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

July 01-05, 2024, St.Petersburg, Russia

First Announcement

The XXX International Symposium "Atmospheric and Ocean Optics. Atmospheric Physics" will be organized in Saint Petersburg, July 01-05, 2024.
Symposium Chairs
Gelii A. Zherebtsov
Oleg A. Romanovskii
Vladimir A. Semenov
Igor V. Ptashnik
A.A. Rodionov
S.B. Turuntaev

Organizing Institutions
V.E. Zuev Institute of Atmospheric Optics SB RAS
Shirshov Institute of Oceanology of Russian Academy of Science
A.M. Obukhov Institute of Atmospheric Physics of Russian Academy of Sciences
Institute of geosphere dynamics of Russian Academy of Sciences  
Institute of Solar-Terrestrial Physics SB RAS

Call for papers
It is planned to organize five conferences (A, B, C, D, E) in the frame work of the Symposium.
A. Molecular Spectroscopy and Radiation Propagation in the Atmosphere and Ocean
Topics: Molecular Spectroscopy of Atmospheric Gases. Absorption of Radiation in Atmosphere and Ocean. Radiative Regime and Climate Problems. Models and Databases for the Problems of Atmospheric Optics and Physics. Wave Propagation in Random Inhomogeneous Media. Adaptive Optics. Nonlinear Effects at Radiation Propagation in the Atmosphere and Water Media. Multiple Scattering. Optical Communication. Image Transfer and Processing. Estimation of the reliability of metrological measurements.
B. Optical Investigation of Atmosphere
Topics: Optical and Microphysical Properties of Atmospheric Aerosol and Suspension in Water Media. Elemental and ionic composition of impurities in the surface layer. Transport and Transformation of Aerosol and Gas Components in the Atmosphere. Laser and Acoustic Sounding of the Atmosphere and Ocean. Diagnostics of State and Functioning of Plants' Biosystems and Biological Objects. Optical-electronic complexes for problems of optics and atmospheric physics. Monitoring of water bodies according to remote sensing data. Active shooting systems for studying the atmosphere and the ocean.
C. Optical Investigation of Ocean
Topics: Biooptic characteristics of sea water (dissolved organic matter, chlorophyll, suspension, etc.). Instruments for measuring hydrooptic characteristics and properties of suspension. Underwater light fields. Remote sensing, including lidars and colour satellite scanners. Regional biooptic algorithms. Validation of ocean remote sensing data from space. Monitoring of variability in sea water biooptics under the influence of climate and anthropogenic impacts. Optical properties of polar sea waters.
D. Physics of the troposphere
Topics: Structure and Dynamics of the Lower Atmosphere. Dynamics of the Atmosphere and Climate of the Asian Region. The results of the monitoring of the troposphere from the data processing measurements using the Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS). Radiophysical and Optical Techniques for Probing the Terrestrial Atmosphere and Underlying Surface. Forecast of Сlimate Сhange. Modeling of atmospheric phenomena using interactive map services. Climate change forecast.
 E. Physics of the middle and upper atmosphere
Structure and Dynamics of the Middle and Upper Atmosphere. Physical Processes and Phenomena in the Thermosphere and the Ionosphere of the Earth. Climatological Studies of the Upper Atmosphere. Interrelation of Processes in the Lithosphere, State, Ionosphere, Magnetosphere and the Sun. Development of Methods for Monitoring the Upper Atmosphere Using GNSS. The Use of GNSS for the Development of Empirical and Physical Models. Changes in the global gravitational field of the Earth.
Symposium schedule includes plenary (30 min), invited (20 min), oral (15 min), and poster reports.
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 
Submission Guidelines
Your submission should include the following information:
Presentation Title.
  1. Names of Authors (principal author first).
  2. Affiliation, mailing address, telephone, fax, and e-mail address for each author.
  3. Abstract text (approximately 100 words, English language).
  4. Text of the paper (4-pages, English language)
Text format is MS-WORD (Family.rtf , Times New Roman, 12 pt). ​​​​​​
The deadline for submitting papers is April 1, 2024.
Proceedings of SPIE (The International Society for Optical Engineering http://spiedl.org/) with the reports presented at the Symposium will be published in electronic form.

Symposium Location 
Meetings of the Symposium will be held at the  Saint Petersburg Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
Additional information:
More information about registration fees, accommodation, social program  will be available late on web-site.
Organizing Committee:
Oleg A. Romanovskii, Co-chair
Ol'ga V. Kharchenko, Scientific secretary
V.E. Zuev Institute of Atmospheric Optics SB RAS 
1, Zuev square, Tomsk, 634055, Russia 
Phone: +7(3822) 490462, +(7)9138741100
Fax: +7(3822)492086 
e-mail: symp2024@iao.ru
Looking forward to seeing you among the participants of the Symposium!