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2013 Transantarctic Mountains Science Meeting Agenda

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The purpose of the 2013 Transantarctic Science Meeting is to allow for the annual interaction amongst and within the varied group of established and young scientists of any background with interests in Transantarctic Mountains (TAM). This meeting is structured to facilitate:

  • High profile invited synthesis talks
  • Short three minute descriptions of recent results
  • One concurrent oral session to facilitate interdisciplinary exchange
  • Ample time for the exchange of ideas and planning for future research and collaborations
  • Planning of future campaigns and synergistic benefits interdisciplinary collaborations and/or shared field sites.

In addition, this meeting will also support small group discussions concerning:

  • Long and short term research priorities
  • Common goals and multidisciplinary collaborations
  • Current logistics capabilities and future needs for camps/logistics hubs.

The results of the group discussions will be collated, presented, and further discussed in a joint session. The results of the community deliberations will be included in TAM science-meeting report to help focus future research and planning activities. The information will be housed in and will be freely available through this website.

For more details, refer to the 2013 meeting FAQ page.