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

June 23-27, 2014, Novosibirsk, Russia

First Announcement

The XX International Symposium "Atmospheric and Ocean Optics. Atmospheric Physics" will be organized by the Institute V.E. Zuev Institute of Atmospheric Optics of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (SB RAS), Institute of Chemical Kinetics and Combustion SB RAS and Institute of Solar-Terrestrial Physics SB RAS in Novosibirsk, June 23 - 27, 2014. The symposium will be held in Novosibirsk (Institute of Chemical Kinetics and Combustion SB RAS) and at the hotel «Sosnovka» on the shore of the Ob Sea (Novosibirsk Reservoir).

Symposium Chairs

Gelii A. Zherebtsov,
Gennadii G. Matvienko

Victor  A. Bagryansky

Organizing Institutions

V.E. Zuev Institute of Atmospheric Optics SB RAS, Tomsk
Institute of Chemical Kinetics and Combustion SB RAS, Novosibirsk

Institute of Solar-Terrestrial Physics SB RAS, Irkutsk

Call for papers

It is planned to organize four conferences (A, B, C, D) in the frame work 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 the Problems of 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 the Atmosphere and Water Media. Multiple Scattering. Optical Communication. Image Transfer and Processing.
C. Optical Investigation of Atmosphere and Ocean
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.
D. Atmospheric Physics and Climate
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. Radiophysical and Optical Techniques for Probing the Terrestrial Atmosphere and Underlying Surface. Forecast of climate change.

Working languages of the Symposium are English and Russian.

In the Symposium framework a special section for young scientists and a competition for the best oral paper are planned.

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/20/register or by e-mail symp2014@iao.ru. Registration and submission will be opened January 15, 2014.

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 will be accessible on the page for this symposium of the site (Extra info).


The deadline for submitting papers is March 15, 2014.

Registration by e-mail
Your submission should include the following information also:

  1. Conference (A, B, C, D).
  2. Type of presentation (Oral or/and Poster).

Symposium Location

Symposium will take place in Novosibirsk and at the hotel «Sosnovka» on the shore of the Ob Sea (Novosibirsk Reservoir).

Novosibirsk is the third most popular city in Russia after Moscow and St. Petersburg and the most popular city in Asian Russia, with a population of 1,523,801 (2013 est.). It is the administrative center of Novosibirsk Region as well as of the Siberian Federal District. The city is located in the southwestern part of Siberia on the banks of the Ob River adjacent to the Ob River Valley, near the large water reservoir formed by the dam of the Novosibirsk Hydro Power Plant. and occupies an area of 502.1 square kilometers (193.9 sq mi). The city is informally known as the "Capital of Siberia". Hotel "SOSNOVKA" is located in the Novosibirsk region, seven kilometers from Akademgorodok, on the shore of the Gulf of Berd in a magnificent pine forest.

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:

  1. Oleg A. Romanovskii, CoChair.
  2. Alexander S. Kozlov  , CoChair.
  3. Semen V. Yakovlev, Scientific secretary

V.E. Zuev Institute of Atmospheric Optics SB RAS 
1, Zuev square, Tomsk, 634021, Russia 
Phone: +7(3822) 490462, +(7)9138774097
Fax: +7(3822)492086 

Looking forward to seeing you among the participants of the Symposium!