.

Format of the Symposium proposes presentations of invited papers (20-30 min), oral presentations (10-15 min), and poster presentations. Working languages of the Symposium are English and Russian. Sessions will be held in the Large conference hall at the Institute of Atmospheric Optics SB RAS. Projection apparatus will put at reporter’s disposal.

Abstract will be published to the beginning of the Symposium.

Proceedings will be published after the Symposium in SPIE Publishing House. Manuscripts should be submitted by the closing of Symposium. Author information and Proceeding guidelines:
http://www.spie.org/web/proceedings/authorguide.html

Papers selected by the Program Committee will be published in the journal “Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics”. Manuscripts should be submitted by the closing of Symposium. Author information guidelines:
http://ao.iao.ru/ru/rules/

Registration of conferees will begin in July 2, 2006, 14:00, at the Institute of Atmospheric Optics SB RAS.

Conference fee is $ 250. The fee includes session admission, Program, Abstracts, Proceedings, excursions, welcome reception, banquet and coffee breaks

Lodging is planned in “Rubin” hotel (http://rubin.tomsk.ru/, single room – $26 to $35, reservation – 25% of daily cost).

Looking forward to seeing you in Tomsk among the participants of the Symposium!

Victor A. Banakh, Chair
Olga V. Tikhomirova, Scientific secretary

Institute of Atmospheric Optics SB RAS
1, Akademicheskii Ave.
Tomsk, 634055, Russia
Phone: (3822)492956
Fax: (3822)492086
E-mail: symp2006@iao.ru