The XVIIIth Symposium and School on High Resolution Molecular Spectroscopy

June 30 - July 4, 2015, Tomsk, Russia

General Information

The series of High-Resolution Molecular Spectroscopy Symposia have been organized by the Institute of Atmospheric Optics SB RAS since 1972. The series was held in Russia and was known as "HighRus". The first ten symposia were called the all-Union Symposia on High Resolution Molecular Spectroscopy. From 1993 (Volga river, Moscow - Nizhny Novgorod - Moscow) HighRus became an International Symposium.
A brief history of the Symposium was outlined in the Preface to the HighRus special issue of JQSRT (2010, 111/15).
The proceedings of the Xth (1991), XIth (1993), XIIth (1996), XIIIth (1999), XIVth (2003), and XVth (2006) symposia were published in the PROCEEDINGS of SPIE as volumes 1811, 2205, 3090, 4063, 5311, and 6580, respectively.
The proceedings of the XVIth Symposium (2009, lake Baikal) were published as an electronic scientific publication and a special issue of JQSRT (2010, 111/15).
The proceedings of the XVIIth Symposium (2012, Zelenogorsk, St. Petersburg region) were published as an electronic scientific publication on the symposium website.
 

News

June 8, 2015
The fourth announcement of the HighRus-2015 is now available in the Extra Info section.

May 25, 2015
The Symposium program is now available.

May 19, 2015
Warning: improved payment instruction is now available in the Extra Info section.

April 30, 2015
The submission of abstracts extended to May 15.

April 10, 2015
The third announcement of the HighRus-2015 is now available in the Extra Info section.

February 3, 2015
The payment instruction is now available in the Extra Info section.

January 20, 2015
The Elsevier has announced the Benedict Spectroscopy Award 2015. The award will be presented at the XVIIIth Symposium and School on High Resolution Molecular Spectroscopy (HighRus-2015), in Tomsk, Russia (June 30-July 4, 2015). The awardees travel to the conference will be financially supported by Elsevier.
On behalf of the Benedict Spectroscopy Award Selection Committee, we invite you to nominate a candidate for the 2015 award. Nominations should be submitted by April 15, 2015 to the Chairman of the Selection Committee at igordon@cfa.harvard.edu. Self-nominations will not be considered.

Selection Committee
Iouli E. Gordon (chair), Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Peter F. Bernath, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, USA
Alain Campargue, Université Grenoble Alpes, St Martin d'Heres, France
Anwen Liu, University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), Hefei, China
Semen N. Mikhailenko, Institute of Atmospheric Optics, Russian Academy of Science, Tomsk, Russia
Adriana Predoi-Cross, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta,  Canada
Jean Vander Auwera, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Brussels, Belgium

January 15, 2015
The Online Regiatration and Abstract Submission are now open. You can also complete our fill-out-form which available in the Extra Info section and send it by e-mail to the Organizing Committee.

January 13, 2015
The Organizing Committee started the prepation of the official invitation letters for the HighRus participants and the letters for getting of Russian visa. Please, let us know if you need these letters.
If you need a visa support, please send us your personal data mentioned in a form available in the Extra Info section. Note, the preparation of the letter for getting of Russian visa takes about one month.

November 25, 2014
The second announcement of the HighRus-2015 is now available in the Extra Info section.

November 21, 2014
Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy & Radiative Transfer Special Issue

The Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy & Radiative Transfer invites submission of articles related to the topics of the oral contributions and posters presented at HighRus-2015 in Tomsk. The manuscripts must conform to the requirements set for research articles and will be reviewed accordingly. The manuscripts must be submitted by October 1,2015.
Article Type Name. Authors are requested to choose an Article Type name upon submission, and the special issue name of “SI:HighRus-2015” should be selected. The submission system will be available from 1 July 2015 at http://ees.elsevier.com/jqsrt/.

November 10, 2014

The list of the Scools' speakers is now available in the Lectures section.

September 2, 2014
Tentative list of invited speakers is now available in the Invited speakers section.

July 18, 2014
Information about the conferences of 2015 is now available in the  Related conferences section.

July 4, 2014
The first announcement of the HighRus-2015 is now available in the Extra Info section.