XVII International Symposium "Atmospheric and Ocean Optics. Atmospheric Physics"

June 28 - July 01, 2011, Tomsk, Russia

First Announcement

The XVII International Symposium "Atmospheric and Ocean Optics. Atmospheric Physics" will be held at V.E. Zuev Institute of Atmospheric Optics of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (SB RAS), city Tomsk, 28 June -1 July, 2011. 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 in the early seventies and organized by academician Vladimir Zuev. This Symposium is dated for forty-year anniversary of Institute of Atmospheric Optics of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
Symposium Chairs
Gelii A. Zherebtsov,
Gennadii G. Matvienko
Organizing Institutions
V.E. Zuev Institute of Atmospheric Optics SB RAS, Tomsk
Institute of Solar-Terrestrial Physics SB RAS, Irkutsk
Call for papers
It is planned to organize four conferences (A, B, C, D) and a worksop (E) in frame of the Symposium.
A. Molecular Spectroscopy and Atmospheric Radiative Processes
Topics: Molecular Spectroscopy of Atmospheric Gases. Absorption of Radiation in Atmosphere and Ocean. Radiative Regime and Climate Problems. Models and Databases for Atmospheric Optics and Physics.
B. Optical Radiation Propagation in the Atmosphere and Ocean
Topics: 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
Topics: 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
Topics: 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.
E. Workshop Adaptive optics for high-power lasers
The Symposium will include presentations of invited papers at the plenary session, oral and poster presentations.
Working languages of the Symposium are English and Russian.
Registration and Paper Submission
Authors should submit an original paper (4 pages) and registration form using the on-line submission procedure on the site http://symp.iao.ru/en/aoo/17/register or by e-mail:  symp2011@iao.ru 
Submission Guidelines
Your 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 100 words, English language).
6. Text of the paper (4-pages, English language)
Text format is MS-WORD (Family.rtf , Times New Roman, 12 pt). The form is accessible on the Extra Info page for this symposium of the site.
Registration by e-mail
Your submission should include the following information also:
1. Conference (A, B, C, D) or Workshop (E).
2. Type of presentation (Oral or/and Poster).
Symposium Location
Symposium will take place in city Tomsk. Tomsk one of the most old city Siberia, was founded in 1604 originally as an Ostrog, on right bank of the river on southeast West-Siberian lowland. Siberian Afini is the modern unofficial name of Tomsk. Now Tomsk city is large cultural, educational and scientific centre of West Siberia, where there are 9 Universities, 15 Scientific Institutions, and the Special Economic Zone of Technical Innovation Type. The city is famous for its beautiful wooden and stone architectures XVIII-XX centuries. It is Siberian baroque, classic and modern styles. Beside architectural monuments there are a lot of interesting places related to history, culture and nature of Tomsk city and it’s around.
Data required for Russian visa application:
1) scanned copy of passport for traveling abroad with date of issue and date of expiry;
2) assumed arrival in Russia: from and till;
3) itinerary (in Russia);
4) family name, first name, middle name;
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.
Additional information:
More information about registration fees, travel and accommodation, social program and tours will be available late on web-site.
Organizing Committee:
Vladimir P. Lukin, Chair
Lidia Bolbasova, Scientific secretary
V.E. Zuev Institute of Atmospheric Optics SB RAS 
1, Zuev square, Tomsk, 634021, Russia
Phone: +7(3822) 492606, +7(3822) 491111 1256
Fax: +7(3822)492086
E-mail: symp2011@iao.ru
Looking forward to seeing you among the participants of the Symposium!