XV International Symposium "Atmospheric and Ocean Optics, Atmospheric physics"

June 22-29, 2008, Krasnoyarsk, Russia

Second Announcement

In 2008, June 22–29, the Institute of Atmospheric Optics of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (SB RAS) will organize XV International Symposium "Atmospheric and Ocean Optics. Atmospheric Physics". It will be held on board the ship Aleksandr Matrosov cruising on the River Yenisei. The Symposium is a traditional meeting of atmospheric and ocean optics and atmospheric physics community, which has a long history as a successor of the symposiums on Laser Propagation in Atmosphere and Laser Remote Sensing of Atmosphere beginning with the early seventies and organizing by academician Vladimir Zuev.

Symposium Chairs
Gelii A. Zherebtsov,
Gennadii G. Matvienko

Organizing Institutions
Institute of Atmospheric Optics SB RAS, Tomsk
Institute of Solar-Terrestrial Physics SB RAS, Irkutsk
support by
Krasnoyarsk Science Centre and
Kirensky Institute of Physics SB RAS, Krasnoyrsk

It is planned to organize four conferences (A, B, C, D) in frame of the Symposium.
A. 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. Optical Radiation 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' Biosystems and Biological Objects.
D. Atmospheric Physics
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 and Underlying Surface.

Format of the Symposium proposes presentations of invited papers at the plenary session, oral and poster presentations. Working language of the Symposium is English.

Abstracts Due Date: April 2, 2008

Submission of abstracts

Authors have the option to submit abstracts through Internet http://symp.iao.ru/ru/aoo/15/register or by e-mail: symp2008@iao.ru, or mail to the Scientific Secretary of the XV International Symposium “Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics. Atmospheric Physics” to the address: 1, Akademicheskii Ave., Tomsk, 634055, Russia.
Abstracts will be published.

Registration through Internet (preferably)

On-line registration is accessible on the site http://symp.iao.ru/ru/aoo/15/register.
Abstracts are to be prepared in MS-WORD (RTF) format (12pt, Times New Roman). Your abstract will be available on-line after checking by the Organizing Committee.
If you have any problems with on-line registration, please, read the instruction “How to register online?" or consult the site administrator or Scientific secretary.

Registration by e-mail
Instructions for Submitting Abstracts

Your abstract submission should include the following information:
1. Presentation Title.
2. Names of Authors (principal author first).
3. Affiliation, mailing address, telephone, fax, and e-mail address for each author.
4. Keywords (five keywords maximum).
5. Abstract text (approximately 250 words, English language).
6. Conference (A, B, C, or D).
7. Type of presentation (Oral or/and Poster).
Abstracts format is MS-WORD (Family.rtf , Times New Roman, 12 pt)

Data required for Russian visa application:

1) scanned copy of passport for travelling abroad with date of issue and date of expiry;
2) assumed arrival in Russia: from and till;
3) itinerary (in Russia);
4) surname, name, patronymic;
5) date of birth;
6) sex;
7) citizenship;
8) state of birth, place of birth;
9) state of constant residence, region;
10) place of getting visa, country and city with Russian Consulate;
11) affiliation (exact name);
12} exact address of institute;
13) your position or title at your place of work;
14) series of passport and number.


Symposium will be held on board the ship Aleksandr Matrosov cruising along the River Yenisei.

The cabin price is 25–100 € per person depending on the cabin class. The schedule of cruise will be available in the Third Announcement after April 2, 2008.
Three meals a day costs about ~ 25 € per person.

Accommodation in Krasnoyarsk

On your request, the Organizing Committee can help you to book a room in the Hotel Krasnoyarsk. Hotel information is accessible on the hotel sites http://eng.hotelkrs.ru, http://english.vkrasnoyarsk.ru.

Paper review

Abstracts will be selected by the Program Committee.

Symposium fee (includes session admission, Program, Abstracts, welcome reception, coffee breaks)

Before 15.05.2008
regular – 150€, accompanying person – 75€, PhD-student – 75€
After 15.05.2008
regular – 175€, accompanying person – 100€, PhD-student – 100€

Bank account (€)

ACCOUNT: 40503 978 70629 000 0009

Organizing Committee:
Yurii N. Ponomarev, Chair
Boris A. Voronin, Scientific secretary

Institute of Atmospheric Optics, SB RAS
1, Akademicheskii Ave.
Tomsk, 634055, Russia
Phone: +7(3822) 492020, +7(3822) 490067
Fax: +7(3822)492086
e-mail: symp2008@iao.ru

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