XII Joint International Symposium "Atmospheric and Ocean Optics, Atmospheric physics"

June 27-30, 2005, Tomsk, Russia

In accordance with the schedule of meetings and conferences approved by the Presidium of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences for 2005 The Institute of Atmospheric Optics of the SB RAS will organize XII-th Anniversary International Symposium on Atmospheric and Ocean Optics, Atmospheric Physics (27 - 30 June 2005, Tomsk).

Symposium Chairs
Gelii A. Zherebtsov
Gennadii G. Matvienko

Orginizing Institutions
Institute of Atmospheric Optics SB RAS
Institute of Solar – Terrestrial Physics SB RAS

We are assuming to organize four conferences (A, B, C, D) in frame of symposium program.
À. 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' Bio systems.
D. Atmospheric Physics
Structure and Dynamics of the Middle Atmosphere. Dynamics of the Atmosphere and Climate of the Asian Region. Physical Processes and Phenomena in the Earth's Thermosphere and Ionosphere.

The Symposium Program will include presentations of invited papers at the plenary session, oral presentations, and poster presentations.

Working languages of the Symposium are English and Russian.

Submission of abstracts
Authors have the option to submit abstracts by e-mail symp2005@iao.ru (one copy) or mail (two copies) to Olga V. Kharchenko, Scientific Secretary of the 12-th International Joint Symposium on Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics. Atmospheric Physics,

The mailing address is Institute of Atmospheric Optics SB RAS, 1, Akademicheskii Ave., Tomsk, 634055, Russia.

The abstracts are to be submitted by 30 April 2005.

Paper review
All abstracts and proceedings will be reviewed by the Program Committee or Conference Chairs.

Instruction for preparation of abstracts of papers/posters
Your Abstract should include the following:
Abstract Title.
Names of Authors (principal author first).
Affiliation and Correspondence Address for Each Author Mailing address, telephone, fax, e-mail.
Conference (please indicate the related topic most nearly coinciding with the subject matter of the paper).
Type of Presentation (please indicate your preference for Oral or/and Poster presentation).
Keywords.
Abstract (the text of not more than 250 words is required for each paper, language of abstract is English).

Proceedings of the Symposium
Proceedings will be published after the Symposium in SPIE Publishing House. The guidelines for submission of papers will be given in the next announcement.

For young scientists
The Organizing Committee encourages young scientists to take part in the Symposium. The Organizing Committee has a limited capability to support the participation of young scientists in the Symposium in the form of partial compensation of travel expenses.

Looking forward to seeing you in Tomsk at the 12-th International Symposium on Atmospheric and Ocean Optics & Atmospheric Physics!

Prof. Vladimir P. Lukin,
Chair of the Program Committee.

Olga V. Kharchenko,
Scientific Secretary of the Symposium