13th Session of the CLIVAR/CliC/SCAR Southern Ocean Region Panel

Thursday, June 14, 2018 to Friday, June 15, 2018
Event City: 
Event Attendance: 
by invitation
Event Contact: 
Lei Han
Event Description: 

The 13th Session of CLIVAR/CliC/SCAR Southern Ocean Region Panel (SORP-13) will be held in conjunction with Polar2018 as a side meeting before the main event.

"SORP serves as a forum for the discussion and communication of scientific advances in the understanding of climate variability and change in the Southern Ocean. SORP advises CLIVAR, CliC, and SCAR on progress, achievements, new opportunities and impediments in internationally-coordinated Southern Ocean research. SORP-13 will focus on emerging issues in Southern Ocean research and linkages with the new Northern Oceans Region Panel.

(Please note: the venues of two days are in different places, which are 2km’s walk apart. See detailed information on location as below)
Thursday, 14 June 2018
8am - 5pm
WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF (Flüelastrasse 11, Davos Dorf), room C157 

Friday, 15 June 2018
8am – 5pm
Room A Flüela ,  Congress Centre Davos. (Between Davos Dorf and Davos Platz. The main entrance and the parking lots can be reached from the Talstrasse.)
By invitation only.
Note that Friday 15 June 2018, 1 - 5pm is a combined meeting with the CLIVAR/CliC Northern Oceans Region Panel.
Contact: Inga Smith (inga.smith@otago.ac.nz )"

For more info, please visit the   side meeting webpage of Polar2018.

Coffee breaks: twice per day at 10:30am and 3:30pm.

Important Note for all SORP-13 participants:
As being requested by the organizer of the Polar2018, must register via the registration portal to access the meeting venue. Please visit the registration webpage of Polar2018 and register as the participant of "SCAR business meetings (paid for by SCAR)". No payment will be needed at the end (zero registration fee), but the credit card info may be required to finalize the registration. 
There is a business meeting reception in the early evening of Saturday, 16 June 2018. If you wish to attend, please book this within your registration, it costs an extra 30CHF.
Invitation letter: To obtain an invitation letter, please follow the instruction at the homepage of the registration portal: to contact polar@davos.ch after having finalized the registration.

The meeting agenda of SORP-13 can be downloaded here.